Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 18
  1. #1
    Marksman Trailboss's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Norwood LA
    Posts
    138

    CMP is running out of M1 Garands

    If you ever wanted one from the army through the CMP, better get one now. Other than refurbished rifles with aftermarket barrels costing over a $1000, the last as-issued ones are getting scarce.

    http://thecmp.org/cmp_sales/rifle_sales/m1-garand/
    "Incrementalism" is the weapon used by anti-gun forces to destroy the second amendment.
    "Compromise" is a negotiation term that can only be used one time - when you compromise a compromise, you have lost the entire issue.

    “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!” Hunter S. Thompson

  2. #2
    On Target Shadeaux's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Hammond
    Posts
    43
    There are a boat load in storage in South Korea. Obama wouldn't let any into the country but I hear that will change with Trump.
    NRA Benefactor Life Member
    NRA Golden Eagles
    NRA-ILA
    GOA Life Member

    There is no such thing as "TOO MUCH AMMO" unless you're swimming!

    Politicians love unarmed peasants.
    Happiness is a warm gun. Bang bang, shoot shoot!

  3. #3
    Newbie
    Join Date
    Oct 2016
    Location
    Baton Rouge La
    Posts
    3
    There are 86,000 approved for import, waiting on delivery.

  4. #4
    Marksman Trailboss's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Norwood LA
    Posts
    138
    The Korean rifles will probably be sold by importers and stamped as such on the receiver. The Koreans want their part of the cash pie.

    The 86,000 rifles are supposed to be coming from the Philippines to the CMP. Since they were last used by remote auxiliary units in tropical climes, I hope they don't look like Katrina flooded guns.
    "Incrementalism" is the weapon used by anti-gun forces to destroy the second amendment.
    "Compromise" is a negotiation term that can only be used one time - when you compromise a compromise, you have lost the entire issue.

    “Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!” Hunter S. Thompson

  5. #5
    Marksman john17427's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Baton Rouge
    Posts
    516
    As long as the receivers are in spec, I think a lot of people would be happy with a just a reparked receiver they could build up with a new barrel.
    Sara mo ki kara ochiru

  6. #6
    Marksman

    Premium Member
    RG43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Location
    Mandeville, La
    Posts
    288
    Anyone hear anything new about this? I'm looking to take a Garand clinic next month, and may be interested in getting one sometime after that. Hope there will be some to pick from, and not too over priced. A friend of mine said he got one for $700 awhile back. I guess ones available for that are long gone.
    "History will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."
    Mahatma Ghandi (on the British disarming India).

  7. #7
    Marksman 340six's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Kenner, La
    Age
    53
    Posts
    1,388
    That sounds like field grade price. I would step up to the service grade
    Or if ya can do it the CMP Special it is 100% gone threw

  8. #8
    Marksman

    Premium Member
    RG43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2016
    Location
    Mandeville, La
    Posts
    288
    They have an office in Anniston, AL. I've heard if you go there you can get better pricing, and you get to pick the one you get. Anyone done that?
    "History will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest."
    Mahatma Ghandi (on the British disarming India).

  9. #9
    CoonAss 3fifty7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Bunkie
    Posts
    3,063
    I picked mine up in Anniston a few years back. No difference on pricing.
    You can hand pick yours (of what is out on the racks). Employees there are top notch. Very knowledgeable and happy to walk you through the process. They will loan you a gauge and break down any rifle you are interested in. There is a CMP forum and last I checked pickings were very slim. As in a couple dozen rifles on the racks, as opposed to 200-300 five years ago. The locals really stay on top of stock as it's put out.
    Just get ALL of your ducks in a row.


    Sent via telegraph by the same fingers I use to sip whiskey
    Jason Ellis show on Faction Sirius/XM
    Red Dragons

  10. #10
    Marksman john17427's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Baton Rouge
    Posts
    516
    I went there a few years ago, but did not buy one from the racks as I was looking for a service grade and there were none at the time. My impression right now is they have some nice rifles showing up in the store, but at the higher end of the cost spectrum. I believe you may also have to pay tax now when buying on site. The draw of the store is you get it that day, you get to look through a bunch of them, and you get to pick the one you want within the limits of what they have that day.
    Sara mo ki kara ochiru

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •