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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 5/3/2004 11:35:53 AM EDT
does anyone have any experience with this carbine? what is it that they do to make it lite and does it affect the performance? http://www.impactguns.com/store/bushmaster_superlight_a3.html
Link Posted: 5/3/2004 11:41:58 AM EDT
Its a thin (original A1 profile) barrel. LOVE IT! Best thing to come along in a long time.
Link Posted: 5/3/2004 11:49:04 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/3/2004 11:49:46 AM EDT by bojangles]
What Forrest said. I have one and it handles great. I can't see where performance suffers at all. If I were in the market for a new AR I would purchase the superlight again.
Link Posted: 5/3/2004 5:57:09 PM EDT
If I were to buy a new AR right now, that's the one I'd get, and it's the one I recommend anytime anyone asks for a recommondation for a 1st AR.

Most people like the carbines better, and the fact that it doesn't come with an HBAR is a definate bonus. So many people dont' understand how a real AR is supposed to feel and often don't appreciate this point.
Link Posted: 5/3/2004 6:44:06 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 12:17:36 AM EDT
I have a pre-ban Colt Govt Carbine 6520 with the colapsable stock and the thin barrel, gotta love it. It is sooo light and quick.

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