Tag: m1a

M1A Vs. SKS – A Better Battle Rifle?


Comparing the Springfield M1A to a Russian SKS. Joel shoots them and tries to determine how they stack up and which one is a better battle rifle. You may notice there’s very little discussion about the accuracy of these guns. You can expect a minute of man at distance and approximately two MOA [Read More…]

Overmatch Precision Arms MK36 Rifle M1A SAINT Edge

[SHOT 2018] Springfield Armory’s NEW SAINT Edge, AR-15 Pistol & More Glorious 6.5 Creedmoor

If you did not have the opportunity to visit Springfield Armory at SHOT Show in the convention center, they had a sprawling booth with enough firearms to make you contemplate getting a 2nd job. From 1911s to 911s to XD(M)s to AR-15s to M1As, they had their square [Read More…]

Air Venturi

Springfield Armory Airsoft Guns! Air Venturi has License to Reproduce their Replicas

Air Venturi, a significant manufacturer of airsoft guns, has officially received approval and license to produce Springfield Armory reproductions. Beginning in 2018, you will have the opportunity to purchase and train with the historic M1A, 1911, XD and XD(M). Here is a [Read More…]

TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 2 of 3)

(This is Part 2 of the TFB Rifle Weight Omnibus. You can read Part 1 here.) In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine [Read More…]

M1A Highlander

New M1A Stock Options

For 2015, Springfield Armory is offering a number of new stock color options for both the standard M1A rifle and several of the variant guns. For the standard M1A rifle, the two new options are the flat dark earth composite stock and the very popular Kryptek Highlander [Read More…]

McMillan M3A Rifle

McMillan has introduced the M3A rifle, a medium range .308 Win. semi-automatic built upon the Springfield M1A action (The M1A is based on the M14). At first glance it looks a lot like the Springfield M1A SOCOM II. Unlike the SOCOM, which is optimized for close range [Read More…]

Encouragement

Good example of encouraging a new shooter. Unless you are with your wife, girlfriend or sweetheart, I suggest using a word other than “Sexy” 😉 Video by the owner of M1ARifles.com.

Slow motion M1A

Gun Blobber, a new gun blogger, has posted videos of an M1A firing in slow motion Wow. Some guy has been at work with a high-speed camera and a couple of M1A’s. He was looking to settle a dispute as to whether the action starts cycling before or after the bullet [Read More…]