Is it legal to own an M1 carbine?
M1 Carbines are legal in CA as long as they don’t have a folding or collapsable stock, pistol grip, forward grip or flash suppressor and are within overall length limits.
Are M1 garands still made?
Most M1 rifles were issued to U.S. forces, though many hundreds of thousands were also provided as foreign aid to American allies. The Garand is still used by drill teams and military honor guards….M1 Garand.
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Why are M1 carbines not known for their reliability?
M1 Carbine Reliability: Some Common Fixes – Lucky Gunner Lounge M1 Carbines are not known for their reliability. Whether because of their age or inherent shortcomings in the design itself, frustrated M1 Carbine owners frequently deal with problems like failures to feed and failures to eject.
Where did the Lucky Gunner M1 carbine come from?
The real reason is that I’m actually borrowing this gun from a coworker here at Lucky Gunner, and I had to put it back in its original form before I could return it to them. This is a fairly typical example of a shooter-grade carbine from the WWII era. It’s nothing special from a collector’s standpoint.
How old are the springs on an M1 carbine?
Aside from that, if you can find some of the original GI magazines that are still in the wrapper and unused, those are probably your best bet. After that, you’re going to want to look at the springs in the gun. A lot of these rifles have springs that might be 75 years old.
Is the Fulton M1 carbine a good gun?
They’re not cheap — you gotta pay for that quality. 1940s manufacturing processes are not cheap to replicate today, so Fulton Armory’s guns come at a premium. But from everything I’ve heard of them, they work just as well as you can expect any M1 Carbine to work.