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Old March 13, 2018, 22:11   #1
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M1 garrand receivers made at Lithgow Australia I never knew we made these in Australia.
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Old March 14, 2018, 09:21   #3
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Some of the new Springfield Armory Garands around 2001 were built with these I believe, some were built with Breda receivers (I have one).
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I have one of the Breda receiver M1s also. It's a shooting machine! Talked to the Springfield rep at the NRA convention in 2002 and I don't remember exact numbers but they built up something like 500 or so on the forged Breda receivers and the rest were on the cast Lithgow receivers. Glad I got the Breda when I did.
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