The M1A is a civilian version of the M14 rifle designed and manufactured by Springfield Armory, Inc. in 1974. The term "M1A" is a proprietary title for Springfield Armory's M14 pattern rifle. Early M1A rifles were built with surplus G.I. parts until Springfield Armory, Inc. began manufacturing their own.
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... Lee Emerson has made the following M1A Serial Number Comments 000001 to 003700 Texas era receivers tend to exhibit one or more dimensional flaws as identified by retired M14 gunsmith Art Luppino ... in Texas assembled about 2000 complete rifles using USGI parts before it was sold to Bob Reese (Geneseo, IL) ... An additional 120 rifles were built for Elmer Ballance by Glenn Nelson and Wayne Young before June 1974 using stripped or barreled receivers supplied by Elmer ...
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“Many times man lives and dies
Betweeen his two eternities,
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And ancient Ireland knew it all.
Whether man die in his bed
Or the rifle knocks him dead,”
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