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Next rifle; "AR-10" or M1A?

Discussion in 'Rifles' started by thequintessentialman, Dec 18, 2018.

  1. SC-Texas

    SC-Texas Moderator Moderator

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    That's my understanding also.

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  2. Tnhawk

    Tnhawk New Member

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    I have an AR and M1A. Both are good rifles but I enjoy the M1A.
     
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  3. satx78247

    satx78247 TGT Addict

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    Tbhawk,

    IF I had my choice it would be a Garand converted to 7.62x51, to use M14 mags & with NO other change. = BM 59 mags are $$$$$$$ & harder to find.
    (BMB offered to convert every Garand in the US inventory to that configuration for 18.oo each, btw.)


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  4. Charlie

    Charlie TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    The M1A has history behind it, that would be my choice.
     
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  5. Jakashh

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    AR10 might be superior, but if I had to choose just one (not for some BS hypothetical war fighting situation I’ll never find myself in, just for funsies) id probably go M1A.

    Of course if other options were available, FAL and/or G3 before either AR10 or M1A.


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  6. Dawico

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    How would that be different than a M1A?

    Besides being twice the price what am I missing?
     
  7. Inspector43

    Inspector43 Everything I Own Is Paid For

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    Since I can't make up my mind, I will stick with my AR-15 Colt SP1, my Garand and my M1A. I don't think I need an AR-10.
     
  8. xdmikey

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    I do miss my Socoms. They were lightweight and easy to ring steel with at 200 yds. Anyone could, and did.

    They did their job, netting me some necessary funds.

    I'm still looking at the M17S in 308, to match mine in 556.
    But I'm covered by my full size m1a and my Bush(built before the bans)rifle. With an 18" barrel it's pretty easy to swing onto a target as well.
     
  9. gshayd

    gshayd Ugliest house on the block.

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    I had a SA M1 Supermatch I purchased back in the 90s. Traded it on AR 15s. :eek:

    Now I have a AR 10 in .308, Federal.338 Upper, and now a 6.5 Creedmore Upper. Maybe soon a .260. I looked at the LaRue in that caliber it looked promising.
     
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