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Old 09-20-2017, 11:54 AM
gillham gillham is offline
 
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Patiently waited for the BWT to show. Snapped some pictures quickly then ran off to work.

The quick pics: https://imgur.com/a/rntdI








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Old 09-20-2017, 01:54 PM
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Old 09-21-2017, 08:17 PM
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first post!

I was shipped this guy about three weeks ago. This is the as-received condition. There was quite a bit of something like nail polish on the metal bits. I guess this is cosmoline? Only acetone took it off.

1954 HRA receiver, '54 HRA barrel in the white 2+/2+, HRA bolt, HRA rear sight, SA trigger group, IHC op rod, and a WW2 stock with RIA FK on the left side, circle P on handle, and a bomb stamp behind the receiver heel.

1 https://i.imgur.com/6SN23Xh.jpg (right side)
2 https://i.imgur.com/tdtzVDo.jpg (left side)
3 https://i.imgur.com/AEeatou.jpg (barrel muzzle)
4 https://i.imgur.com/emqyqA2.jpg (left cartouche)
5 https://i.imgur.com/vRUGEHJ.jpg (bolt)
6 https://i.imgur.com/ghU6kYn.jpg (barrel side)
7 https://i.imgur.com/wpJFAAI.jpg (barrel throat)
8 https://i.imgur.com/kHh07wp.jpg (op rod)
9 https://i.imgur.com/QMuTEZe.jpg (heel cartouche)
10 https://i.imgur.com/hSe9eSp.jpg (stock inside)
11 https://i.imgur.com/Tm3Xtbe.jpg (stock bottom)

Overall, i'm very happy with the luck of the draw. Really digging the stock.

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Old 10-03-2017, 10:09 AM
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Mailed order 9/11/17 (no sticky), received 10/3/17









'43 Underwood and his new younger brother

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Old 10-11-2017, 06:19 PM
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A few shots of my first M1. I will have better ones after I can it back from the FFL and it's waiting period.

https://flic.kr/p/C49r4d
https://flic.kr/p/C49qEh
https://flic.kr/p/Zaddie
https://flic.kr/p/YLnS7u
https://flic.kr/p/ZadcN6
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Old 10-11-2017, 07:24 PM
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A few shots of my first M1. I will have better ones after I can it back from the FFL and it's waiting period.
Looks like you got a LEAD stock. Look for an orange triangle on the pistol grip. Might use it for trade bait for the correct stock for your rifle.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/psoals/37258170760/
Looks like you did well....Congrats!
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Old 10-19-2017, 04:30 PM
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I took it apart yesterday and took a few pictures of the bigger parts.

The Trigger group looks brand new to me...or at least barely used. I welcome anyone else's thoughts.

PS--I know some parts still need a good cleaning.















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Old 10-19-2017, 04:32 PM
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Yeah, I will get a better picture of that after I pick it from the FFL this week. Stay tuned.
Totally forgot to get a picture of the triangle. It appears to be printed/painted onto the stock and not stamped. It's faint and under some dried crud I need to figure out how to get off without damaging the wood.
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Old 10-21-2017, 08:45 PM
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My 1st Garand. Picked it up at the south store on Sept. 29th. Is it bad that I'm already wanting to order another one?
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Old 10-24-2017, 09:52 PM
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Really nice heel stamp and color. What did it have on it for a barrel and stock?
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It has a LMR barrel that looks to be original -1 throat and 3 on the muzzle. The only non IHC part on it is the hammer which is a springfield, and the stock, I'm still trying to figure that out. There is not a marking on it anywhere, prof stamp, acceptance stamp no indication they were ever there. No numbers in the barrel channel. The hand gaurd has a very faint o on the end and all the metal appears to be IHC The stock is in great shape just no markings.
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