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    Ammo for M1 Garand

    I just received by Garandicon from the CMPicon, its dated 1953. Any suggestions on ammo for my first time zero of the rifle?

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    CMPicon should have ammo too...or you can buy ammo specifically designed and marketed for the M1icon rifle. Federal American Eagle Ammo 30-06 Springfield (M1 Garand) 150 Grain
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    S&G Ammo generally has a much better prices than the CMPicon, when it's in stock. The drying up of CMP supplies of HXP make it tough to find "well priced" M2 Ball.
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    Ok, great info, thank you!!!

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    The PPU 150 grain .30-06 is made to M2 Ball specifications.

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    I have a similar question as RPM101 except that I have a significant supply of mil-surp .30-06 (US mfg. & Greek, Danishicon, etc.) Any issues as to why I should not use this ammo now, other than the fact that some of it may be corrosive?



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