Video: Springfield Armory's Unusual Origins

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posted on August 24, 2018
For those of us most familiar with Springfield Armory as a premium maker of defensive and target-shooting handguns, it's easy to forget that it first became famous as the manufacturer of the venerable M1A rifle. But there's more to the story than that, as American Rifleman Editor in Chief Mark Keefe explores in this excerpt from American Rifleman TV, available only on the Outdoor Channel. Springfield Armory CEO Dennis Reese offers some fascinating background on how his farming family transformed their home business from making gun stocks (and storing them in the corn crib) into one of America's favorite providers of rifles and handguns. Give it a watch!

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