How accurate is a Springfield M1A National Match?
The National Match came in at 1.25 MOA with a Vortex 4-16x optic, and the SOC16 shot 2MOA with a Vortex 1-6 both at 100 yards. Again, obviously much better than the results that we were getting in the two different times we shot the guns previously.
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. Anyone familiar with the M1 Garand system of operation would be right at home with the M1A SOCOM 16.
Is the M1A a good battle 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 weight difference between an ar15 and an AR10?
In general, the AR-10 roughly weighs seven pounds (without magazine and ammo) and the AR-15 is right around six pounds. Not really a big difference, but every pound counts in the field. Also, the AR-10’s magazine capacity is 20 rounds while the AR-15’s capacity is 30 rounds.
How much does an AR-10 weigh?
|3.29–4.05 kg (7.25–8.9 lb) w/o magazine
|1,050 mm (41.3 in)
|528 mm (20.8 in)
Is the Springfield M1A a good sniper rifle?
No. It is not a good Sniper Rifle. A Sniper Rifle is a presicion instrument to ensure one shot, one kill at long distances on man sized targets. An M1A is a damn good Designated Marksman Rifle when properly set up and accurized.
What is the difference between .308 and 7.62 x51?
In summary, the biggest difference between the . 308 Winchester cartridge case and the 7.62 NATO cartridge case is with the chambers they are designed for. 308 calibers, but manufactured 7.62 rounds should be shot only within rifles designated for 7.62 calibers.
What does the 10 in AR-10 stand for?
Contrary to popular belief, the AR does not stand for “assault rifle” or “automatic rifle.” It actually is an abbreviation for Armalite Rifle, the firearms manufacturer that first developed the AR platform in the mid-1950s. The term “AR-10” has became the general name for AR-15 style rifles that chamber in .
Can you put a scope on a M1A?
My first response is, “Yes, you can absolutely mount a scope on an M1A.” And my recommendation is always the Springfield Armory scope mounts. They work great, whether you choose the steel or aluminum version (the latter of which I am covering here).
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 makes the M1A™ national match so special?
The M1A™ National Match is designed from the ground up for competitive shooting. The heart of the rifle is the medium-weight premium air-gauged National Match barrel — available in carbon or stainless steel. The result is a rifle that will help you get to the top of the leader boards and always be on target.
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.
How long is the blade on the M1A National Match Rifle?
The front sight on the M1A™ National Match rifle features a sharp 0.062″ long range blade. Match-Grade Hooded Aperture Rear Sight The match grade micro-adjustable rear sight on the M1A™ National Match rifle features ½ M.O.A. adjustments for both windage and elevation and a hooded aperture.