GUN Thinking about getting an M1 Garand.....

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  1. mrbill

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    What should I look/watch out for and about how much might a decent one cost? I've seen prices as low as $600 to as high as a couple K. Help me if you can.
     
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    Generally it's a good idea to stay away from the Century M1 Garands, as the metal that they use for their recievers is shitty and soft and tend to warp and give you all sorts of trouble.

    If you go through the CMP, complete all the necessary things at the range, you can get one for around $600.00. Usually they give you an Italian M1 Garand that's as good as they come.

    If you can afford it, Springfield makes some nice new M1 Garands that run around $1000.00
     
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    ive seen srpingfeilds on ebay in excellent condition for $750
     
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    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    Springfield, in my opinion, is the best out there. Both of mine are Springfields, and both are original issue for the US Army from the days when they actually issued them.

    If my second Garand wasn't going to my nephew (as promised) I'd sell it to you so that I could get an M-1A ;)
     
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    if you're in the CMP, you can get them for $400 a pop, in damn good shape. they're refurbs, i believe. often, people will go and buy three or more, shoot them, then sell all but the best one. you can get rid of them fairly easy for the kind of price that you paid for them through the CMP. you can also get ARs, M1 carbines, and other rifles through the CMP pretty cheap. i know, because my best friend is at camp perry right now, and he'll be bringing a couple garands home after the two-week long event up there.
     
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    You haven't been able to buy or sell firearms on ebay for over a year.
     
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    What is CMP?
     
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    Civilian Marksmanship Program. Gov. backed program to promote competition with military style rifles. www.odcmp.org
     
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    Cool, I'll check it out. Thnx.
     
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    I think the Garands are overpriced right now, but the CMP program is great.
     

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