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Posted: 1/24/2001 5:03:54 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 5:19:46 AM EDT
Looks like a 22lr or maybe a wmr, but thats it. No idea
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 5:42:25 AM EDT
what the hell is that thing. if i could see the muzzle i would know for sure[rail]
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 5:44:47 AM EDT
During WWII, the Allies dropped cheaply made guns from the sky for the resistance forces to use.  It would be my guess that this gun is one of those cheapies.
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 5:47:12 AM EDT
Nope those where pistols.
This is either a hand rifle, like the stryker or a rifle with a pistol grip. Looks like a quality peice.
It`d be real nice as a handgun/rifle for lefties.
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 5:56:09 AM EDT
Hi all

It looks like an old aircrew survivival rifle. Not sure about the caliber or manufacture.
I believe .22 Hornet and Harrington Richardson.
The model number / name escapes me.
If I recall correctly the barrel length is around 14 inches which of course would make it an NFA weapon.

Link Posted: 1/24/2001 6:01:51 AM EDT
Looks like a mistake to me.
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 6:09:03 AM EDT
Looks like some sort of fully automatic bolt-action rifle. I've heard about these on the news. [:D]

Link Posted: 1/24/2001 6:09:05 AM EDT
Well it looks home made.
I think it's one of those  "Wucha-ma-call-its"
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 6:11:29 AM EDT
Its a WWII survival rifle chambered in .22 Hornet.


Its the first and last attempt of several gunmakers to make the "perfect" weapon. Originally called the
Ferlib Uberti Cooppal Kalashnikov Izevsky Naggant Ceska Rossi Astra Piotti 4U. Now its known as F.U.C.K.I.N.C.R.A.P. 4U  [:)]
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 6:12:38 AM EDT
Looks like the UL fire rating wasn't high enough.
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 6:20:43 AM EDT
It's an early Armalite .22 Hornet survival rifle designed for U.S. Air Force bomber crews.

However, I don't recall the model no.
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 6:38:11 AM EDT
It is a USAF/SAC M4 survival rifle.
Caliber: .22 Hornet (45 grain)
Barrel length: 14 inches
Weight: 3 1/2 lbs
Length (stock extended): 33 in.
Mag. Cap:4 rds
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 8:21:12 AM EDT
I want one, looks fun and small
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 9:09:55 AM EDT
It's an Air Force survival rifle chambered in .22 Hornet.  Harrington and Richardson made a bunch, maybe others did, too.  Armalite made one, but I think it used a hollow stock like they later used in the AR-7.  Where did you get it?  Does it run afoul of SBR regulations and require a stamp?
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 9:11:23 AM EDT
OH I thought the furniture was missing. Thats it huh?
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 9:56:40 AM EDT
Ar-6 survival rifle?  That would be my guess.  Armalite made it before the semiauto version.

Ar-5!  I can't get my numbers right
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 10:08:40 AM EDT
I finally looked it up. I was mistaken, darn it. [:(]

ELEFTARIA is correct, it is an M4.

I was thinking of the Armalite AR-5. This looks like the .22 rimfire semi-auto AR-7 but is bolt action and .22 Hornet.

The air force and plenty of M4's and thus did not buy the AR-5.

Link Posted: 1/24/2001 11:31:33 AM EDT
The M4 was built on a Winchester model 43 bolt action.
The 14 inch barrel is detachable. Disassembled it is a 15" long and 2" wide package.
Total weight of rifle with 100 rds of ammo is 4lbs.
During fieldtests,inexperienced men after a few minutes of instruction fired 4' groups at 100 yards.
Info on the rifle was released by USAF in Jan. 1951
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 12:09:37 PM EDT
It is a USAF/SAC M4 survival rifle.
Caliber: .22 Hornet (45 grain)
Barrel length: 14 inches
Weight: 3 1/2 lbs
Length (stock extended): 33 in.
Mag. Cap:4 rds
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What he said.  That's easy because they had an article on it in American Rifleman last month.
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 2:50:58 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/24/2001 5:42:36 PM EDT
Its an M4. Made by H&R for survival purposes. .22 Hornet is the caliber, and believe it or not the US Govt actually had a GI round for them!!! A few of these rifles are floating around that had 3 inch extensions pemanently welded to the BBl.

That was 2 easy.....LOL
Link Posted: 1/26/2001 11:02:21 PM EDT
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