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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 7/18/2002 2:02:32 PM EST
Just curious because my girlfriend was saying how much heavier my current AR with a 24" stainless bull barrel is compared to the collapsable stock 16" barrel I used to have. So I weighed myself without the gun (boy am I fat) and then with the gun. The gun as it sits right now without a scope OR mount weighs 10.5 pounds! Is this heavy or about right for the configuration?
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 3:35:05 PM EST
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 4:23:30 PM EST
20" A2 = 18lbs

SRM
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 4:27:33 PM EST
1 NM weighs 18.6 lbs, the other NM weighs just under 10lbs
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 4:30:28 PM EST

Originally Posted By nm_man:
1 NM weighs 18.6 lbs, the other NM weighs just under 10lbs



Wow! That is friggin' heavy!!!
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 4:44:18 PM EST
My bushy DCM is about 17 lbs. But that is including a 6-24x50 scope and bipod. Without the extras, its about 14-15lbs.

FOTBR
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 4:51:25 PM EST
20" v-match with bipod, full 20rnd mag, otis cleaning kit in the stock, atn 5x33l scope, and some paracord wrapped on the guard weighs about 13 lbs.

Link Posted: 7/18/2002 5:03:24 PM EST
uhhhhh....8.6 maybe?
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 5:04:17 PM EST
My lightest one is 4 lbs. 14 oz.

Link Posted: 7/18/2002 5:49:58 PM EST
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 6:08:15 PM EST

Originally Posted By Troy:
My heaviest one weighs about 8 lbs.

Lightest about 6 lbs.

-Troy



LOL! Troy, you put us all to shame.

themao
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 6:14:20 PM EST
Troy you must be gonna carry that thing some where.
Both of my AR's weigh in just over 16# each. 1 is a pony w 1 in 7 HBAR (DCM legal) the other is DPMS stainless lower and converted 7.62 upper with Krieger bbl and lots o lead. And they will shoot good too!!!
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 6:24:03 PM EST
Heaviest is my custom AR15 I use for squirrel shooting, weighs in at about 15 pounds unloaded.

home.bak.rr.com/varmintcong/jpar.html


When I get my AR10 into an accurized target form it will probably outweigh my custom AR15.
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 6:38:32 PM EST
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 6:54:44 PM EST
[Last Edit: 7/18/2002 6:57:07 PM EST by uglygun]
The thing that is funny is that it nearly fills a 56 inch long Blackhawk sniper rifle case, it leaves about 6 inches of space at the front of the case. Rifle measures between 48-50 inches long depending on how I have the buttstock adjusted.


I do carry it around quite a bit, literally cause I don't have a sling on it. When I'm walking around I set the butt into my hip and carry it muzzle high, it's just a "make my day" sorta thing. Here's a bit of a joke picture for you when I recently put on all my "Tactical Fag" gear to post in another forum, I'm holding my squirrel rifle pretty much in the only way that is comfortable.
home.bak.rr.com/varmintcong/squirrelgun2.jpg



But typically I like to hike to one good spot that over looks a large wide open area, then I just setup shop and lay waste to as many squirrels as possible. The rifle is good enough for 500+ yards accuracy wise, at the local range I've hit Ca. Ground Squirrels out to 400 yards and very nearly hit them at 500-550+ yards by putting bullets under their bellies and kicking dirt in their faces.


Good news is the gun is almost entirely recoiless, only a little bit of buffer "slap" manages to bounce the crosshairs off target. The buffer slap appears to bounce the crosshairs off target by only about 1/4 inch at 100 yards even when viewing at 20x magnification.
Link Posted: 7/18/2002 8:28:24 PM EST
This is the beefy bastage that everyone SWEARS must weigh about 15 lbs. It just looks that heavy. Actually it weighs in at just under 8 pounds.


Next in line, weighing in at just a hair over 6 pounds is the postban Bushmaster V-Match Carbine.


Next skinniest is the most plane jane of the bunch. Weighing in at about 5 and a quarter pounds.


Last one I tried to build with light weight in mind while still having everything I wanted. Without the Reflex or Surefire, it weighs in at under 4.5 pounds. With the accessories, it is just barely 5 pounds.
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