GUN M1 Garand questions

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  1. Slick26

    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    What to look for, and where to find them for less than 11ty thousand dollars. :mamoru:
    Even the beat up ones I've seen on gunbroker are like $500-$800. Ouch.
    I realize I'll never find one for a Mosin price, but damn... these things are expensive. Why?
     
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    And what round is recommended for this fine rifle? .30-06 or 308?
     
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    Just look for one with a decent bore on it, your not going to pick up anything really collectible cheap, if its not 30-06 its not a garand, may as well buy a 9mm 1911 while your at it.
     
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    Werd. Sounds like I'd have to drop some pretty coin for a relatively decent one.
    The cheapest I've found is in the $500 range, and they are really beat up.
    Not that that's all that bad... I mean, its history.
     
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    They're expensive because only 5.5 million were made and only the US govt can import them. Thus if you want one, get it through CMP directly or buy one from some guy who already bought one through CMP and jacked up the price because he has one and you dont.

    But yes, they're way to expensive right now on the market.
     
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    Everyone wants to have grandfathers gun or and some think they're making a good investment by buying them. As far as gun for the money I think you can do better, but it won't come with the american history behind it.
     
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    Fuck it... minus whale buy a K98 instead. LOL. (Traitor)
     
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    kellyclan She only loves you when she's drunk.

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    You need the Garand if you want to be a Knight Who Says Ping!
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    How about a Chinese SKS? :hsugh:
     
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    Unlikely with an 03 FFL. I think the Chinese SKSs are baned.
     
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    Serious? They're all over the place on gunbroker. There is no AWB anymore, why would they be banned?
    What would make a Chinese SKS any different than an AK47, or a Mosin, or a Garand, etc.
    They're all vintage military rifles. :dunno:
     
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    Poster was referencing the fact that a Chicom SKS is not a curio or relic as classed by the ATF - therefore, you have to go through an 01 FFL if you buy one. Of course, if you don't have an 03 FFL, this is all moot :mamoru:
     
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    Because it's Chinese. For some reason the ATF doesn't like the slant-eyes.:rolleyes:
     
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    Ah, alright. It's not like there aren't other kinds anyway.
     
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    it's legal
     
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    So its legal and illegal at the same time. :bowdown: Sweet. I'm so confused.
     
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    legal to own and sell here, illegal to import into the country.
     
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    So is there a ban on all Chinese made firearms, or just Norinco? Or is Norinco all chinese made firearms?
     
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    Alright, that's what I thought. Until people started trying to cumfuse me.
    That's really what I needed to know.

    Did anyone check out the link I posted? What does you thinks?
     
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    How the hell did an SKS get into a Garand thread? I just puked in my mouth.




    I'm going to brush my teeth now.
     
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    :rofl: I dunno. I was just browsing rifles on GunBroker, and saw a few that I liked... so I mentioned it.
    Make sure to gargle with mouthwash as well.
     
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    Actually I'm not sure how the ban works, Polytech and Norinco products are off limits, I do see ad's in places like centerfire selling new chinese shotguns so maybe some shit is ok :dunno:
     
  25. t1h

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    buy a garand through CMP.
     

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