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Posted: 1/24/2002 8:37:08 PM EDT
I am doing my homework on the M14 I plan to buy. I have seen pics @ SpringfieldArmory.com of the postban M1A. It looks like it has the flash hider that the prebans have without the bayo lug.

Is this true?

Link Posted: 1/24/2002 8:47:29 PM EDT
Yep. The Scout rifles and the Calif rifles have muzzle brakes.
Link Posted: 1/24/2002 8:53:29 PM EDT
If anyone has first hand knowldge that would help. But it does look like they have flash hiders.

Link Posted: 1/24/2002 8:56:36 PM EDT
Yes they have flash hiders. The Scout and Calif models have muzzle brakes.
Link Posted: 1/24/2002 9:02:44 PM EDT
I have one, it has a real flash hider on it, sans the bayo lug.
Link Posted: 1/24/2002 9:20:04 PM EDT
Basicly, ince the M14/M1A does not have a pistol grip, it's perfectly legal to put a flash suppressor (w/o bayonet lug) on a post-ban gun except in California.
Link Posted: 1/24/2002 9:22:54 PM EDT
Is it legal to put a bipod on?
Link Posted: 1/24/2002 10:51:26 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/25/2002 6:34:43 AM EDT
when did bipods become an issue??
Link Posted: 1/25/2002 6:38:57 AM EDT

Originally Posted By FreeAmerican:
when did bipods become an issue??

They became an issue with the BATF with the "sporting points" system, whereby imports are graded with points based on how they do or do not resemble "sporting" firearms. Size, weight, and other features all get points. Apparently, a "military" bipos adds points, or is outright unimportable.
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