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Old 03-31-2010, 06:20 PM
Russ661 Russ661 is offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Lancaster CA
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I've been wanting an M1 forever and finally got around to pulling the trigger so to speak just last month. Received my CMP Special and I am one jazzed old man! Shoots better than these old eyes can. CMP rocks!
Now if the rest of my fellow citizens here in Kalifornia can just get it together enough to get ourselves and our state out the mess we're in everything will be just fine. Hope I live long enough to see it happen!

Thanks for having me!

Russ
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Old 03-31-2010, 08:30 PM
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Im new too.

together we can fix California or just move to Idaho.
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Old 03-31-2010, 11:54 PM
Wittmann Wittmann is offline
 
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Enjoy your new Garand...They are a blast. Oh, and welcome to the forums.
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Old 04-25-2010, 09:47 PM
HotRod61 HotRod61 is offline
 
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happy to have you guys on board. What part of cali. I have a brother in orange county around disney land.

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Old 04-27-2010, 11:40 AM
NORCAL NORCAL is offline
 
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hey Russ
have you recd your m1 yet? they processed my order last week and i should be gettinng mine today 4/27. hope you get yours soon brother.
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Old 04-27-2010, 08:37 PM
krasinsk krasinsk is offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Kalifornia
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Just got my SA service grade last Wednesday. If we could get the whole state out shooting, people would realize how much fun guns can be. We need to shoot more and ban less.
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Old 04-28-2010, 01:14 PM
NORCAL NORCAL is offline
 
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Mine came in yesterday and its my first. oh my...to hold the same rifle my g. father carried through france gives me a sense of pride and history. to be able to own my own m1 is a honor! cant wait to save some cash to get another for my son to eventually get handed down to him.

your right, we have to get out and when was the last time we took some newbie out to shoot? the more people we take out the closer this state will get from hopeless.
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Old 05-03-2010, 01:10 AM
Signcutter_76 Signcutter_76 is offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: El Centro, CA
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Hello from El Centro, California!! I'm also new here, I just got my SA Service grade M1 Garand and when I opened the box, I couldn't believe my eyes, this is MY own piece of U.S. history, right before my eyes and beautifully preserved and mantained. I took it to a local gunsmith/FFL and he offered me $1,000.00 for it...sorry, no can do. Now I have to clean it and take it to the range, I will post the photos here later.
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