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This two-book set includes The M1 Garand Owner's Guide and Serial Numbers & Data Sheets by Scott Duff
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Collector Bookstore Notes:
This is an owner's reference guide to the Springfield M1 Garand Rifle. It contains photos, diagrams and instructions for assembly, cleaning and repair.
The M1 Garand: Owner's Guide - Disassembly, assembly, inspection, repair, cleaning, zeroing, and more.
Written specifically for the M1 rifleman. With interest in the Garand at levels not previously experienced, new owners often have questions about their recent acquisition. Most common among them are: "Who made my rifle and when?" "How do I take it apart and put it back together?" "How do I clean, lubricate, and maintain it?" This book will answer those questions.
The civilian owner of an M1 rifle is faced with maintenance activities not encountered by military users. The owner must understand the operation and function of the rifle, and be proficient at dissasembly, assembly, inspection, and replacement of individual components. the purpose of this book is to impart that information to the reader which is necessary to develop the knowledge and ability to perform those tasks. Acquisition of these skills will inspire confidence at the work bench and rifle range!
The M1 Garand: Serial Numbers & Data Sheets - A pocket reference guide to the M1 rifle. The 8" x 4" size makes for easy pocket carry to Gun Shows. Includes 84 Data Sheets.
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Two of the most critical factors in collecting the M1 Garand are the determination of dates of manufacture and identification of components correct for specific rifles. This is important whether considering the purchase of an M1 that is being presented as original, or attempting to restore a rifle to its correct configuration. The best way to determine the correct components for a specific M1 is through use of data sheets on original rifles. The purpose of this book is to provide the reader with serial number tables and a large sampling of data sheets to aid in identification and restoration.
The M1 Garand: Serial Numbers & Data Sheets is in response to requests by collectors for a pocket reference book of serial numbers and data sheets. The 4" wide by 8" high size is convenient for pocket carry to gun shows, auctions, estate sales, and gun shops.