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Posted: 9/2/2003 7:15:24 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/2/2003 1:22:11 PM EST by FrankSquid]
Who out there has had problems with their Springfield Armory M1A?? and what kind of problems have you had?


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Link Posted: 9/2/2003 7:16:49 AM EST
Never had any problems whatsoever.
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 7:55:47 AM EST
I have a SA pre-ban NM M1A and a new SA post ban NM M1A. They both have a insatiable appetite for ammo. Seriously, no problems, no complaints with the rifles. I don't like the rangefinding reticle in the new SA 6X scope that they sell... the reticle is way too thin for anything but paper target work.
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 8:10:11 AM EST
I would also add another 7.62 M1A mouth to feed to my family. Karl
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 8:49:34 AM EST
I would love to get another! No problems here.
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 9:15:07 AM EST
mixed feelings. My M1A loaded was THE most accurate rifle I have ever shot.with Iron sights. I never mounted the scope on it.. Just didnt seem righ to. and truly didnt need to. BAD thing is that the damnt hing has got to be the heaviest weapon to hump in the freaking world. I wish it was more ergo to me.
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 9:17:33 AM EST
I had a failure to extract problem with mine. I called Springfield and they asked me to send it to them. When I got it back it worked fine.
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 9:41:50 AM EST
I absolutly love mine. Works flawlessly
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 9:47:44 AM EST
IBTL.......M1A topic in AR...... [peep] [lol]
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 10:13:14 AM EST
I have a standard post ban model and I have had zero problems with it.
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 10:27:17 AM EST
Was looking for one when i bought may last AR. I like the scout squad version.
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 10:34:43 AM EST
i got an M1A NM with SM barrel. no problems 3/4MOA for 20 rounds at 1 round every two seconds. she has kicked ass for 7000 rounds. rebarreled because of wear at 5000 rounds. only problems is she doesn't like to eat shitty ammo.
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 10:46:34 AM EST
Originally Posted By Bangz: Who would buy a Springfeld Armory M1A again??
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From the posts above, it looks like a better question (if this were in the correct forum, anyway) would be "Who wouldn't?..." IBTL
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 10:59:07 AM EST
No problems of any kind. M-14's were our rifle in USMC 1967. SA's just have nicer wood and are not full auto.
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 11:01:52 AM EST
[banana] IBTL [banana]
Link Posted: 9/2/2003 1:00:43 PM EST
Huh, a what.......[peep]
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