M1 Garand Bullet

Bob S's M1 Recipe

So. Yesterday, on the Garand and #4 Mk2 thread, I served notice to all and sundry that I'd be trying some different things with this Rifle, M1, caliber .30. I loaded 19 different combinations yesterday, all using IMR 4227 powder, in amounts of 23.0. 24.0, 25.0, and 26.0 grains.

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Loading and Shooting the M1 Garand - The Reloaders Network

May 30, 2019· The M1 Garand and its gas system was designed to operate with M1 Ball ammo. When reloading for the M1 it is important not to load ammo that will over-gas the system. If hot loads or some newer commercial ammunition is used, it can damage the operating rod. Many reloading sources have load data specifically for the M1 Garand rifle.

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Reloading for the M-1 Garand - Part II Lead bullets - SASS ...

Dec 20, 2020· The Lyman cast bullet manual has loads for 30-06 but they don't call out the M1 Garand. My Hornady manual has specific M1 Garand loads but cast bullets are not listed but I would think if you kept to 1700 fps loads it should be fine. I have also read Sierra has an M1 Garand section in …

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Ammunition for the M1 Garand

Restoring an M1 Garand Rifle Ammunition .30-06 Springfield Ammunition . The M1 Garand rifle fires the Cartridge, Ball, Caliber .30 M2, known to civilians as the .30-06 Springfield cartridge. It's based on the .30-caliber cartridge standardized in 1906 at the …

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My M1 Garand cast bullet experiment

Sep 25, 2013· I've been digging into the idea of using cast in my Garand, partly for savings on bullets, mostly for a light practice load. After searching here, decided to give it a try. I've got a RCBS mold that throws a 150-grain gas-check flat-nose bullet, originally bought for .30-30, that's also worked out nicely in .30-06, .308, 7.5x55 Swiss and in a M39 Finn Mosin Nagant.

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M1 Garand Clip: Loading Basics and Troubleshooting Tips ...

Mar 24, 2020· M1 Garand Clips $3.99 at Brownells.com M1 Garand Clip Pouches $26.99 at Brownells.com. When you shove the clip down into the M1’s magazine, and then release pressure, the bolt grabs a cartridge and slams it into battery. Myth: One claim is that you can load 8+1 into the Garand…

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American Rifleman | M1 Garand Reloading With Modern ...

May 07, 2020· Many might say that the M1 "won't notice them." However, I believe every firearm deserves all the help it can get. For bullets, we decided to give the new Berger Hybrid Target 168-gr. pills a ...

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Bullet Guide - M1 Garand Forum.com

Dec 28, 2020· I have a Winchester Garand, approximately September 1941 mfg. Fires great and is very accurate. Just did a break down for full cleaning and found that there is no bullet guide. Many guides out there but not sure which to buy. None seem to be for that early model Winchester. Since all Garand parts are supposed to be

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M1 Garand USGI Parts Set, Follower(12), Follower Arm ...

M1 Garand USGI Parts Set, Follower(12), Follower Arm, Bullet Guide, Op Rod Catch , BORE BRUSH , sling mount , like new NOS Condition is "Used" Military surplus

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Reloading Recipe For M1 Garand - CMP Forums

Dec 29, 2019· 180g or less and specific powders within a certain burn rate, loaded using M1 Garand specific data. There are entirely too many possibilities to list in a forum thread. Buy yourself a Hornady reloading data book. It has a section specifically dedicated to M1 Garand loading. DO NOT use most data you will find for 30-06 in standard reloading books.

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M1 Garand Ammo: What Should You Shoot in Your M1? | Gun …

Mar 23, 2020· Hornady 168-grain M1 Garand ammo. As supplies of M2 Ball ammo dwindle, knowing what M1 Garand ammo you can safely fire in your military surplus rifle is critical. Best Ammo for M1 Garand. Serious milsurp rifle shooters shopping for M1 Garand ammo rely on M2 Ball, .30-06 150-grain.

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M1 Garand Handloads | Handloader Magazine

Military ammunition for the Garand was loaded with bullets in the 150- to 172-grain range at mild .308 Winchester velocities, and most commercial .30-06 ammunition is too warm for safe M1 pressures. There are three ways to solve the problem: Shoot military ammunition, handload appropriate ammunition or install a gas-port plug with a smaller ...

