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Anyone who has purchased a M1 Garand from the CMP has certainly heard of the infamous "muzzle wear" measurement. It's one of the checks that the CMP armorors do as they grade the rifles for sale. For instance, they guarantee that their Service Grade M1s will gauge 3 or less at the muzzle. But what does this actually mean? Here is a bit of data to help make sense of the numbers: