Springfield Armory Rifles

  • Springfields FAL the SAR48 and 4800

    The FN FAL was the so-called Free World's Right Arm for almost forty years. Springfield Armory imported their own version for years and it's a classic. In fact, many say it is the best FAL in the US. The FAL After World War 2, the Belgian firm of Fabrique Nationale (FN) based in Herstal developed a select-fire battle rifle known as the FN (Fusil Automatique Lger "Light Automatic Rifle") to replace all of Europe's old bolt-action rifles. This long-barreled gun, chambered in 7.62x51mm NATO...
  • Springfield's G3: the SAR3 and SAR8

    One of the best-known and loved weapons of the 20th century, used by more than fifty countries, was the German Heckler and Koch designed G3 rifle. This 7.62x51mm NATO battle rifle used a unique action to produce an accurate and utterly reliable gun that proved itself worldwide. As you may or may not know, Springfield Armory imported some of these of their own. What is the G3? In the late 1950s, the West German Army was looking to equip their force with a new rifle to replace the...
  • The Springfield Armory SOCOM 16

    Ever since the M14 first came out in the 1950s, those who carried one more than across the room cussed them for their weight. Well in 2004, Springfield Armory came up with a chopped down version with a 16.25-inch barrel along with a lighter stock. They gave the world the SOCOM 16. Why was it made? Springfield Armory, in their current incantation, began making a semi-auto only variant of the M14 battle rifle in 1974. By 1991, this gun, known as the M1A, had matured. It was a precision...
  • The Springfield M6 Scout Survival Gun

    Say you are alone in the woods for an extended period, backpacking, camping, and just communing with nature. Or you are flying over a remote area in your private plane, or boating in that out of the way place and you run into trouble. You find yourself in that situation where an emergency could leave you at the mercy of the wilderness. You need a survival gun. Springfield made one of the best. Why a survival gun Ever since the dawn of the airplane, it became readily apparent that these...
  1. The Springfield Armory SOCOM 16

    Ever since the M14 first came out in the 1950s, those who carried one more than across the room cussed them for their weight. Well in 2004, Springfield Armory came up with a chopped down version with a 16.25-inch barrel along with a lighter stock. They gave the world the SOCOM 16. Why was it made? Springfield Armory, in their current incantation, began making a semi-auto only variant of the M14 battle rifle in 1974. By 1991, this gun, known as the M1A, had matured. It was a precision...
  2. The Springfield M6 Scout Survival Gun

    Say you are alone in the woods for an extended period, backpacking, camping, and just communing with nature. Or you are flying over a remote area in your private plane, or boating in that out of the way place and you run into trouble. You find yourself in that situation where an emergency could leave you at the mercy of the wilderness. You need a survival gun. Springfield made one of the best. Why a survival gun Ever since the dawn of the airplane, it became readily apparent that these...
  3. Springfield's G3: the SAR3 and SAR8

    One of the best-known and loved weapons of the 20th century, used by more than fifty countries, was the German Heckler and Koch designed G3 rifle. This 7.62x51mm NATO battle rifle used a unique action to produce an accurate and utterly reliable gun that proved itself worldwide. As you may or may not know, Springfield Armory imported some of these of their own. What is the G3? In the late 1950s, the West German Army was looking to equip their force with a new rifle to replace the...
  4. Springfields FAL the SAR48 and 4800

    The FN FAL was the so-called Free World's Right Arm for almost forty years. Springfield Armory imported their own version for years and it's a classic. In fact, many say it is the best FAL in the US. The FAL After World War 2, the Belgian firm of Fabrique Nationale (FN) based in Herstal developed a select-fire battle rifle known as the FN (Fusil Automatique Lger "Light Automatic Rifle") to replace all of Europe's old bolt-action rifles. This long-barreled gun, chambered in 7.62x51mm NATO...
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