Reassembling the M1 Garand's Gas System must be
done with care. It is not hard per-se, but it must
be done carefully.
Most of the things that need doing
can be accomplished with a GI M1 Combo Tool. The
re-assembly of the Gas System as covered in this
section presents no exceptions to this rule.
While reading this
section you may want to refer to the Nomenclature Pages if any of the part names don't
ring a bell.
The first steps of
re-assembly are to lay out all of the parts that
you will need and to put on my safety glasses.
Start by making sure
the Front Handguard is seated correctly in the Lower
The Stacking Swivel
goes on next...