Left hand M 14-style semi-automatic rifle?

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  1. Nor Cal Mikie

    Nor Cal Mikie Well-Known Member

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    I saw an advertisement (email) from the same company I believe earlier this week showing a left handed M1 Garand, also.
     
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    Interesting, but how many parts interchange with the standard M-14/M-1A? Spares could be pricey, if even available.
     
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    I searched my emails and the internet and cannot find anything on that left handed M1 garand i mentioned. I am beginning to think that I must have dreamed it. Possible my eyes saw M1A and my mind saw M1 Garand. I don't know!!
     
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    It'll be for a niche market.

    I'm left handed, shoot hand guns left handed, but have always shot rifles right handed and find shooting left-handed awkward. And we do shoot from the "weak shoulder" in some competitions.

    But right or left-handed, I do like the look of those M-14's.
     
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    The left hand M1A is a step up for the leftys. I picked up a Bula Defense Op Rod for my Federal Ordnance M1a. Beautiful piece of work.
    My guess is the lefty M1A will be a real winner.

    A little OT.
    I'am right handed but thought I'd try shooting a left hand action right handed "from the bench". LOVE IT!!:cool:
    Picked up an ambi stock, fitted a lefty repeater action, headed to the range and shot it right handed. Liked it a LOT.:D
    Liked it enough that I ordered up a right hand thumb hole bench rest stock, plugged the right bolt handle cut, recut it on the left side. Picked a color that was easy to match and you have to look HARD to see where the cut was plugged.
    Set the trued and timed Savage Model 10 action up with a single shot follower, added a Tactical bolt handle for a little extra leverage, mounted it all on a Whidden V Block and shot the stock with clear polly.
    Right hand stays in the thumohole while the free left hand works the bolt and feeds ammo. No reaching across to feed ammo or work the bolt.:cool::cool:
    A lefty needs a lefty rig.;)
     
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    Never seen one like that. Pretty cool
     
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    My P94- Ruger 40 Cal is ambidextrous.
     
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    But if you shoot it "left handed", it throws brass across your line of sight.(?)
     
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