Jan 13, 2017 · Because hunting was planned for low light hours, the CQB was sighted in dead on at 100 yards. We did have a loaded Springﬁeld M1A dialed in for 200-300 yards with which we planned to take some longer distance stands, but the high winds experienced daily didn’t die down until after dark, so the longer gun didn’t see any hunting action.
Aug 18, 2020 · The Springfield-Armory National M1A barreled action shows good promise with solid sub MOA performance for an out of the box 308 semi-auto rifle. The AR platform is all the rave these days, but the M14/M1A certainly shows great promise, though it is heavier, but recoil is very controlled and reliability, forgetting the bad magazine, was very good.
The Springfield Armory “Loaded” series M1A rifles are full of upgrades offering exceptional value and performance. Air gauged medium weight National Match barrel. National match components such as national match trigger assembly, national match front sight and non-hooded rear sight assembly, and national match flash suppressor.
Oct 16, 2011 · I have owned several well-known 7.62/.308 semi auto military type autos and the M1A is definitely the "pick of the litter" among them. However, depending upon your needs, if you just want a reliable and easy to shoot 7.62 semi, you may also consider an M1 Garand and simply throw on a .308 barrel.
Apr 15, 2016 · For the test, we mounted a Vortex 6-20X telescopic sight, which obviously is not included in the M1A Loaded package as it comes from Springfield. So equipped, this particular variant of the M1A is a heavy mutha, a whisker over thirteen and a half pounds before you insert the magazine.
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