24 August CMP Newsletter

LATEST CMP SALES NEWS – 24 August 2007.

M1 GARAND “CMP SELECT” AVAILABLE BEGINNING 17 SEP, 2007. CMP armorers expect to complete the assembly of a limited run of 1,000 “CMP SELECT” M1 Garand rifles by 30 Sep, 2007. We will begin accepting orders for these rifles on 17 Sep, 2007. This rifle will consist of a new production stock and handguard set with CMP cartouche, a new production barrel and new leather sling. Receiver and most other parts are refinished USGI, but some parts will be new manufacture. Introductory price is $895. plus $22.95 S&H. The next production run of this grade will not be until 2010. Please see http://www.odcmp.com/Services/Rifles/m1garand.htm.

NORTH STORE CLOSED 19 AUG – 5 SEP. The CMP North store at Camp Perry will be closed for inventory and recuperation from 19 Aug through 5 Sep. The store will resume normal hours of operation beginning 6 Sep. At this point we are not sure what rifles (if any) will be on the racks.

SOUTH STORE CLOSED 1 SEP. The CMP South store in Anniston, AL will be closed on Saturday, 1 Sep 2007 for the Labor Day weekend. Normal store hours will resume on 6 Sep.

INLAND CARBINE UPDATE. Service grade Inland M1 carbines are now sold out. We think that we have enough in inventory to fill all orders already received. Any orders received after 25 August 2007 may not be filled.

UNDERWOOD CARBINE UPDATE. Next manufacturer to be released will be Underwood. Less than 3,200 available. Price for Underwood carbines is $565, plus $22.95 S&H. We will begin accepting orders on 4 Sep 2007. For details, please see http://www.odcmp.com/rifles/carbine.htm.

M1 GARAND RECEIVERS. CMP now has several grades of SA, HRA, and WIN M1 Garand stripped receivers available for sale. Quantities are limited. Please see http://www.odcmp.com/Services/Rifles/m1garand.htm.

SIGN UP NOW FOR GARAND CLINIC MASTER INSTRUCTOR COURSE AT ANNISTON, ALABAMA. A Garand-Springfield-Military Rifle Master Instructor Course is being offered at CMP South in Anniston, Alabama on 15-16 September 2007. The course is for anyone who wants training in how to conduct Garand or other rifle clinics at their home clubs or ranges. The course covers how to teach gun safety, safe range procedures, basic firing positions and shot technique, the Garand Match course of fire and how to fire it plus additional competitor responsibilities like scoring and pulling targets. The course fee is $35.00. That covers student materials including an instructor notebook and CD to use in teaching clinics and lunches both days. Students are responsible for their own housing. A detailed program for these course is posted on the CMP website at http://www.odcmp.com/Competitions/GSMClinic.htm. You will find an Application Form to download, complete and send in at the end of the program or you can download it at http://www.odcmp.com/Competitions/GSMClinicApp.pdf. If you are interested in becoming better prepared to help new shooters get started in highpower rifle shooting, this course will help you do that.

ENTRIES OPEN FOR WESTERN CMP GAMES AND CREEDMOOR CUP MATCHES. The 2007 Western CMP Games will take place at the Ben Avery Shooting Center north of Phoenix, Arizona on 20-23 October. The 2007 Western Creedmoor Cup Matches will also take place at the Ben Avery Range on 24-28 October. These combined matches offer events for virtually every highpower rifle shooter–from clinics for beginning shooters to less formal Garand, Springfield and Military Rifle Matches to CMP Excellence-in-Competition Matches to NRA Registered Service and Match Rifle Highpower events. The official program is posted at http://www.odcmp.com/Competitions/WesternGames.htm. You can register on-line for any of the Western CMP Games or Creedmoor Cup matches at http://clubs.odcmp.com/cgi-bin/matchInfo.cgi?matchID=2516. Just click on “Registration” and complete your entry.

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR GARAND CLINIC MASTER INSTRUCTOR COURSE IN PHOENIX. A Garand-Springfield-Military Rifle Master Instructor Course also is being offered at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility north of Phoenix, Arizona on 19-20 October 2007. The course is for anyone who wants training in how to conduct Garand or other rifle clinics at their home clubs or ranges. The course covers how to teach gun safety, safe range procedures, basic firing positions and shot technique, the Garand Match course of fire and how to fire it plus additional competitor responsibilities like scoring and pulling targets. The course fee is $35.00. That covers student materials including an instructor notebook and CD to use in teaching clinics and lunches both days. Students are responsible for their own housing. A detailed program for these course is posted on the CMP website at http://www.odcmp.com/Competitions/GSMClinic.htm. You will find an Application Form to download, complete and send in at the end of the program or you can download it at http://www.odcmp.com/Competitions/GSMClinicApp.pdf. If you are interested in becoming better prepared to help new shooters get started in highpower rifle shooting, this course will help you do that.

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