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  1. Rifles
    It seems to be the consensus among the AR crowd and Shooter that using some sort of a magazine locking device to fix the magazine in place such that ~a tool~ or ~tools~ are required to remove it from the weapon = no longer an AW = no registration required. That said, Would cutting the mag...
  2. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    If one were to replace the stock muzzle brake on a Springfield Arms M1A with a brake that had all the holes tack welded full, would said M!A be exempt from the Safe Act? Just sayin. Would said brake be classified as a barrel extension which is an evil feature? Is this just wishful thinking on my...
  3. Rifles
    Got a Springfield M1A for about $1400... Added a $75 muzzle "ornament" that's simply a solid piece device (not a brake nor is it a flash hider or anything else "evil"... Also had the bayonet lug removed and the solid muzzle device perm attached with welds. mags in the pic are just two 10...
  4. Rifles
    Is the Springfield M1A Scout Squad model legal in NY?
  5. Rifles
    Sorry for posting 2 threads back to back. Im looking to get another gun. I'm torn between a Springfield Armory M1A, a Ruger Mini-14, and a good old M1 Garand. Ihave had an awesome experience with my ruger 10/22 and the mini-14 is at a good price. The M1A is just a beast but is just too costly...
  6. Rifles
    So i have been looking to get another gun to compliment my Ruger 10/22. Due to ar 15s being next to completely banned, i have decided on the Springfield Armory M1A. The only problem is the fact that the M1A has a threaded barrel. Is there any way to remove the threads without destroying the...
  7. Firearms in the News
    Raving lunatic leftist journalist - Christopher Swindell: Gun safety debate is B.S. - Op-Ed Commentaries - The Charleston Gazette - West Virginia News and Sports -
  8. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Are we still allowed to own and/or purchase 20 round magazines for the M1A?
  9. Accessories and Gear - M1A & M14 - CMI .308 10rd M14 & M1A Magazine About what you can find them for with shipping on Ebay. Hassle free and no tax if you order from 44Mag. Overpriced? At the moment, by a little bit. But considering the 4/15 cut-off, an easy way to get them in hand from a reputable place...
  10. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Are Springfield M1A's legal under the new law?
  11. Rifles
    Friends: Am I correct in assuming that removing the muzzle brake from an m1a will bring it under the "one feature" threshold?
  12. Wanted
    Hoping for a reasonable price, which may be wishful thinking. Willing to pay a good dollar for higher quality mags.
  13. Wanted
    Looking for a newer Springfield M1A 7.62NATO (.308). Preferably the loaded M1A or the M21 Tactical. Thanks!
  14. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    I am livid that the M1A is now evil in this state as that was going to be my new rifle. However, it appears SEI is attempting to address this problem. Question is, will this actually make it compliant? If so, do you think we could have this installed and pick up the M1A at an FFL? Smith...
  15. Rifles
    Because it has a muzzle brake (or 'break'), my treasured M1A Scout is now designated as an 'Assault Weapon' (even that term is ridiculous). I just got off the phone with a rep at Springfield, because i wanted to find out if, and how i can best remove said muzzle brake. She told me the...
  16. Rifles
    Sorry if this is a dumb question, but is the Springfield M1A on the evil list? Is there a setup that is compliant with the new ban?
  17. Rifles
    Purchased a couple pre-ban hi-cap mags for my Socom a while back. First time I loaded them, after X amount of rounds, they'd bind up and lose all tension. You could practically shake the rounds right out of the mag. Tore them down and everything is new inside, but the followers are crappy...
  18. Accessories and Gear
    I have an early 90s short barreled M1A, which they called the Bush model. I've mostly used it with iron sights and occasionally fiddled with a red dot. Recently, I plopped a long scope on it with a B Square mount but felt like this was completely redundant to my 700 VTR in .308. If I want to...
  19. Rifles
    I just recently purchased and M1A Scout Squad.. I was wondering if anybody had any suggestions for "fine tuning" it. I know about the grease and what not.. but are there any upgrades I definitely should look in to?