Mythbusting commonly held tropes of loading the M1 Garand (VIDEOS)

The difference between clip and magazine, the old 8+1 load, Garand thumb causes, and how to load less than a full en bloc clip are explained by Bloke on the Range.

With the classic M1, which Patton called “the greatest battle implement ever devised” in a memo to the Chief of Ordnance 72 years ago this week, has always been popular with collectors and DCM shooters. However, there is a good bit of bad information out there, which the Bloke takes on in the video above.

But what about the Ping? That gets its own dedicated segment below.