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Old 09-12-2017, 06:15 PM
canes7 canes7 is offline
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Originally Posted by sakorick View Post
I don't want to rain on anybody's parade but with a 10 MPH Xwind, the bullet drifts slightly over 10 feet in 1000 yards. I don't think there are enough clicks in a M1 Garand rear sight to move the POI 10 feet at that range. So essentially we are talking about luck here. The bullet also drops about 415 inches which is 34 feet. I rest my case.
I dont want to rain on your parade but the M1, collectively, has probably put 100's of thousands of rounds into targets at 1k yards. A few posts up you'll read first hand accounts of it.

I've not fired a Garand at 1k, but I have with an M14. It was fun and challenging. You should try it.
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