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Springfield Armory Socom 16 No. AA9625 7.62x51 NATO/308 Winchester

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GUN TESTS GRADE: B+
Great fun to shoot. Standard 308 Win./7.62x51mm ammunition doesn't overmatch this rifle's granite-like construction. This may be the ultimate ranch rifle.

Springfield Armory Socom 16 No. AA9625 7.62x51 NATO/308 Winchester

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Shooting the Socom 16 with its steel buttplate was not as uncomfortable as one might think. But the $52 rubber buttpad is a good upgrade.
Perhaps the most modern upgrade found on the Socom 16 was the front sight by XS featuring a self-illuminating tritium insert.

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