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Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 12-27-2009, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,189
Posted By GarandGuy
I know exactly what you mean. I also own the...

I know exactly what you mean. I also own the rifles in the calibers you mention. I have quite a few "milsurps" and I also have my own forum that I co-own with a good friend of mine as well. I've been...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-25-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,897
Posted By GarandGuy
I wasn't speaking of "radical changes" like...

I wasn't speaking of "radical changes" like lasers and folding stocks and other such paraphernalia. I was meaning like a synthetic or sporter stocks, sight modifications as in open sights and nothing...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-23-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,897
Posted By GarandGuy
OK I stand corrected at the present time, but if...

OK I stand corrected at the present time, but if you bought the firearm you should be able to do what you want with it within respect of the C&R rules and not be chastised for keeping it respectable...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-23-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,897
Posted By GarandGuy
Why do you say "Bubba"? Bubba is when someone who...

Why do you say "Bubba"? Bubba is when someone who {thinks} that they are a gunsmith ruins a perfectly good C&R. I have a truly Bubba'd K-98 Mauser that I bought for $75 and it is a GROSS attempt at...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-23-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,189
Posted By GarandGuy
I own an M-39 Finnish rework of a Russian M-91...

I own an M-39 Finnish rework of a Russian M-91 {not to be confused with the M-91-30. Most of the rifles I have encountered have been top notch as far as accuracy and reliability. Some of the finish...
Firearms Forum: Hunting Forum 02-09-2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,540
Posted By GarandGuy
.30-06! Why? Cuz it works! Nuff Sed! :D You can...

.30-06! Why? Cuz it works! Nuff Sed! :D You can have the .270 and the OTHER rounds based off the PARENT cartridge, .30-06. If ALL the other rounds BASED off the .30-06 were good, why didn't the...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-09-2009, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By GarandGuy
AGAIN! That is new news?

AGAIN! That is new news?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-07-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,392
Posted By GarandGuy
surplusrifles.com? HA! There are better places.

surplusrifles.com? HA! There are better places.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-06-2009, 11:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By GarandGuy
Seeing as how my Father was in WWII, I think I'd...

Seeing as how my Father was in WWII, I think I'd have liked to live in the same era. I saw the "More Modern Military" with my time in the service and it seemed that my Dad was right about his humble...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-06-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,392
Posted By GarandGuy
It could be an M-1917 Enfield .30-06 too....

It could be an M-1917 Enfield .30-06 too. Different caliber from a Mosin Nagant, which is 7.62x54Rmm. Not all Mosin's have Cyrillic markings.

Here is an awesome link to look it up: ...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 02-06-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,179
Posted By GarandGuy
The only way they will send his Garand to his...

The only way they will send his Garand to his door is if he has an FFL01 / 03 or a C&R license in his name, other than that, you'll have to have the Garand sent to a gunshop willing to participate in...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-06-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By GarandGuy
c3shooter, That depends on if his state will...

c3shooter, That depends on if his state will allow semi auto rifles too. M-1 Garand is semi auto. I'd recommend a nice M-1903 Springfield or an M-1917 Enfield or a good newly made or used commercial...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 02-06-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,282
Posted By GarandGuy
Moving the rear sight will take an Act of...

Moving the rear sight will take an Act of Congress. The front sight can be drifted back and forth with a proper sized drift and a hammer that is just enough to make the drift move the front sight...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 02-01-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,280
Posted By GarandGuy
:(The .40 Short and Weak is the minimum of the...

:(The .40 Short and Weak is the minimum of the 10mm. Sorry, but I had to add my two cents. :( I had to add my two cents. The M-1911A1 in .45 M-1911A1 is still the best and the one that all others are...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-01-2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,314
Posted By GarandGuy
Like I have said, I have been laid off since...

Like I have said, I have been laid off since February of 2008! The economy was fouled up long before WE have seen it. George W. BUSH ran this country like a business and I blame HIM for the downfall....
Firearms Forum: The Club House 02-01-2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,314
Posted By GarandGuy
S.C., I'm 38 years old. I've seen enough of the...

S.C., I'm 38 years old. I've seen enough of the Dems. and Repubs. to last me forever more. How old are you man? With All Due Respect! We need the Independents in office after Obama. Ask ANY older...
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-29-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,314
Posted By GarandGuy
What do you mean S.C., I've seen enuff BS from...

What do you mean S.C., I've seen enuff BS from both parties over the years, maybe an Independent can help.
Firearms Forum: The Club House 01-21-2009, 11:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,314
Posted By GarandGuy
I was laid off in Feb. 2008 and in my state...

I was laid off in Feb. 2008 and in my state things are meager and always were to say the least. I am laid off from an Iron Foundry and it looks meager all the way around folks. I don't see the new...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 01-21-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By GarandGuy
Savage makes a right hand bolt with a left side...

Savage makes a right hand bolt with a left side eject.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 01-21-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,572
Posted By GarandGuy
To avoid a fiasco here, remember to keep the bolt...

To avoid a fiasco here, remember to keep the bolt cocked for removal and replacement, but you do not have to pull the trigger to remove a cocked bolt, you use the bolt release on the left rear...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 01-21-2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,160
Posted By GarandGuy
This is the best and most civil thread about the...

This is the best and most civil thread about the M-1 Garand I have ever read. As I have seen some like it, some don't. And that is cool. It is sort of like the Ford vs. Chevy argument. I own a nice...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 01-20-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,897
Posted By GarandGuy
I wouldn't say it is a big "No-No" to alter any...

I wouldn't say it is a big "No-No" to alter any rifle, it is your own personal rifle, do with it what you want. The reason I say this is: "Do you plan on selling it anytime soon?". Most folks buy a...
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