Interest in the M1 rifle has reached levels not previously experienced. New owners of the M1 often have questions about their recent acquisition. Most common among them are; "Who made my rifle and when?" "How do I know if it is safe to fire?" "How do I take it apart and put it back together?" "How do I clean, lubricate, and maintain it?" This book will answer those questions.
The M1 Garand Owners Guide
The civilian owner of an M1 rifle is faced with maintenance activities not encountered by military users. The owner must understand the operation and function of the rifle, be proficient at disassembly, assembly, inspection, and replacement of individual components. The purpose of this book is to impart that information to the reader which is necessary to develop the knowledge and ability to perform those tasks. Acquisition of these skills will inspire confidence at the work bench and on the rifle range.
- Introduction and History
- Standard Nomenclature of Components
- Operation and Functioning
- Stoppages and Malfunctions
- Examination of Components
- Cleaning, Lubricating, and Maintenance
- Zeroing the M1 Rifle
- M1 Rifle Tips and Tricks