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Best reload data for M1 garand 30-06 specific loads ...

Aug 03, 2009· The Hornady 7th edition does have a Garand section as EC said and it also lists the powders that Big Gun mentioned. Remember,all 30'06 loads are not suitable for the Garand. I use ball powder because it flows better through the powder measure. The Hornady manual lists bullets from 150 to 178 grains. It also lists service rifle data in .223.

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Good bullets for M1 Garand? | The High Road

Sep 18, 2017· The bullets you are looking at would be better for 308 NATO ammo than the 30-06. 145/147gr bullets are usually pulled for .308 Win/NATO ammo. I usually try to find a 150gr M2 bullet for plinking and a 168gr match bullet for accuracy for the Garand.

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Safe 30-06 loads for the M1 Garand - Nosler Reloading Forum

Jul 14, 2011· An extremely great deer killing round in the M1 Garand is either 46 grs IMR 4064 or 47 grs IMR 4895 WITH COMMERCIAL CASES and the 165 Sierra HPBT Game King. The only primer I would not use is a Federal. I personally have had slam fire and double and triple fire with Federal 210M primers. Never had any problems with CCI-BR2 or any other make primer.

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M1 Garand Bullet Guide Milled - SARCO, Inc

M1 Garand Bullet Guide Stamped. $12.00. more info Quick view Add to Cart. GOD Garand Parts Lot. $65.00. more info Quick view Add to Cart. M1 Garand Op Rod Catch Assembly $30.00. more info Quick view Add to Cart. M1 Garand Follower Arm. $15.00. more info Quick view Add ...

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Light Bullet Loads for the Garand

May 26, 2021· Has anybody had success, (accuracy), with 06 loads for the M1 using bullets in the 125Gr range? I am at a loss as to what would be a suitable powder with the right pressure curve for the Garand. I'm looking for an accurate load for 100 - 200 meter competition. Thanks, Shottist

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M1 Garand Ammo - AmmoForSale

The M1 Garand is a gas operated, rotating bolt semi-automatic rifle chambered in 30-06, although the U.S. Navy used a model chambered in 7.65x51mm after WWII ended. Its internal magazine is fed via an eight round en bloc clip, which is inserted through the …

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M1 Garand - Wikipedia

The M1 Garand or M1 Rifle is a .30-06 caliber semi-automatic rifle that was the standard U.S. service rifle during World War II and the Korean War and also saw limited service during the Vietnam War.Most M1 rifles were issued to U.S. forces, though many hundreds of thousands were also provided as foreign aid to American allies. The Garand is still used by drill teams and military honor guards.

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The .30-06 Springfield Cartridge - M1 Garand Rifle

M1 can refer to this .30 caliber cartridge, to the M1 Garand rifle, the M1 Carbine, the M1 helmet, the M1 mortar, today's M1 Abrams main battle tank, and more. Similarly, M2 can refer to the following cartridge design, the .50 caliber machine gun, today's M2 Bradley infantry fighting vehicle, and more.

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Best starting bullet for M1 garand reloads ...

Oct 19, 2009· OK I have almost everything needed to start reloading 30-06 for Garand. All I need is a few odds and ends, some sort of primer whole conditioner and a hand primer. THEN I need to find and decide on what bullet to try first. I will be doing 100y shooting 95% of the time.

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Reloading guidelines for M1 Garand M2 Ball ammo | Page 2 ...

Dec 31, 2019· The m1 bullet was 172-3 and was replaced by the m2 150 gr bullet for weight savings on the soldier and shipping however the m1 was still retained for belted machine guns and sniper use as it did in fact fly farther for the machine guns and shoot better for snipers. Nm 06 Ammo was always loaded with 172/3 grain bullets and is fine for the garand.

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American Rifleman | Heavy Bullets In The Garand? Get Out ...

Mar 12, 2014· A dandy device has surfaced that makes shooting heavy-bullet-that is, more than 150-gr.-hunting and other loads in the M1 Garand rifle without bending its operating rod a simple and low-cost ...

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M1 Garand HRA Bullet Guide Surplus Parts USGI

HRA M1 Garand Stamped Bullet Guides. Post WWII production HRA Guides have notched side and "star" stake on timing leg, also has charcteristic chamfer on pin hole which is only found on HRA bullet guides (both traits visable in example picture). Star strikes vary in depth. Several pictured are available. Select quantity desired when adding to cart. Actual parts available are pictured.

