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Posted: 4/3/2009 10:12:56 AM
does any one remember these they swiveled to suit the shooter and couldbe used as rifle or pistol?
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Posted: 4/3/2009 10:20:59 AM
Bushmaster/Gwinn ARM pistol.

http://www.biggerhammer.net/armpistol/manual/





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Posted: 4/3/2009 10:53:11 AM
Thank you , I even found one on gunbroker, a little too rich for my blood though
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Posted: 4/3/2009 10:55:57 PM
This thing has to be on of the ugliest guns ever built. That doesn't mean that it might not be a perfectly good gun but, dang it's ugly. I always thought it looked like a bullpup that never got finished, just put together enough to see if it would work.

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Posted: 4/3/2009 11:28:53 PM
[Last Edit: 4/3/2009 11:31:10 PM by yankee-V]


It's an A2!

Ugly, yes, but oddly appealing.
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Posted: 4/4/2009 10:40:18 AM
Didn't BM originally design that weapon hoping to get a military contract for "survival" kit weapons? Or some such thing.
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Posted: 4/4/2009 11:22:55 AM
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Originally Posted By TerryG3:
Didn't BM originally design that weapon hoping to get a military contract for "survival" kit weapons? Or some such thing.

The original weapon (not sure whether it was designed by Gwinn or not) was developed by Colt chambered in .221 Remington Fireball. It was tested in the late 1960s-early 1970s (the USAF Armament Lab report on it was published in 1971). There were apparently a small number purchased by the USAF under the designation GUU-4/P.
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Posted: 4/5/2009 1:10:27 AM
here's my gwinn collection:



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Posted: 4/5/2009 1:52:26 AM
I love those retro bushmasters
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Posted: 4/6/2009 3:05:43 PM
I love the foldng stock version
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Posted: 4/6/2009 5:02:30 PM

Originally Posted By Thatguy96:
Originally Posted By TerryG3:
Didn't BM originally design that weapon hoping to get a military contract for "survival" kit weapons? Or some such thing.

The original weapon (not sure whether it was designed by Gwinn or not) was developed by Colt chambered in .221 Remington Fireball. It was tested in the late 1960s-early 1970s (the USAF Armament Lab report on it was published in 1971). There were apparently a small number purchased by the USAF under the designation GUU-4/P.


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Posted: 4/6/2009 5:07:27 PM
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Originally Posted By Jusbo47:
I love the foldng stock version

Mine came with both fixed and folding lowers/stocks (the upper was the serialized part in this design, not the lower ).






FWIW, I have since gotten rid of the slip-over FH and bolt-on lug.
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Posted: 4/6/2009 5:11:16 PM
Yup there's a picture of that wacko bullpup on the side of my Bushmaster inside the snake I think.
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Posted: 4/6/2009 5:23:12 PM
Originally Posted By Nicademus:
Yup there's a picture of that wacko bullpup on the side of my Bushmaster inside the snake I think.


Yes, there is.

WITH....a HERRING!