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  1. The SOCOM Rifle
    Can anyone confirm whether they're having a similar issue? Bought the DP adapter few days ago and noticed during install that the gas lock developed what appears to be hairline fractures. Spoke to Byron (awesome guy btw), and immediately sent out another gas lock. Trouble is, same issue...
  2. SEI Upgraded Socom 16

    Springfield Socom 16 Reprofiled op rod, polished feed ramps, SEI trigger job all re-parkerised, shimmed gas system SEI Warfigter with Helical cut piston NM front sight SEI extended bolt stop/release USGI Fiberglass stock, selector cutout glass bed filled and refinished in custom matte grey SEI...
  3. The SOCOM Rifle
    Hello all, I am new to the M1A platform and have a question about a cycling issue. I recently purchased a Socom 16 and am having the worst time trying to get the rifle to cycle properly. I have taken the gas cylinder out and inspected it for carbon build up. After a thorough inspection ot...
  4. Accuracy
    This is going to be lengthy so I apologize. Had a coworker bring me a Socom CQB to try and improve group sizes on. Initially it shot about a 5” group at 100 with 175gr Mk 316 mod 0 ammo. It has a Delta P muzzle adapter up front with a schuster adjustable gas plug tuned for his suppressor...
  5. The SOCOM Rifle
    Recently bought a SOCOM and a TA01B. What mount are you all using for a 4*32 ACOG?
  6. The M14
    All, Background: I have recently inherited an M1A SOCOM 16 from my grandfather who recently passed away. I am looking at using this rifle for hog (this summer and fall) and deer hunting this season as well. I have plenty of experience with the M16/M4A1 platform and regular bolt action rifles...
  7. The SOCOM Rifle
    All, Background: I have recently inherited an M1A SOCOM 16 from my grandfather who recently passed away. I am looking at using this rifle for hog (this summer and fall) and deer hunting this season as well. I have plenty of experience with the M16/M4A1 platform and regular bolt action rifles...
  8. Stock
    Gents, apologies if this has been mentioned, but with regard to the Sage EBR chasis, I believe the mk0, the one with the two bar collapsable stock w/cheek well, do these kits typically come with optic mounting solutions above the chamber? Or is the cantilevered mount which is like another 250...
  9. The SOCOM Rifle
    My apologies if this has been covered before but I can’t seem to find the answer. I am looking for a Gas piston cleaning drill for my Socom 16. I see on MidwayUSA they have a Gas Piston Cleaning Drill Set that features a .180" and a .323" Cleaning Drill. The Gas Plug Cleaning Drill features a...
  10. Optics
    i bought a brand new socom16 about a month ago and the iron sights worked perfectly right from the get go, me and several of my friends were all getting nice grouping all the way out to 100 yards so im positive the ballistics of the gun itself are fine. 2 weeks ago i bought and mounted a vortex...
  11. The SOCOM Rifle
    Hi I'm new here and I just wanted to see if anyone has run into this problem. I did a search and didn't find any similar threads. Like I said I'm new to the community, I bought a M1a Socom 16, and to customize it to my specs I bought an Archangel stock , and after doing a lot of research on...
  12. Accuracy
    I just mounted a Burris Scout Scope (2-7x32mm) on my SOCOM. I had tried a reddot once and literally threw it out thinking it was junk since I couldn't get on target. I mounted the scope on Zee rings and hit the range. I was shooting extremely high and ended up walking up to 25 yds, bottoming...
  13. The M14
    Model: SOCOM 16 Trying to remove the factory break one piece gas lock and replace with a threaded gas lock. The new break does not fit as snug or exact as factory (expected off a little). Understand I can shim it, but does anyone offer one with a better fit? This is an SEI model and usually the...
  14. Modern M14
    OK i finally got up the gumption to pick up an EBR chassis. I am doing the install myself and today i got the rifle ready. Last thing i need to do is get the op rod guide removed. while do the complete strip down though i found something that has me a little worried. my gas piston was stuck and...
  15. Modern M14
    Hello All, I'm new to this forum and this is my first post. I recently purchased my second of 2 Springfield Armory weapons (M1a Socom 16) and have been less than pleased with the manufacturing quality. I've put approximately 800 rounds through my new rifle and from the begining had feed...
  16. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone Josh here, i'm new to the M1A platform from Fresno, CA. Looking for some local people that know thier way around these guns and possibly some group shoots at a range sometime. Also interested in a nice walnut stock if possible
  17. Modern M14
    I need a brake machined for the threads of the gas lock/comp that comes factory on the SOCOM 16. I need a custom brake for 40 TPI to replace the factory comp/sight. NO ONE and I mean NO ONE is willing to make one for me. I've even contacted shops that specialize in custom threads/brakes but...
  18. The M14
    I am new here. I've had a SOCOM for many years and think its time to start making additions to it. I've looked thru the threads on this topic but didnt find an exact match. I need advice on attaching a 3 point sling to both a SOCOM 16 and M1a Scout. I want a configuration similar to RAMMAC...
  19. New Member Introductions
    Hi I'm new to the forum and just ordered a Socom 16. I have a few questions about the gun. My local gun shop told me that they can't give me an approximate month when it will arrive. I contacted SAI and they couldn't give me much all they said is somewhere between 3-6 months but "probably not...
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