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Thread: Dad's M-1 Garand

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    Wants you to "look at what he's holding tonight".

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    East Texas

    Dad's M-1 Garand

    My dad gave me this M-1 Garand a while back, and I have been trying to kill something with it since. Well today I made a 90 yard shot on this little doe. She is younger than I like to kill, but I wanted to get one with this gun while my dad is still around. His health is not great. Anyways this is the first deer I ever shot with open sights and she dropped immediately with the 150 grain Remington Core-lokts. Hit her exactly where I wanted but she was turned a little and I destroyed the other shoulder. Even though this is probably the youngest deer I have killed in many years, it is a special one for me.

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    I'll most likely shit myself

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    Mar 2011
    East Tennessee
    small or not, that one has some special meaning for sure. Congrats

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    For the Love of Cats

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    Saw your FB post... Awesome!
    Give a man fire, and he'll be warm for a day!
    Light a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life!

    Cat's are food... not friends!

    If you're going to fight, then fight like you're the third monkey on the ramp into Noah's arc... and brother, it's starting to rain.

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    Bacon saver
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    Oct 2011
    LadyHK bought me one of those for an X-mas present. Then I built "Frankenstein" made from parts of dead soldiers. Both are excellent shooters. I'm sure yours has a history, keep it safe and keep it in the family.
    Be safe.............the night is your friend.



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