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Old 04-24-2012, 12:58 AM
RipTombstone RipTombstone is offline
 
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I have been to the forum over the years for info, but finally signed up tonite.
My wonderful wife bought me a 1955 SA Garand for Christmas and I finally got out to shoot it last Thursday. It was great with my varget reloads but I ended up with a broken firing pin after 40 rounds or so.
This weekend I am taking it out again and am going to wring it out some more.

A little about me. I am from Nebraska and am into cowboy action shooting as well as military firearms of all types. I also have a small holster making hobby/business.
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:49 AM
slikwilli420 slikwilli420 is offline
 
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Welcome to the forum. Officially!
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Old 04-24-2012, 01:45 PM
sjames sjames is offline
 
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:11 PM
epm729 epm729 is offline
 
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RipT, Welcome, glad you decided to join us. Good luck and happy shooting with your new M1. Lets Keep America Pinging. Eddie
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Old 04-26-2012, 02:29 PM
Amish Bob Amish Bob is offline
 
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Yes, welcome to the forum..

Seems unusual to have a broken firing pin but as the CMP notes, these are used firearms and you may experience parts broken.

What is your receipe for your reloads with Varget?

Amish Bob
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Old 05-02-2012, 11:51 PM
m62-m76 m62-m76 is offline
 
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Welcome Lurker!
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:48 AM
Deerjager Deerjager is offline
 
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Welcome to the forum from another new guy.
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