Although mail order requests of Garands can take a good amount of time to fill, a visit to a CMP store will present the buyer with a good selection of rifles ready for purchase.
The rifle found was a Winchester-receivered Garand, a variant the author had been wanting to add to his collection. According to the research, the receiver was likely produced in late 1942.
From the CMP website:
“Recent news articles and references to the demise of the Civilian Marksmanship Program are erroneous. Business and programs continue as usual. We appreciate the continued support of all our customers.”
That’s great news for new shooters, firearms enthusiasts, collectors and history enthusiasts alike—as detailed in an article by Michael O. Humphries titled “M1 Treasure Hunt,” which appears in the latest copy of Military Surplus magazine—on newsstands NOW!!!
From the CMP website: "Recent news articles and references to the demise of the Civilian…
by Tactical-Life / Sep 10, 2013