M1 Garand 30-06 Springfield

The barrel is a bit worn and, like all other Garands, it is a bit picky about the ammo it shoots. Still, this rifle gets a lot of attention on the range.

Who remembers the first semi-automatic rifle actually adopted by a national military? The year was 1911, and Mexico accepted a gas-operated semi-auto designed by General Manuel Mondragon chambered in 7mm Mauser.
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