How's it going folks? Just wanted to be neighborly and do a formal introduction with my like minded friends. I'm a Marine from SW Ohio who happens to be the father of a SOCOM16. I became tired of all the AR15 many variants and decided to buy the sexiest (IMO) rifle made. That being a M1A of course and we'll, I have a thing for short barreled rifles. Not to be mistaken as a SBR in the sense of the BATF. I just mean rifles with a barrel shorter than 18". Any how I believe the SOCOM16 to be a good rifle and with some improvements a exceptional rifle. That is why I am here. I'm hoping to share my experience seaking what it takes to make my rifle exceptional. I have so many questions that I can't afford to experiment with and hope to gain advice from those walking the same path. Thanks for having me onboard and I'll see you down range.