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Old 11-23-2015, 09:48 AM
Rick the Librarian Rick the Librarian is offline
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There was a shortage of Garands until well into WWII. The WWII-made Remington M1903s (originally ordered by the British) were supposed to help fill the gap.

Correct - only Springfield Armory and Rock Island Arsenal made M1903s before that time. Remington leased mothballed RIA machinery and gauges to produce M1903s (and later, 1903A3s) in WWII.
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