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Old 06-03-2013, 02:35 AM   #31
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M1A is on my top 5 list now that I own a Garand. For my collection, I am trying to acquire examples of most of the weapons used in WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam and the conflicts in recent history. I have a long way to go.
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I love my M1As, all three of them. And, they do make good hunting rifles, especially in the woods here. They are even better after they have been accurized by a competent M14 armorer.
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Christ people, they only weigh 9 pounds.
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Christ people, they only weigh 9 pounds.
And i think of how much so many AR's weigh, after hanging so much tacticool crap all over them...
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M1A is on my top 5 list now that I own a Garand. For my collection, I am trying to acquire examples of most of the weapons used in WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam and the conflicts in recent history. I have a long way to go.
Yes you do have a long list,but once completed a sense of pride that lasts a life time,go for it!
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And i think of how much so many AR's weigh, after hanging so much tacticool crap all over them...
I couldn't agree more with your statement.
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Top that with no way to really solidly mount a optic and all the tweeking and fiddling you have to do to keep it in running condition and its a rifle i have tried several times to like and keep failing to do it
Really? Ever think that mybe the scope mount you used was junk

I have zero issues with my Sadlak mount or do I ever need to tweak it or ever have any issues. Rifle is standard, no mods
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This is 10 rds with surplus ammo at 100 yds. 1 5/8 inch group Pretty darn good for a platform with so many issues and Surplus ammo. Notice it isnt a 3 rd group
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Just built this one from scratch, all USGI parts on a Fulton receiver. Functions flawlessly
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I use a Bassett mount. On off on off. No change in zero. I like the iron sights a lot. I use a removable cheek piece with the scope. Weight no more a problem than my Enfield.
I have no use for the black rifle, but think it's great for those that do.
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