Originally Posted By urbanredneck:
m1a, FAL....I dn't think you could go wrong with either.
Personally I would some type of AR type for ease of adding optics lights etc...
DPMS, Armalite, RRA (FAL mags), CMMG... Good AR platforms.
I don't know what would make a springfield blow up in anyone's face except for bad ammo or a plugged barrel.
Apparently the cast hammer broke allowing the gun to fire out of battery. I would like a PredatOBR but those are not going to be out for a while. A SCAR also looks interesting.