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M1 Garand Loads Using 4895, 168 gr Bullets

May 29, 2021· I need some tried and true 30-06 loads for the M1 Garand using H4895 and IMR4895 powders with a 168 gr bullet. I am most interested in the load recipe using IMR4895 but I do have a pound of H4895 I purchased by mistake and want to use it up. I am going to be using the Widener's 168 gr "mil-spec" bullet. I will be using the CCI "mil-spec" primers but may also use Winchester large rifle …

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.30-06 Dummy Bullets with M1 Garand Clip En Bloc – SERVICE ...

.30-06 Dummy Bullets with M1 Garand Clip En Bloc $ 20.00. Clip of Dummy M1 Ammunition. Completely inert, no primers even. Correct size and weight bullet too! All have WWII dates on the stamp, from 1940 to 1944, but dates do vary per clip, …

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M1 Garand reloading data - CMP Forums

Jan 10, 2011· IMHO though, that's a pretty powerful charge to use for a 150gr bullet using IMR4064. i use 48.2 grains of IMR4064 for a 150 grain bullet and that's for my bolt action Rem700. i would be afraid of over pressure for an M1 Garand using 50.0 grains of IMR4064 with a 150 grain bullet.

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Ammunition for the M1 Garand

Aug 23, 2020· Restoring an M1 Garand Rifle Ammunition .30-06 Springfield Ammunition . The M1 Garand rifle fires the Cartridge, Ball, Caliber .30 M2, known to civilians as the .30-06 Springfield cartridge. It's based on the .30-caliber cartridge standardized in 1906 at the Springfield Armory. The 1906 Springfield design represented a number of major trends ...

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30-06 Springfield 168 gr ELD® M1 Garand - Hornady ...

30-06 Springfield 168 gr ELD® M1 Garand Item #81171 | 20/Box . Vintage Match™ ammunition is built to replicate the original military performance specifications unique to many vintage rifles. With the advent of the CMP Vintage rifle and Vintage Sniper …

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Service Rifle Loadings

This page is an attempt at providing some information as to Service Rifle hand loading for rifles like the M1 Garand and M1A (M14) service rifles. The 308 Winchester (7.62 NATO) loadings should be suitable for M1 Garand rifles that have been rechambered in the 7.62 NATO round. All loading data is for rifles know to be in good operating condition.

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Sighting in your Garand - Frontier

Iron sights (M1 rifle): The rear sight can be adjusted to correct for a wind that is strong enough to blow a bullet off its course, or simply to change the strike of the bullet to another spot on the target. The strike of the bullet can be made higher or lower (elevation) or can be moved to the right or to the left (windage).

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30-06 M1 Garand Ammo M2 Ball AP API M25 M72

30-06 / .308 M1 Garand Ammo. 30-06 M2 Ball AP API M25 M72 Ammunition that is M1 Garand friendly as well as .308 Garand/M14 Ammo. We offer USGI Surplus, Foreign equivalents and new commercially produced M1 Garand Ammo that is SAFE for shooting in Garands.

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Shooting M1 Garand with 30-06 & 308 - Castpics

Shooting M1 Garand with 30-06 & 308 Cast Bullets There are several attitudes to shooting lead bullets in the gas operated M-1. The most prevalent is, “You just can’t do that, can you?” The answer is, yes, you can.. Another attitude is, “I’ve shot 1000 rounds through mine without

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M1 Garand - Civilian Marksmanship Program

Always wear hearing and eye protection when firing an M1 Garand, 1903 and/or 1903A3 rifle. This warning is an update/addition to the Ammunition section in the Read This First manual enclosed with each rifle shipment (M1 Garand manual-page 6 and M1903 manual-page 10). Civilian Marksmanship Program

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Ammo for M1 Garand | Trapshooters Forum

Mar 11, 2021· I have always read the most bullet for the M1 is M2 ammo with the 147 grain bullet. I came across a 400 round military tin of M72 Match ammo with 173 grain loads. I researched the use of this ammo in a Garand and was thinking I would have to use it in a bolt action only. I came across this...

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