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gewamser
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Posted: 2/14/2012 4:26:34 AM EST
Who has it? Who makes it? How much? Available?
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Posted: 2/14/2012 4:55:14 AM EST
KAC makes a nice lite carbine
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Posted: 2/14/2012 4:59:57 AM EST
If you are looking for light, you need to build it yourself.

Pistol length barrel with lightweight profile
low profile gas block
carbon fiber handguard
CavArms lower with stock shortened.
Microdot of some kind on a riser
slick-side upper
Standard M-16 bolt
Standard internals
20rd Pmag
Pick a flash suppressor

There you go.
"For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all."

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Posted: 2/14/2012 5:14:01 AM EST
Factory lightweights would be the Bushmaster superlight at 5.1lbs and the Colt 6520 at 5.8lbs
squirrelslayer1
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Posted: 2/14/2012 6:07:50 AM EST
JohnAshtons weighed around 4 pounds, 1 oz. IIRC:
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Posted: 2/14/2012 6:55:15 AM EST
bushmaster carbon 15 type 97 rifle http://www.bushmaster.com/electronic-documents/2005Catalogv1/Page%202-5%20Carbon%2015%20Rifles%20Pistols%20&%20Access.pdf

3.9lbs FTW

Sometimes you see them on gunbroker.