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Posted: 1/10/2005 4:11:02 PM EDT
I'm an AK guy looking to get into an AR soon and I was wondering what H bar means.
Link Posted: 1/10/2005 4:17:18 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/10/2005 4:18:05 PM EDT by zrxc77]
Check the Acronyms and Abbreviations in common use on AR15.com thread tacked at the top of this forum.
Link Posted: 1/10/2005 5:16:20 PM EDT
h bar = heavy gun.
Link Posted: 1/10/2005 5:31:07 PM EDT
"Heavy Barrel".  I got 2 green label HBAR's and thought they were special, but after 3 months or so of ARFCOM I learned they're heavy because Colt was too cheap to lathe the bbls to a smaller diameter, supposedly, regardless, I love 'em!

The two in the middle:

Link Posted: 1/10/2005 5:35:14 PM EDT
"Heavy."  The opposite of "pencil."
Link Posted: 1/10/2005 9:05:44 PM EDT
I prefer HBARS. Hell they're not that much heavier.
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