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Navy .308 Garand Conversion

March 5, 2012 Ian McCollum 3

Back in the 1960s, the US Navy decided to rechamber a bunch of its M1 Garand rifles to 7.62 NATO. The proper way to do this would have been to simply put new 7.62 barrels […]

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Semiauto Rifles

Japanese Type 4 Garand copy

June 3, 2011 Ian McCollum 2

The Japanese military had been experimenting with semiauto service rifles for some time prior to World War II (most countries were, to some extent). There was some development of a Japanese Pedersen rifle, among others. […]