January 2011

No Soft-Tip Bullets in M14s

Ordorica issues a strong warning about proper ammo selection for these gas guns. Reader Jensen asks about Glaser 380 ammo. And reader Schott takes us to task for being too hard on optics.

I gathered from your article on M14s that the Springfield M1A functioned fine with either 168-gr Federal Gold Medal Match or 150-gr Magtech. I checked their owners manuals and the M1A is chambered for 7.62. My M1A will not function correctly with Remington Core-Lokt ammunition. I found some Winchester 7.62 and was hoping that it would function correctly with it. Your thoughts?

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