No, these are not like wine. :lol: I had a M1A serial number 123XXX and I'm still kicking myself for selling it. Buy it and enjoy it. Be encouraged, you have awesome technical support from this forum if you ever need it.Huckleberry said:Different, thanks for replying. Assuming that it was made in 1999, without sounding dumb, was that a good year? Forgive me, I'm trying to learn. Thank you.