The U.S. Military M-14 rifle is available to civilians in semi-automatic form from Springfield Armory. Several slightly altered versions are marketed, as well, usually with a shorter barrel and modified muzzle attachment. These variations should pose no particular difficulty for the disassembler. Other than that, all the existing copies of the M-14 should follow the standard disassembly steps with little or no deviation.
When it comes time to reassemble your M1A, however, it will be critical to remember these important points:
Note: The same basic assembly/disassembly steps for the Springfield M1A also apply to the following guns:
Springfield SOCOM 16
Springfield SOCOM II
Springfield M1A Scout
Springfield M21 Tactical
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