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3/20/2017 5:03:23 PM
Posted: 3/13/2001 1:52:08 PM EDT
Im so sick and tired of this heavy barrel thing. Why the hell can't anyone make an early A1 profile chrome lined barrel in 1x7 or 1x9 twist. And I dont want to hear the crap about buying a heavy and having it turned down. I want the exact exterior dimensions as the original, to include the front sight base. Sound Off Guys!!! Melvin..
Link Posted: 3/13/2001 3:40:55 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/13/2001 3:54:47 PM EDT by LastDefender]
You might want to talk with Derek Huffman of AZE Arms [url]http://www.azexarms.com[/url] I just bought this little beauty from him. It's a post ban SP1 clone Colt with a BATF Approved Wilson Combat brake. :) [img]http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=893176&a=6499308&p=36944348&Sequence=0[/url] Regards, Gary
Link Posted: 3/13/2001 3:54:10 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/13/2001 4:08:12 PM EDT
Melvin I am with you 100% LastDefender that is a nice looking rifle.....
Link Posted: 3/13/2001 4:08:21 PM EDT
Since you asked. The reason the barrels have gotten heavier is not so much an accuracy issue as one of overheating. I used a 16A2 type for real and it had zero problems while I had it. I understand your thought process though as I am fond of originally configured weapons.
Link Posted: 3/13/2001 4:09:22 PM EDT
Wassup SLUGMONSTROSITY?
Link Posted: 3/13/2001 6:35:36 PM EDT
I too would like a light barrel. The orginal idea of the AR was to be a light weight weapon. But now it is a brick. I do understand that the heavy barrel was added for duribility and accuracy. But there has to be someone out there who has an alloy out there that might work? Anyone? Anyone?
Link Posted: 3/13/2001 6:52:06 PM EDT
Love the 16" lightweight chrome bore 1in7 from Colt and would love to have another. Great thread. LooterJ Out.
Link Posted: 3/13/2001 6:57:04 PM EDT
LooterJ ..sold mine and put on a Kreiger HBAR...never shot it and have it up for sale so I can go back to a lightwt 16"...I'm gettin old and dont wanna tote no 9 lb rifle no mo'
Link Posted: 3/14/2001 6:32:41 AM EDT
sluggo, Please email me.
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