Detail stripping the M1 Garand's
Bolt Group is actually pretty easy for however we
have heard of people that have real problems with
it. Here is how we do it.
Most of the things that need doing
can be accomplished with a standard GI Combo Tool.
While reading this
you may want to refer to the Nomenclature Pages if any of the part names don't
The first thing to do is remove the
Bolt Assembly from the rifle. (See other detail-stripping sections.)
When you have retrieved the Bolt Assembly
from the rifle clean off any grease, oil, or other
Prepare to remove the Extractor.