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What to buy

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Ok, so I've made the decision to purchase an M1A (still using DPP after all these years).

I want a scope on it. So, I was planning on buying the NM, then the mount, rings and scope.

Or, purchasing the Loaded with the cluster rail (both from Springfield).

My question is which one. I figure both will cost about the same. Will the Loaded take a regular scope/mounts? Are the rails secure enough to the rifle? Has anyone had any problems? I know the NM is a solid rifle and will perform well with optics mounted. But, I don't know much about the Loaded with the rails and how they perform.

School me on this, please.