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    Quote Originally Posted by BlasterBob View Post
    Looking forward to that update. It has been reported that SERVICE grades have been quite nice lately. Hoping for the best for you.
    4 mil Springfield, 1ME 4TE, USGI wood.

    Broke the whole thing down to clean and lube/grease this weekend. The stock has a lot of cosmoline unfortunately, it's going to take a while to get out fully... I couldn't wait that long so I cleaned it up as best I could in a day and took it to the range Sunday.

    She shoots nice, sights were pretty much dead on after I reassembled them. I'd like to get out to 100 yards and make sure I'm zeroed and how the groups are (the wood seems loose but I'm no expert). Pics to come, I haven't gotten any good ones yet.

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    boxy, thanks for the update. Now watching for the pictures.

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    boxy, any pictures yet?

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    Sorry for the delay. I took some pics but weren't happy how they turned out. Was going to wait until I could take it in the woods to get some natural light, but here are the pics. Are there any areas you'd like to see specifically when I can get better pics?


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    Very nice.
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    That is the way the M1 should look. Good for you.

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    Looks good
    A true classic! Don't refinish it!!
    FHUGETABOUDIT!!!

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    boxy, thanks for posting those pictures. Always nice to see the stock cartouche if there is one and the manufacturer and Serial number. If you are uncomfortable showing the SN, you can blank out the last couple numbers. These Garands are outstanding weapons and are my absolute favorites of my 70 years farting around with guns. Easy to take down field strip and even detail stripping is easy.

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