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Old March 7, 2011, 07:20 PM   #1
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M1A receiver ?

Are all Springfield receivers USGI spec? Im asking because I was going to order a Sadlak scope mount and, to save some time, I need to know if it should be sent to Sadlak or a local gunsmith for installation. I'm the second owner of this rifle and dont know when it was built. I have heard some newer M1As from SA are not USGI spec. This appears to be an older one, still in great shape just some honest wear. Thank you
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Old March 7, 2011, 08:33 PM   #2
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They come pretty close dimensionally in most areas, but the scope mount
area is sometimes not close enough... no, they are not USGI spec.

Sadlak offers a do it yourself installation and alignment kit, but I have no experience with it.
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