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Springfield M1A Loaded Released in 6.5 Creedmoor

Springfield M1A Loaded in 6.5 Creedmoor

Springfield Armory’s M1A Series has a hard-won reputation for handling any mission, any condition, any foe, at any range—and for taking home trophies from monster bucks to National Match crowns. Highly precise .308 WIN-chambered M1A models are found in the hands of elite tactical teams, snipers, backcountry hunters and competitive marksmen. Now, skilled shooters can get unmatched Springfield M1A performance in 6.5 Creedmoor caliber. Springfield M1A Loaded in 6.5 Creedmoor With high muzzle velocity, low recoil, and extreme long-range accuracy, the Creedmoor round is becoming increasingly popular and easily accessible. The new M1A 6.5 Creedmoor makes the most of the ammo’s attributes with the rifle design, craftsmanship, balance and response known to Springfield Armory’s storied M1A platform.

The M1A’s National Match Grade, 22-inch medium weight stainless steel barrel provides a long sight radius for outstanding iron sight accuracy, with a 4-groove 1:8 right hand twist and shot-steadying muzzle brake to put rounds right where intended. The NM Grade .062 post front sight is paired with a NM Grade non-hooded .0520 aperture rear sight that’s ideal for distant targets and adjustable for ½ MOA windage and 1 MOA elevation. The 2-stage trigger is National Match tuned to 4.5–5 pounds, for a crisp, confident pull. The new 6.5 Creedmoor M1A is a “true 1000-yard rifle” that delivers a level of shooting satisfaction few rifles can match, especially when paired with an SA scope mount and your optic of choice.

The new M1A 6.5 Creedmoor boasts a precision-adjustable stock that lets shooters dial in individual fit and feel, without the time and expense of custom jobs. A 10-round magazine smoothly feeds rounds into the chamber for reliable shooting.

With a length of 45 to 46.24 inches and unloaded weight of 11.4 pounds, the new M1A 6.5 Creedmoor is a well-balanced, fast-handling and solidly substantial tool for marksmen eager to raise their long-distance performance.

For California Residents: A CA legal version of the M1A 6.5 Creedmoor is available with a California-approved muzzle brake and non-adjustable stock.

Are you a M1 fan? Did you carry a M-14 in the military? How do you think the M1A Loaded in 6.5 Creedmoor will change long-range competition? Share your answers in the comment section.

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Comments (5)

  1. Hey guys i just wanted to follow up on my ramble about it all…..I love the M1A and will have one befor i get too old to shoot it! lol i have a short 5gun bucket list and so far only have two spots fill which is a current military style rifle and a 1911 handgun.Of course its a Springfield 1911 Loaded Target RO 5 SS AS and a beautiful piece of Artwork and function! I absolutely love it and may end up getting a 2nd one? shhh dont tell my wife! i have always wanted an M1 as well as an M1A and the M1 is because my grandfather carried one in WWII.One of the reasons i always loved and wanted the M1A lol Just had to admit its a great battle rifle but as a target gun or hunting rifle just isnt as accurate as a Bolt gun and i have yet to find any semi-auto that is other then a 50BMG lol

  2. Hey James Perkey ,yes u can get this in a left handed version but im not sure if its a special/custom order or not?I have wanted one of these rifles due to the action since i was a kid and i have to say they are not as accurate as Springfield would like to believe they are as someone else mentioned above,or below im not sure where the posts will appear?lol i still plan to buy one and have fired quite a few and spent some time on them.But as the other guy Randy Donk said i have found thru my less then expert Experience that hes right,bolt guns are just more accurate.Where he and i disagree is the caliber.I love the 6.5Creedmoor and think its an awesome competition round as well as hunting deer and even hog out to 400 to 500yrds! But i have to say i plan to find a new long range rifle in 308 lol I dont want to tout my 6.5CM without doing extensive person research and experimentation my self! LOL what a fun way to do science!hehe

  3. I used an M-!4 with an ART while serving in the army. It was deadly to 1000 meters, and a good bet even a bit further. but the 6.5 creedmoor. is a waste of a good action. the 260 rem is every bit the equal of the creedmoor and is FAR better suited for the garand action. But unless you are a pansy and feel the minor felt recoil from a 10+ lb rifle in .308 win is even a consideration, the 168 match BTHP extreme low drag bullets are at least for me, a superior combination of accuracy and range. I own a bolt gun in both 260 rem and .264 win mag and the .264 bullet is NOT a magic caliber. its good on light skinned animals when using a proper expanding bullet, but that drops range capability. The M-14 (M1a) is a proven battle rifle, capable of decent accuracy ant all ranges out to 1000 meters, but it IS an auto loader, and as such, has limitations. it is NOT a bolt gun, and will never perform as well as a bolt gun, so if extreme precision at long range is your goal, get a bolt gun. If VERY respectable retained energy at 1000 plus meters, where multiple targets will be engaged and time is critical,
    the M-14 (M1a) or AR-10 in .308 is what the doctor ordered.

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