M1 Garand Operating Rods Springs and Follower Rods. All USGI and gauged to insure serviceability. Operating Rod descriptions and pictures will be of actual Rods available, except where noted. **NOTE: Op Rods are made WITH two BENDS in the tube, they are NOT made straight so if your Tube has a bend, IT SHOULD!! and you're good to go! Bends will be seen approx. 4.8" and 12.3" inches from piston end.