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  1. Thread: HRA trigger

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    Thats a ridiculous price to pay for a trigger!!...

    Thats a ridiculous price to pay for a trigger!! Its hard to tell from the picture but it might be HRA
    There is a refinished HRA trigger on Gunbroker
  2. Thread: HRA trigger

    by Orlando
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    [QUOTE=jond41403;457147]I thought the HRA garand...

    [QUOTE=jond41403;457147]I thought the HRA garand triggers are supposed to have a thinner profile than the other makers? This one looked thinner than the other makers to me[COLOR="black"]

    Yes, this...
  3. Thread: HRA trigger

    by Orlando
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    Its refinished as the pin on original finish is...

    Its refinished as the pin on original finish is not parkerized but shiny. HRS triggers are not the same as other manufactures. I believe it to be a SA post war trigger as HRA triggers have thin...
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    You stole it, nice rifle Heres mine I picked up...

    You stole it, nice rifle
    Heres mine I picked up awhile back, I paid substantially more than you
    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=65157
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    I disagree. While CMP is good place to buy...

    I disagree. While CMP is good place to buy Garands and I have purchased many from them, I have also bought some of my best rifles from private sellers.
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    Outside parts appear "correct" but need to...

    Outside parts appear "correct" but need to inspect unmarked internals to see if they are HRA
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    The specials have new commercial barrel and...

    The specials have new commercial barrel and stocks, the rest of the parts are used USGI commercially refinished. They make good shooters
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    If they are not real busy stop at the counter and...

    If they are not real busy stop at the counter and explain you are new to the garand and are just looking for a good shooter. If they have the time they will help you pick one out
  9. Thread: M1 NM type 2?

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    CMP may or may not have any info on the rifle. If...

    CMP may or may not have any info on the rifle. If possible see if original owner has the paperwork. That's will raise the value of the rifle significantly
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    Here is a right as rain Type II you can use for...

    Here is a right as rain Type II you can use for comparison
    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=65157
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    Hows the rest of the rifle, is that the only NM...

    Hows the rest of the rifle, is that the only NM part?
    As I understand ( someone correct me if I'm wrong) there were a number or NM rifles loaned to Greece, who they used as standard infantry...
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    Type I's were not bedded

    Type I's were not bedded
  13. Thread: trigger guard

    by Orlando
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    You will not find everything in books. Its a late...

    You will not find everything in books. Its a late WWII SA guard
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    or it may be a basement build. Need more detailed...

    or it may be a basement build. Need more detailed pics than you had on other forum. Also need pictures of the bedding
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    CMP records are complete back to 1996, they do...

    CMP records are complete back to 1996, they do have DCM records from earlier years but are not complete. The year of the rifle has nothing to do with the CMP search.
  16. Thread: trigger guard

    by Orlando
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    pictues do not work. As far as I know all WRA...

    pictues do not work. As far as I know all WRA trigger guards are stamped WRA and drawing number. Springfield used letter codes on their guards at the end of WWII
  17. I have seen one once that was in original...

    I have seen one once that was in original shipping box, fairly rare. Unless a NM rifle has provenance its just another garand with NM parts
  18. Op rod cacth woukld not be correct, to much ear...

    Op rod cacth woukld not be correct, to much ear on the butt plate to tell what manufacture it is. Hard to see in the pics but looks as though the follower rod is not correct, cant tell about the...
  19. op rod catch looks refinished as pin is not in...

    op rod catch looks refinished as pin is not in the white. It was probably replaced at some point. Hard to tell what manufacture the butt plate is as there is to much wear to the metal
    Nice Garand
  20. Dropbox - Safety Info Smoothing.doc...

    Dropbox - Safety Info Smoothing.doc

    also make sure sgring housing isn't installed "backwards"
  21. You haven't posted near enough pics to tell if...

    You haven't posted near enough pics to tell if rifle is correct or not. Not all parts will be stamped IHC, some are letter coded others you have to look for characteristics. If you don't understand...
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    I had a chance to buy one a few years back, in...

    I had a chance to buy one a few years back, in hindsight I should have
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    Jim Lapping the bolt to smooth contact surfaces...

    Jim
    Lapping the bolt to smooth contact surfaces for better function and consistent even bolt closure. Bolt was so close to headspacing I was able to lap it and kill two birds with one stone
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    7.62 Garand Build

    About 7-8 months ago I picked up a unissued 7.62 Navy barrel on another forum, this was the heart of my latest build .
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2018/07/DSC01897_zpsgvnlbhz9-1.jpg
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    Yes you are right about one thing

    Yes you are right about one thing
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