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  1. New guy, New JRA M14, .308 Perfecta, and a Blown Primer

    The M14
    Hi all, First time M14 owner here (Not new to the M1 style action and controls though). I just purchased a James River Armory M14 from Classic Firearms and received it yesterday from my FFL. Needless to say, I was itching to go and shoot it. This morning I field stripped it and oiled it up some...
  2. A few malfunctions I can't decipher

    I am a just-starting ,novice rifle operator. I have had rimfire 22's in the past, but my Standard SA M1-A is my first serious semiautomatic rifle. This is my situation: -I tried to load my 10 rnd mag into the gun, would not fit with 10 rnds. 9 or less fits first try everytime. I tried using...
  3. Hand guard pops loose while shooting.

    Hello all, I finally took my Springfield M1A standard to the rang for the first time today. She functioned well except the left side of the hand guard clip (and therefore the hand guard) popped free of the grooves during each shot. The clip on this side of the rifle rests on the stock and...
  4. Anyone have ejection problems with SOCOM 2 Extended Rail?

    The SOCOM Rifle
    Let me first apologize if this question has been asked and answered in a previous thread. I did a search and could not find a similar thread. I am having an issue with my SOCOM 2 Extended Rail where every 10 or 20 rounds I get a stovepipe or I get a casing stuck between the rail and the bolt...
  5. M1A bolt stop problem

    The M14
    Hello everybody, This is one of the first posts I have made here, if not the very first, but I have been reading here for a while. This is an awesome forum and I am hoping you guys can help. I have a SA M1A loaded and I seem to be having trouble with the bolt stop. When I have a round in the...