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#1 wwiifirearms

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Posted 09 January 2011 - 07:00 PM

Thought I could kick things off with pics of my rifles. Note the variations in rear sights between the two.








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Posted 10 January 2011 - 07:36 PM

wwiifirearms,

Very nice pair of Johnsons you have! ph34r.gif

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Posted 30 January 2011 - 05:45 PM

Was fortunate to find a throughly minty M1941 in .30-06 with Netherlands purchasing comission markings. Have only had it to the range once, but found it to be reliable and very accurate when shooting surplus Danish M2 ball ammo.

I know that it borders on heresy, but I actually prefer the M1941 Johnson rifle to the M1 Garand. It's easily loaded with stripper clips, and the 10 rd. magazine is quickly topped off with loose rounds. Cleaning is a snap, too, as only the bore is exposed to burning powder. Recoil is very mild, as much of the recoil is absorbed in cycling the action.

These guns were also produced in 7mm Mauser for the South American military market. They must have been a joy to shoot!
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Posted 25 November 2020 - 08:48 PM

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Posted 30 November 2020 - 11:43 PM

Nice rifles - big fan of these.


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Posted 01 December 2020 - 01:14 PM

Was fortunate to find a throughly minty M1941 in .30-06 with Netherlands purchasing comission markings. Have only had it to the range once, but found it to be reliable and very accurate when shooting surplus Danish M2 ball ammo.

I know that it borders on heresy, but I actually prefer the M1941 Johnson rifle to the M1 Garand. It's easily loaded with stripper clips, and the 10 rd. magazine is quickly topped off with loose rounds. Cleaning is a snap, too, as only the bore is exposed to burning powder. Recoil is very mild, as much of the recoil is absorbed in cycling the action.

These guns were also produced in 7mm Mauser for the South American military market. They must have been a joy to shoot!


I think if the Johnson was afforded the same advantage of development as Garand had it wouldve been a real winner. After all, look how much of the designs of Johnson ended up in the stoner rifle.
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Posted 02 December 2020 - 06:26 PM

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