To: Blood of Tyrants
I don't know about the Garand parts set. They have dried up recently and getting a really good one is a bit chancy as unethical people will order 20 kits and cherry pick the best and most valuable parts and send back the rest.
But why not a woodless Dane return? A $75 new stock from Boyd's and $50 for the metal and you are in business.
Not a thing wrong with that route. Funny, though that noone's reproduced the fiberglass buttstock of the M14 in an M1 Garand edition. I suppose the collectors would be outraged, but you'd thing Choate or one of the other synthetic stock manufacturers would be all over it. Maybe there's some hangup I haven't considered. The matching foreend and handguards, perhaps? But the Boyd stocks are indeed very nice; a shooting buddy of mine has one, and just for fun, we swapped stocks for one recent range session. No improvements, either way, and no problems. Just a good old day of Garand shooting.
posted on 03/05/2004 11:54:03 AM PST
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There are synthetic stocks available for the Garand, but it is almost heresy to put one on a Garand.
posted on 03/05/2004 12:43:02 PM PST
by Blood of Tyrants
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