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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 10/18/2003 8:07:23 AM EST

Anyone have any recommendations for a tactical sling for an M14/M1A? Aside from the standard straight leather sling.


Link Posted: 10/18/2003 12:24:13 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/18/2003 1:12:15 PM EST
The standard M14 sling is the same one used with the M1 and later with the M16. Cotton is better than nylon for most uses.

-- Chuck
Link Posted: 10/24/2003 6:18:40 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/24/2003 6:19:18 PM EST by KingOfTheBumps]

Originally Posted By raf:
The cotton or preferably the nylon GI slings are hard to beat for all around use, plus they can be used almost as effectively as the leather sling when shooting in position.
If you desire chest carry, the quick release CQB sling available from Lightfighter (a sponsor here) is a good choice.


The CQB sling is exactly the sling I was looking for, thank you for your help!

Link Posted: 10/25/2003 6:11:24 AM EST
I use the green gi sling on my m14 cheaper than dirt has them for about 12 bucks new.
Link Posted: 10/26/2003 5:54:04 AM EST
if you want one sweet piece of leather for it let me be the first to recommend les tam. I ordered 2 slings from him and one sits on my m1a. I believe his email was lestam1@aol.com
Just talking to the guy on the phone let me know I chose the right person to buy it from.
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