Preview: Springfield Armory M1A Two-Tone Desert FDE

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posted on June 15, 2022
M1a Standard Issue Fde

Springfield Armory has announced the release of a pair of exclusive M1A semi-automatic rifle lines developed for sale through Nation's Best Sports (NBS). These two lines of .308 Win. chambered rifles come with a two-tone Desert FDE camouflage finish right from the factory, and will only be available through NBS.

These lines include two variations of the M1A, the full-size M1A Standard Issue and the shorter M1A Scout Squad. The barrel and action of the two rifle types is topped off with a FDE Cerakote finish, complemented by a two-tone composite stock. The color scheme on the stock includes two colors, a light tan and contrasting brown, in perpendicular lines along the profile of the rifles to break up the outline.

Both rifles ship with both a 15- and 10-round magazine, as well as an OD green M1 style cotton web sling. The suggested retail price of the M1A Standard Issue Two-Tone Desert FDE is $1,847, while the M1A Scout Squad Two-Tone Desert FDE is listed at $1,980. For more information on both versions of the new Springfield Armory M1A Two-Tone Desert FDE, along with other M1A lines, visit springfield-armory.com.

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