M1 Garand vs. Arisaka

M1 Garand vs. Arisaka

There are 12 comments on the Guns and Ammo story from Dec 5, 2013, titled M1 Garand vs. Arisaka. In it, Guns and Ammo reports that:

That the Pacific Theatre of World War II was a harsh testing ground for both men and materiel is certainly an understatement.

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Satanlives

Miami, FL

#1 Dec 5, 2013
Guns are scary! I can't get one because of all those drug bust..... But they're scarier because of that fact!!! I have a "Love Gun" I shoot all the time. I shoot it at negros who roam the neighborhood here in upstate NY. Oooooow, there goes one now. Let me show him my version of the "Knockout Game". It's impressive!
semper fi

Evansville, IN

#3 Dec 9, 2013
M1 garand all day. Battle proven big bore! Great gun
Yohoho

Houston, TX

#6 Dec 12, 2013
I'll pass. .308 is more manageable and I can get that in an AK format in semi auto.
semper fi

United States

#7 Dec 12, 2013
Yohoho wrote:
I'll pass..308 is more manageable and I can get that in an AK format in semi auto.
I prefer my m1a in 308, but that wasn't a choice
Yohoho

Houston, TX

#8 Dec 12, 2013
semper fi wrote:
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I prefer my m1a in 308, but that wasn't a choice
Sure why not? Some were rechambered to accept .308.

I just don't like that weird pinging noise is all. I'd prefer something more modern.

“shall NOT be infringed”

Since: Oct 13

Phoenix

#9 Dec 13, 2013
semper fi wrote:
M1 garand all day. Battle proven big bore! Great gun
Yup! And that mil-surp .30-06' is still relatively easy to find at good prices.

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Since: Jan 08

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#10 Dec 14, 2013
Yohoho wrote:
<quoted text>Sure why not? Some were rechambered to accept .308.

I just don't like that weird pinging noise is all. I'd prefer something more modern.
That 'weird pinging noise' is an audible indication that the last round in your clip has been ejected and your weapon is empty.

It is very important to know that in the heat of battle when you're a little too busy to be counting rounds. That weird noise as you call it has saved many an infantryman's life.

Since: Aug 13

Winter Park, FL

#11 Dec 14, 2013
Rick Moss wrote:
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That 'weird pinging noise' is an audible indication that the last round in your clip has been ejected and your weapon is empty.
It is very important to know that in the heat of battle when you're a little too busy to be counting rounds. That weird noise as you call it has saved many an infantryman's life.
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4106/499209290...
semper fi

Evansville, IN

#12 Dec 14, 2013
Rick Moss wrote:
<quoted text>That 'weird pinging noise' is an audible indication that the last round in your clip has been ejected and your weapon is empty.

It is very important to know that in the heat of battle when you're a little too busy to be counting rounds. That weird noise as you call it has saved many an infantryman's life.
That ping also got alot of grunts killed once the Germans knew that the last doing had been shot

Since: Aug 13

Atlanta, GA

#14 Dec 14, 2013
semper fi wrote:
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That ping also got alot of grunts killed once the Germans knew that the last doing had been shot
hillbilly's sharing notes...wow..impressive...not much else you losers can share except bull$hit....
Get Out

Jacksonville, NC

#16 Dec 14, 2013
My vote goes to the M1 Garand as well.

Since: Aug 13

Ashburn, VA

#17 Dec 14, 2013
Get Out wrote:
My vote goes to the M1 Garand as well.
which one are you?

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