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randall ace 09-18-2012 07:37 PM

anyone done an M1 GARAND build with a m98?
 
im considering doing an M1 GARAND build with a model 98 - but want to look as realistic as possible ... ive secured one to use as a model - and a cheap airsoft to canibalize for cosmetic parts - but id be interested to see if anyone has done one and has advice .... the stock i have chosen is an arsenal refinished take off , and should look correct

Jebs04 09-19-2012 09:55 AM

I have been attempting one with a Tippmann 68 Carbine. I was having issues with moving the trigger group back and slightly down. I got the stock from a Machine gun shoot. Here is a picture of it at this point... http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto..._4986661_n.jpg However i do remember someone on the MCB that had made one from a 98c. It looked good, i think they used a spoon for the trigger guard.

randall ace 09-19-2012 05:32 PM

do you plan to add all the handguards , ect??

- thats a M1 carbine stock - not a GARAND

Jebs04 09-19-2012 11:17 PM

I did not plan on adding the hand guards... Thought it may be easier to work on and switch barrels without all the extras on top...lol

randall ace 09-20-2012 01:02 AM

i plan to "hollow" mine out and use them - just look too cool - im also using a 21 inch jj ceramic barrel

Jebs04 09-20-2012 01:20 PM

Sounds cool! Cant wait to see it! I also have an extra stock like the one in my picture above if you need one, we could work something out.

randall ace 09-20-2012 06:40 PM

pm me pics .... we can work something out

Jebs04 09-20-2012 10:54 PM

Will do let me dig them out take some pictures and i will get back to you!

randall ace 09-21-2012 03:00 AM

okey odkey


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