July 7th, 2015

M1 Carbine — Jerry Miculek Demonstrates its Capabilities

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On July 20th, the CMP M1 Carbine Match will take place as part of the CMP Games and National Trophy Matches held annually at Camp Perry, Ohio. Designed as a lightweight (5.2-lb) combat rifle, the M1 Carbine can be surprisingly accurate (with a good barrel and proper bedding). Over 6.5 million of these compact semi-auto rifles were built, and many are still used today in CMP-sponsored target-shooting competitions. Chambered for the .30 Carbine round, the M1 Carbine shoots a 110-grain bullet at approximately 1970 fps through an 18″ barrel. The light weight and low recoil of the M1 Carbine make it fun to shoot. In the video below, legendary competitive shooter Jerry Miculek shows just how much fun you can have with an M1 Carbine. Jerry shows the little rifle’s capabilities in rapid fire. Jerry also talks about the history of the M1 Carbine and its variants.

Watch Footage of Jerry Miculek Shooting Modern Inland Mfg. M1 Carbine:

This clip shows Jerry shooting two types of carbines, the standard model and a “Paratrooper version” with foldable stock. Both rifles are authentic reproductions made by Inland Manufacturing to the specifications of the original Inland production M1 Carbines manufactured during WWII. These current-production M1 Carbine clones are certified for use in CMP competitions.

One of the greatest wheelgunners who ever lived, Jerry Miculek currently numerous world records for revolver shooting. Jerry is also a superb rifle and shootgun shooter, one of the top competitors in the 3-Gun Nation multi-gun series. You can watch many more videos featuring Jerry and other Miculek family members on his Miculek.com YouTube Channel.

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