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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 7/19/2001 3:37:57 PM EST
what is a fed ordnance M 14 in excellent cond worth? Parts with matching serial numbers? anything to look for? SPAS 12 ga. with folder. Worth? Also excellent. Thanks.
Link Posted: 7/19/2001 4:25:56 PM EST
[Last Edit: 7/19/2001 4:22:44 PM EST by Derek45]
Fed Ord M14's have a self distruct button. It's called the trigger. They are known for being unsafe to fire. [b][size=5]Fed Ord = JUNK[/size=5][/b] Save your money and get a Springfield Armory. You won't be dissapointed.
Link Posted: 7/19/2001 5:14:45 PM EST
I've seen SPAS12's running from $850 to $1000+ depending on condition.
Link Posted: 7/19/2001 6:26:29 PM EST
Fed Ord is a hit or miss. The receivers are machined from castings( just like Springfield Armory). They came three ways. As a receiver only, receiver with all U.S.G.I. parts(usually used) or as a receiver with Chinese parts. If the deal is good go with the all G.I. parts. If it gives you problems, it can be made into a good shooter by a pro M-14 mechanic. It really is hard to find the whole truth about commercial M-14 clones. The big manufacturers really put out negative stuff about their competitors. I've heard a lot of bad things about Springfield Armory lately. They are a house hold name but certainly not the end all beat all of M-14 clones.
Link Posted: 7/19/2001 8:48:06 PM EST
Hey I got the answer to all your problems. A friend of mine have been buying lots of cool stuff lately (his father died and left him big money)and he wanted a SPAS 12. Well I was all for this and he got it about a month ago and I was like your a GOD now. Then we shot it. It was no where near as cool as I would have thought it was heavy and a pain in the ass. save you money and buy something else. Ps: who knows where I can get a semi -auto FNC. CHEF
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