Can an M1A be suppressed?
The M1A line was never designed from the factory to be suppressed. The gas system is fixed and non-adjustable, and the muzzle threads — or lack thereof — are not standard 5/8×24, which is what is needed for most muzzle devices.
Is the M1A a good battle rifle?
This rifle holds a lot of history and is a solid choice for many applications after six decades. There’s nothing like holding a piece of history in your hands that’s made of wood and steel. The M1A is the closest thing most people can own to a genuine M14, the last battle rifle of the U.S. military.
How accurate is the Springfield M1A?
The most accurate ammunition for the M1A was the 152-gr. Dual Performance, which clocked in close to 1.25 MOA group at 100 yards on a very hot day. Both 175-gr. bullets shot 1.5 MOA very constantly.
What thread pitch is the M1A?
Product Overview. This Smith Enterprise M14 / M1A Thread Adapter allows the shooter to easily convert their Springfield M1A’s muzzle threads over to the more common 5/8″-24 pitch for compatibility with a greater number of flash hiders, muzzle brakes and sound suppressors.
What sniper rifle does the Marine Corps use?
The M40 has been the mainstay of Marine Corps sniper teams since it made its combat debut in the mid-1960s during the Vietnam war. The M40 sniper rifle system is actually based on the Remington 700, a popular sport and hunting rifle available in a variety of rifle cartridges.
How fast can an M1A shoot?
|Springfield Armory M1A SOCOM|
|Cartridge||7.62×51mm NATO .308 Winchester|
|Action||Gas-operated, rotating bolt, self-loading|
|Rate of fire||Semi-automatic|
|Muzzle velocity||762 metres per second (2,500 ft/s)|
Was the m1 Garand used in Vietnam?
The Garand remained in service with the Army Reserve, Army National Guard, and the Navy into the early 1970s. The South Korean Army was using M1 Garands in the Vietnam War as late as 1966.
What rifle replaced the m1 Garand?
The M14 was developed to replace four different weapons: the M1 Garand, the M3 submachine gun, the M1 Carbine and the M1918 Browning automatic rifle (BAR).