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Rifleman Q&A: Why The En Bloc Clip?

Why did John Garand include an en-bloc clip in his M1 rifle design? One reader writes in, and we set the record straight.

'Gas-Trap' Garand: The First M1 Rifle Design

The rifle that became the “greatest battle implement ever devised” during World War II was not flawless as adopted in 1936. Ever heard of a “gas trap” Garand?

M1 Garand Slam-Fires: Potential Causes & Solutions

A slam-fire is a rare occurrence in an M1 Garand, but it can happen, as it did to one American Rifleman contributor. Here's how he discovered a potential cause.

Keefe Report: M1 Garand—Save the Last Clip

Fully 80 years after the gun called by the U.S. Army Ordnance Department the “U.S. Semi-Automatic Rifle, Caliber .30, M1” was adopted, the Garand rifle still continues to have a place with American shooters and collectors.

Post-World War II M1 Garand Rifles

Put back into production after the outbreak of the Korean War, M1 rifles made by Springfield, International Harvester and Harrington & Richardson in the 1950s were the last of the Garands. Today, they are gaining attention from collectors and shooters alike.

NRA Gun of the Week: Steyr AUG A3 M1 Rifle

American Rifleman's Kelly Young has an Austrian rifle on the bench for this week’s NRA Gun of the Week.

The M1 Garand

Considered one of the finest rifles ever produced by American armories.

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