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M1 Garand Service and Maintenance

Your M1 Garand used to throw empties forward and to the right as it should, but today it’s been ejecting to the right rear. What does it mean? Or you’ve reassembled your Garand and now the action is locked up—what happened? And do you really need a gas cylinder lock screw wrench and gas cylinder wrench to disassemble the Garand?

The Best .22 Caliber Pistols for NRA Bullseye

Bullseye pistol favors accuracy and precision rather than pure speed.

Hornady VMR Match Ammo

Vintage Military Rifle match rules prohibit accurizing the rifles, but nobody says you can’t use “accurized” ammunition.

Inland M1 Carbine Review

When CMP introduced the “as-issued” games a little over a decade ago, a military surplus Mauser or Mosin-Nagant could be had for about $100 and an M1 carbine in NRA Very Good condition fetched, if memory serves, about $400. Today—thanks in large part to the skyrocketing popularity of the carbine—a quick online check of non-collector milsurp M1 carbine prices varies from $630 to $1350. Whether that is still “inexpensive” is up to the individual shooter’s wallet.

Milsurp Bullseye Pistols Possible, If Not Immediate

The first U.S. military surplus firearms released by the government since the early decades following WWII is now a possibility. The recently passed National Defense Authorization Act of 2016 allows the Secretary of the Army to annually transfer up to 10,000 surplus M1911/M1911A1 pistols to the Corporation for the Promotion of Rifle Practice and Firearms Safety (CMP) for subsequent sale to competitors and collectors.

Handloading Safety: Extrapolating Beyond Your Data, Part 2

In Part 1, we measured the pre-firing bearing surface length. When the bullet is thrust forward upon ignition, it is pressure-swaged to fit the bore.

NRA President Allan Cors

Mentored by men who had a passion for owning firearms and shooting, he went on to become a Distinguished Rifleman himself.

Let the Barrel Tell You: Match Barrel Care, Part 1

Why worry about a little barrel fouling when the throat is subjected to a brutal 5600° F volcano at 55,000 PSI?

History of the Bianchi Cup

The tournament that transformed competitive shooting from a simple pastime into a professional sport.

Competitors Embrace New Event at CMP’s Annual D-Day Match

The D-Day Match commemorates the 72nd Anniversary of the Allied Forces landing at Normandy Beach.

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