M1 Garand

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by kc, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. kc

    kc Well-Known Member

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    A friend of mine is in possion of a real nice garand,did the government get the thumb smasher
    taken care of and do they still eat your thumb.
     
  2. shortgrass

    shortgrass Well-Known Member

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    They still have 'teeth'.
     

  3. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    No And Yes. That is why this affliction is still called the M1 Thumb.

    J E CUSTOM
     
  4. shortgrass

    shortgrass Well-Known Member

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    The M1 Garand has been considered obsolete since the the M14 was adopted. Why would the government "fix it"? Been sold as 'surplus' for a long time. It don't bite if ya' know how to use it!