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Garand questions....

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by itstime, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. itstime

    itstime

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    Hello,

    A friend of a friend has to recoup some money and has two Garands for sale. Both are 1945 one is original and the other has a 1954 barrel. (redone Korean era)

    The one that was redone is as good as you can get. Wants $800 for it.

    The original is really nice but not as nice and has a muzzle measurement of 1 and throat at 2 for $750.

    I'm no expert but are these prices good, bad or???

    Which one would be the better pick?

    Any suggestions from experts would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. jrs93accord

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    If you want a shooter, the $800 one is where I would put my money.
     

  3. Brucev

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    HTH. Sincerely. Brucev.
     
  4. m2hmghb

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    Barrels don't need replacing until they gauge a 3-6. The throat is good till 7-10. The wood is where you need to look, see if it has a cartouche and if it looks new or the same age as the wood. I recommend you pick up Scott Duff's book on M1 Garands, the ww2 edition.