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Posted: 8/22/2017 1:35:59 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/22/2017 1:37:53 PM EST by DeltaAir423]
Is their cases. I have two XDs cases (along with the contents that came in them) that I'm converting over to mag carriers. I need a few more cases now.


Link Posted: 8/22/2017 1:40:01 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/22/2017 1:47:18 PM EST by redfish86]
The case my Range Officer came in is pretty nice. I especially liked the " Illegal in California" sticker.


The pistol is pretty good too.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 1:40:06 PM EST
Cases are a dime a dozen.

They are still a shit smelling failure.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 1:42:14 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/22/2017 1:42:46 PM EST by dnmccoy]
Incorrect OP... the only thing Springfield Armory got right from the beginning is below

Link Posted: 8/22/2017 1:44:39 PM EST
I'm unclear what the use case is there. I guess it's one way to store mags.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 1:45:47 PM EST
I'm of the opinion that they got my TRP right too. 
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 1:47:22 PM EST
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Originally Posted By dnmccoy:
Incorrect OP... the only thing Springfield Armory got right from the beginning is below

http://www.armoryblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/308-m1-garand.jpg
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Their commercial M1? Meh.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 1:47:24 PM EST
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Originally Posted By dnmccoy:
Incorrect OP... the only thing Springfield Armory got right from the beginning is below

http://www.armoryblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/308-m1-garand.jpg
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Springfield Armory's Garands were a shitshow from the start and were dropped immediately thereafter. Why do you think you can't buy them new anymore? More than one exploded.



You're thinking of the original Springfield Armory - not the commercial entity that stole their name after the armory was shut down in 1968.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 1:47:31 PM EST
I always hated those cases because they were so much bigger than everything else and didn't stack well.

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Originally Posted By ken_mays:
I'm unclear what the use case is there. I guess it's one way to store mags.
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Yeah I think I'd stick to a nice mag pouch or carrier. Maybe 50 cal cans in a pinch.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 1:48:39 PM EST
Yes Springfield Armory, not the commercial garands.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 2:02:52 PM EST
They've done a lot of things right. It's their politics they got wrong.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 2:04:31 PM EST
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Originally Posted By pcsutton:
I'm of the opinion that they got my TRP right too. 
http://www.springfield-armory.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/PC9108LP_7.jpg
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this, thing shoots like a dream
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 2:35:48 PM EST
Here's one Springfield Inc. got right. They parkerized this one for me for under $100 shipped back to me.

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Link Posted: 8/22/2017 2:39:38 PM EST
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Originally Posted By ken_mays:
I'm unclear what the use case is there. I guess it's one way to store mags.
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I use my XD and XDS cases to take up space in my attic.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 2:41:23 PM EST
Those fuckers import the XD in from HS-Produkt Croatia, why cant they bring the VHS-2 over as well damnit.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 2:46:13 PM EST
Old good Springfield Armory before new bad Springfield Armory was good because it made guns that won wars not guns that tell you where to grip the gun in giant print
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 2:46:17 PM EST
I wish the XDs would accept 1911 mags.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 2:47:42 PM EST
Their customer service is top notch.  They got that right.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 2:50:42 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/22/2017 2:51:23 PM EST by agillig]
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Originally Posted By Evil_Ed:


Springfield Armory's Garands were a shitshow from the start and were dropped immediately thereafter. Why do you think you can't buy them new anymore? More than one exploded.



You're thinking of the original Springfield Armory - not the commercial entity that stole their name after the armory was shut down in 1968.
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Tell me more about this.  I'd heard the SAI M1 rifles felt like they were made of cheap pot metal, so I bought a real one from CMP.  Some of the SAI ones actually went kaboom?
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 2:52:57 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Hking:
Those fuckers import the XD in from HS-Produkt Croatia, why cant they bring the VHS-2 over as well damnit.
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Because SA hates you.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 2:53:07 PM EST
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This one came out pretty good also. That is a Sadlak mount for the Leupold.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 3:18:05 PM EST
I'd be worried about the slippery texture on that case OP. Needs more GRIPZONE!!!
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 3:41:04 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Cpt_Kirks:


I use my XD and XDS cases to take up space in my attic.
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Me too, in fact I need to get mine down; a friend is wanting to buy my pair of XDM 5.25s. I feel pretty sure I left all the junky crap (holster, etc) in the cases when I threw them up there.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 3:43:58 PM EST
Back when they were selling BM-59s
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 3:46:06 PM EST
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 3:55:29 PM EST
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Originally Posted By agillig:
Tell me more about this.  I'd heard the SAI M1 rifles felt like they were made of cheap pot metal, so I bought a real one from CMP.  Some of the SAI ones actually went kaboom?
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All the links I could find are on long dead forums, but it happened; google springfield armory inc garand kaboom and similar.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 3:57:16 PM EST
rifle cant bubble inside the scope.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 3:57:41 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Evil_Ed:


All the links I could find are on long dead forums, but it happened; google springfield armory inc garand kaboom and similar.
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Was this the problem they were having with firing out of battery because the interruptor bridge in the receiver was cast in the wrong place? That's all I'm aware of.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 4:04:26 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Medicfrost:
They've done a lot of things right. It's their politics they got wrong.
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Link Posted: 8/22/2017 4:22:50 PM EST
As a guy who schleps them around to gun shows I wholeheartedly disagree. The foam the put in the top falls out constantly along with the allen wrenches and extra front sight inserts. PITA.

Springfield cases are the freaking worst. Give me a rock island or sig case any day.
Link Posted: 8/22/2017 5:27:57 PM EST
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Originally Posted By ken_mays:
Was this the problem they were having with firing out of battery because the interruptor bridge in the receiver was cast in the wrong place? That's all I'm aware of.
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Originally Posted By ken_mays:
Originally Posted By Evil_Ed:


All the links I could find are on long dead forums, but it happened; google springfield armory inc garand kaboom and similar.
Was this the problem they were having with firing out of battery because the interruptor bridge in the receiver was cast in the wrong place? That's all I'm aware of.
I think that's the problem; all the posts about it I saw were garands in pieces, stock exploded, etc. Sadly all the posts I saw on it were on boards that are long dead, have been radically changed, or hosted on photo sites that no longer exist...
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