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M1 Carbine

Halifax Tar

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Any other M1 Carbine shooters out there ?

I recently purchased a new AO M1 I've upgraded the springs with a wolf kit, bought some new mags and the thing runs like a top.

I love that style of action and now that my M305 is an evil piece of material I figured this was my best option as Garands are now in the 2-3K range.

Thinking of using it this upcoming deer season.
 

Haggis

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I had a Universal M-1 carbine for years. Loved it - best groundhog gun I ever owned. I think it might be underpowered for deer. The best aftermarket mags I was able to find for it came from Marstar.
 

Halifax Tar

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I had a Universal M-1 carbine for years. Loved it - best groundhog gun I ever owned. I think it might be underpowered for deer. The best aftermarket mags I was able to find for it came from Marstar.
From what I have read it has similar performance to a .357. I don't have a chronograph or I would test it myself.

Really from Marstar eh ? I haven't even been to their site since the whole Garand controversy a few years back. The three I bought are made by Khar. I was one of the few who got some when IRG had them a month or so ago.

When reading online I found it is defiantly a polarizing round WRT to its use for deer. I wouldn't use it for black bear that's for sure.
 

Haggis

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I mostly used mine for varmint control at my father-in-law's cattle farm. He died a few years ago, the family got rid of the cattle and I only fired the M-1 a couple of times since then. So, two years ago I traded the M-1 for a new pistol.
 
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