Guys...some of you maybe interested on looking ay my 308 M1.
It has been fully accurized.
Barrel is not the heavy match barrel though..but a douglas preium.
A man in my area rebuilt it...but it took two YEARS to get it back! A long two years at that!
This is before I heard of Roland Beaver.
This M1 will shoot inch groups at 100yds if you do your part.
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September 3, 2004, 04:34 PM
September 3, 2004, 04:38 PM
Wish I can get all these on one post.
September 3, 2004, 04:41 PM
September 3, 2004, 06:27 PM
Looks great! My 308 shoots better than any 3006 I have had - its a very good way to go!
September 3, 2004, 07:30 PM
Two years!!? I'm as impressed with your patience as I am with your rifle. (Nice rifle, by the way.)
September 3, 2004, 07:49 PM
That wood is spectacular. Is it original? What's the story on .308 M1's? Were they ever issue? Or just custom conversions? Nice rifle!
September 3, 2004, 07:53 PM
Two longggg years!
Yep. I wanted the rifle done that bad.
Won't let him work on my Kid's BB Gun now :fire:
He told me it would take him 6 months at first !!
September 3, 2004, 08:16 PM
I bought the M1 off a friend who got it through the DCM(?) CMP now.
It was in 30-06 and he put on a true-oil finish before I bought it.
After I got the gun..I wanted to get it fixed up.My friend got me a different stock through some sort of magazine(can't remember)
Well I refinished the stock and it matched the handguards very well...everything came out pretty good.
Then sent it off to the 'smith.
Some one here with more knowledge than I can help you more..Sulaco. I believe they were not issued in 308.
Thought I read somewhere a time ago that the Navy experimented with the M1's in another Calib during the 1950's.
Here I go on Mr Beaver again :D he can furnish custom barrels in calib based in the .308..30-06..22-250..243..6mm..260..7mm-08..25-06..270 ect.