The M-1 also has a " low pressure" gas system, with the gas port near the muzzle. If handloading, remember to use no powder slower than IMR 4320 to avoid over pressure at the gas port.
IMR 4895 and 150 or 165 grain bullets are ideal. In a good barrel, the Sierra 165 Match King HP can give you incredible accuracy.
History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse, or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate national disaster.
If you think a strong military is expensive, think about what a weak one would cost