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Old September 12, 2017, 19:53   #1
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NEED INFO ON GARAND!

HOW CAN I MAKE my Garand 30-06 shoot 7.62x51/308 ? change barrel,operator rod what else ?
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Old September 12, 2017, 21:02   #2
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New barrel is all that is required.



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Old September 12, 2017, 22:24   #3
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Wow if those chamber adapters work that would be pretty cool.
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Old September 12, 2017, 22:26   #4
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Chamber adapters do not work. Get a new bbl and a spacer block.
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Old September 12, 2017, 22:47   #5
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Better yet buy a garand in 308. Cmp still has some. Then you'll have two!
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Old September 13, 2017, 04:49   #6
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chamber sleeves= bad idea.Military tried it once

Rebarrel the rifle is all that is required. All other parts will work as is
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Old September 22, 2017, 16:49   #7
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chamber sleeves= bad idea.Military tried it once

Rebarrel the rifle is all that is required. All other parts will work as is
Chamber sleeves....Navy tried it before. sleeve would eject with fired case. I have a 7.62 garand . all you need is abarrel and maybe a spacer.
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Old September 23, 2017, 08:48   #8
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Alternatively, keep it in the original 30-06 and learn how to reload. By using the proper powder, amount, and bullet you can shoot very accurately for a real reasonable price. Been doing it for years.
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Old September 23, 2017, 19:15   #9
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Alternatively, keep it in the original 30-06 and learn how to reload. By using the proper powder, amount, and bullet you can shoot very accurately for a real reasonable price. Been doing it for years.
If the rifle currently shoots well as a 30-06, I would whole-heartedly agree with the above poster.
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Old September 24, 2017, 20:01   #10
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I have an M1 Garand rebarreled in 7.62x51 and it is awsome. Personal theory s that it is better because the original design was for .276 something something which would have allowed to be a 10 round clip/magazine. Criterion barrels have a good reputation. Pietro Berreta magazine filler blocks are available. There's an aluminum version on eBay with an additional wing
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Old September 25, 2017, 18:16   #11
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IMO blocks are a waste of money, they serve no good purpose
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Old September 25, 2017, 18:36   #12
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IMO blocks are a waste of money, they serve no good purpose
Preventing the insertion of incorrect ammunition, as well as a visual reminder of same.

That is not a good purpose ?

For 15 bucks ?


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Old September 26, 2017, 21:04   #13
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Preventing the insertion of incorrect ammunition, as well as a visual reminder of same.

That is not a good purpose ?

For 15 bucks ?


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Having both a 30-06 and .308 Garand in the household now, I think the block is a good reminder.
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Old September 27, 2017, 06:17   #14
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Does anyone actually know what happens when you insert the longer 30.06 rd in a in a 7.62 Garand?? Absolutly nothing, Bolt wont close, hammer wont fall
Anyone know what happens when you shoot the shorter 7.62 rd in a 30.06 chamber?No devastation,no catastrophe, brass just comes out straight walled



IMO ,the blocks are a uneeded item, I dont not and never have used one.
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Old September 27, 2017, 19:52   #15
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Does anyone actually know what happens when you insert the longer 30.06 rd in a in a 7.62 Garand?? Absolutly nothing, Bolt wont close, hammer wont fall
Anyone know what happens when you shoot the shorter 7.62 rd in a 30.06 chamber?No devastation,no catastrophe, brass just comes out straight walled



IMO ,the blocks are a uneeded item, I dont not and never have used one.
So that's how they make some of those wildcat cartridges! "Ooops! Round in wrong gun. Call it a wildcat"
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DID YOU GET THE INFO YOU NEEDING ON GARAND!!!!


Jeez....
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Old September 28, 2017, 09:11   #17
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DID YOU GET THE INFO YOU NEEDING ON GARAND!!!!


Jeez....
When things got too hectic at the Armory, John Cantius Garand enjoyed ice skating in his living room...being from Canada and all.

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Old September 28, 2017, 21:46   #18
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When things got too hectic at the Armory, John Cantius Garand enjoyed ice skating in his living room...being from Canada and all.

He was a interesting guy, that is for sure....
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Old September 29, 2017, 15:24   #19
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Was given the correct info in second reply
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