There’s a lot more to competitive shooting than sending rounds downrange. There are the private aspects we don’t see—building guns, loading our own ammo, dry firing in our living rooms, selecting gear—and for most of us, focusing on our shooting means shutting out all distractions and all other shooters, and maybe putting on our game face.
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?
Last year, over 350 competitors stepped onto the covered firing lines for the Inaugural D-Day Matches.
Participants may fire As-issued M1 Garands or standard production, As-issued Modern Military Rifles with no special accurizing or match conditioning.
This M1 Garand is back in the hands of Pat Farmer after five decades.
Over 75 years ago the “finest battle implement” was proven ready for war during the National Matches