Is the M1A standard a good rifle?

Is the M1A standard a good rifle?

It is accurate, offers fast follow-up shots, it is extremely reliable, and it takes optics relatively easily. The M1A Standard from Springfield is a reproduction of that classic M14 rifle retrofitted for civilian use. The Standard comes chambered . 308 Win. or 7.62 NATO.

What is the most accurate M1A?

The most accurate ammunition for the M1A was the 152-gr. Dual Performance, which clocked in close to 1.25 MOA group at 100 yards on a very hot day. Both 175-gr. bullets shot 1.5 MOA very constantly.

How accurate is the M1A Socom?

Accuracy was good, with the gun averaging roughly 2 MOA at 100 yards with all loads using the non-magnified MRO. I found that the 16.25″ barrel sacrificed roughly 150 fps against a 22” barrel of a standard M1A.

Does Springfield still make M1A?

Springfield Armory® now offers the M1A Loaded line that includes the finest custom features like a National Match tuned 4.5-lb. competition trigger, 22″ 1:11″-twist premium barrel, and National Match 0.062″ front sight straight from the factory built by the folks who know these guns best.

What is the M1A chambered for?

.308 Winchester
The Springfield Armory M1A is an American-made semi-automatic rifle chambered for the 7.62×51mm NATO and . 308 Winchester cartridges. It is a civilian version of the military M14 select-fire rifle.

How far can the M1A Socom shoot?

The M1A SOCOM has the exact same action and mechanics, thus the dependability we have come to expect. From a bench, the author was able to effectively engage steel targets all the way out to 400 yards with nothing more than a 3 MOA red dot sight on his SOCOM 16 CQB.

What are the features of the M1A™ standard issue rifle?

The M1A™ Standard Issue rifle is available with either a traditional walnut stock or a modern composite variant. The tuned two-stage National Match trigger on the M1A™ Standard Issue rifle has dominated shooting competitions for decades. The 0.062″ front sight blade that comes with the M1A™ Standard Issue rifle meets National Match standards.

What is the Springfield Armory® M1A™?

The Standard Issue M1A™ is inspired by the iconic M14 American military rifle. Available to the public since 1974, the Springfield Armory® M1A™ is a semi-automatic, civilian-legal version of this classic rifle that delivers power, value and performance.

What is the M1A?

Basically, the M1A is the civilian version of the M14 — designed by Springfield for the U.S. military. It replaced the M1 Garand as the standard issue rifle for American troops from 1959 to 1964.

What kind of barrel does the M1A have?

The G.I.-standard 22″ 1:11″-twist carbon steel barrel on the M1A™ Standard Issue rifle wrings all available performance out of those heavy 7.62x51mm rounds. The M1A™ Standard Issue rifle is available with either a traditional walnut stock or a modern composite variant.