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M1 Garand Memorial Day Tribute Video

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Amsdorf, May 27, 2012.

  1. Amsdorf

    Amsdorf

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    I made this video as a tribute to my Uncle George, who lost a leg at the Battle of the Bulge, serving as a combat medic. The Garand I'm shooting in this video is a Springfield Armory, all correct, built in 1944, with original receiver and barrel. Dean's Gun Restoration replaced the wood, which was post WWII wood, and reparkerized it.

    Hope you like it.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiC5ScVuTDc"]M1 Garand Introduction - History, Photos, Loading and Shooting Demo of World War II Garand - YouTube[/ame]
     
  2. JTBTACTICAL

    JTBTACTICAL

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    Loved it! Thanks for sharing!

    Happy Memorial Day! :patriot:
     

  3. Amsdorf

    Amsdorf

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    Thanks, glad you liked it.
     
  4. m2hmghb

    m2hmghb

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    Good video and a nice M1. DGR did a great job on the stock. What type of walnut is it?

    Just to let you know an "all correct" rifle means all the parts are correct for the serial number, that one has the wrong rear sight on it, it should have a WW2 type 3 lockbar sight.

    http://www.m1garand.com/store/m1_garand_rear_lock_bar_sight.html
     
  5. exmdshooter

    exmdshooter WWJMBD?

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    Great video - and thanks! What better way to commemorate Memorial Day? :patriot:

    Just one minor quibble: your rifle was made by Springfield Arsenal. Springfield Armory is the modern day company known for its 1911 pistols among other things.