Bigschuss wrote:moredman wrote:Nice Garand, and good job on the restoration! An acquaintance has a magnificent collection of Garands. He has every model and variation of every Garand ever made, with the exception of a type that IH built during WWII.
Fantastic rifles! Watch your thumb!
Thanks moredman. Appreciate the kind words.
The reason your friend is missing a WWII ear IHC Garand is because they don't exist. Only SA and Winchester made Garands during the war. IHC made them after the war.
I have yet to get a Garand thumb.....knock on wood.
That would explain that! Possibly he's not just concentrating on WWII. I know he mentioned the IH model, as he's looking for one. His display board at the MVCA show a few years ago was about 20 foot long. I'm mostly in the dark when it comes to Garands- but when it comes to k98k mausers, it's a bit different.