logo

25288 - U.S. Infantryman Prone Loading M1 Garand, 1943-45

25288 - U.S. Infantryman Prone Loading M1 Garand, 1943-45
$48.00
SKU: 25288
Description
Questions
Description

UPCOMING RELEASE - AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER ONLY.

U.S. Infantryman Prone Loading M1 Garand, 1943-45   

Rugged and reliable, the gas-operated semiautomatic M1 Garand was considered the best service rifle of the war. However, it did have one drawback: the dreaded the M1 Thumb, caused when the powerful main spring slams the soldier’s thumb between the bolt and the receiver. But this was easily avoided once you got the procedure down. Pull the operating rod handle back firmly to its stop. Aline the en bloc clip over the empty magazine and use your right thumb to press the clip into place. Your palm travels down along the right side of the stock with the heel of your hand blocking any sudden forward travel by the operating rod handle. The operating rod spring will exert enough pressure to close the bolt quite sharply once the clip is fully seated.  

1/30 Scale
 Matte Finish
 Single Figure in Box
Questions
Have a question about this item? Click here to ask
© 2013-2024 The Good Soldier LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Questions? Call us at 740-702-1803

W. Britain

20 E. Water Street
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
Phone: 740-702-1803

Follow Us

Facebook facebook icon

Overview

William Britain, W. Britain or simply Britain's, no matter what we are called our name is synonymous with toy soldiers. Since 1893 W. Britain has been producing toy soldiers and military miniatures with attention to detail, quality and authenticity. Each model figure is cast out of metal and hand painted to the highest possible standards. Our ranges include traditional toy style figures in 1/32 scale (54mm / 2.125" tall) and a large selection of realistic matte finished figures in 1/30 scale (58mm / 2.3125" tall). Most major time periods are covered from the eighteenth century up to the conflicts of the twentieth century. Whatever your interest, W. Britain has figures and accessories for your collection!

Stay Connected

© 2013-2024 W.Britain Model Figures. All Rights Reserved.