John Cantius Garand and the M1 RifleJohn Garand was born in St. Remi, Quebec, Canada, on January 1, 1888, moving to Connecticut at age ten. Working in a textile millContinue reading “John Cantius Garand 1888 – 1974”
A lot of confusion and mixed up info about the Model 70 rifles used in Vietnam by USMC snipers and the Van Orden Sniper rifles. Mainly this is because VanContinue reading “The Van Orden Model 70 “Sniper Rifle” History”
Since the original 2012 review is now “pining for the fjords” as Hognose used to say, I thought I would bring it back for the 10 year anniversary. I recentlyContinue reading “LE901 Accuracy Test (Resurrection) 10 Year Anniversary”
Although Winchester had offered a “sight-delete” option in their catalog going back as early as the war years, it was Gopher Shooter’s Supply in Faribault Minnesota which capitalized on theContinue reading “Gopher Shooter’s Supply Model 70s”
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