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Welcome to! If you are like me, owning an M1 Garand means a lot more than just owning a firearm. It is about owning a piece of history that protected our freedoms and won a world war. Garand I have compiled data from various sources into a relational database. I have tried to ensure the data available as accurate as possible. Given the absence of complete records of manufacture and the unknown number of sources, I guarantee you that I have made some mistakes. Please inform me of any information that you think is incorrect or missing, I will do my best to confirm and correct or add the information. On this site, you will be able to do the following:

  • Determine an M1 Garand date of manufacture
  • Generate a listing of components based on manufacturer, component group or individual component
  • Generate a datasheet of your M1 Garand by entering components and markings
  • Generate a build list of your M1 Garand by entering manufacturer and serial number
  • Find general knowledge related to care, maintenance and inspection of your M1 Garand
  • Export data to spreadsheets or CSV files for your reference
  • Submit your M1 Garand to the Master List
  • List an M1 Garand you are searching for
  • Submit your HRA M1 Garand to the HRA with LMR barrel list
  • View demilitarized M1 Garand data
  • View M1 Garand FMA/MAP data
  • View .30 CAL/7.62 MM National Stock Numbers
  • Perform a ranged search (+/- 25) of your M1 Garand serial number on all lists on this site

Deemed "the greatest single battle implement ever devised by man...” (Patton), the M1 Garand is something that will consume you in the collecting of military surplus weapons and ignites a passion in collecting and restoring them. No collection is complete without an M1 Garand. There are many ways to acquire an M1 Garand, but the undisputed home of the M1 rifle is the CMP or The Civilian Marksmanship Program. Garand The CMP is a federally chartered 501C/3 corporation that "places its highest priority on serving youth through gun safety and marksmanship activities that encourage personal growth and build life skills." If you're interested in purchasing an M1 Garand, the CMP is where you want to visit. The CMP Forums are a great place to ask questions and discover people like yourself that are passionate about the rifle. Over the past 65 years, most M1 rifles have been arsenal rebuilt, refinished, re-barreled or repaired at least once and often several times. Most will show signs of service (often considerable) and replacement of various parts. They are seldom encountered with all original parts and original finish as delivered from the manufacturer. Such "original" rifles, even in well-used condition, are highly prized by collectors.

The purposes of is to exchange information and expand your knowledge of the U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30, M1, better known as the M1 Garand. This site’s main goals, like those of the GCA, CMP and many others, are to preserve and publicize the history of the rifle and its inventor John C. Garand, encourage new collectors, assist individuals in their collecting and to encourage competitive and recreational safe shooting of the rifle. The information contained in this website has been compiled from many sources. If you find any erroneous information, or information that should be removed because of copyright, please contact me.

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