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9/19/2017 7:27:10 PM
Posted: 11/21/2001 8:17:32 AM EDT
In the latest issue of American Rifleman ,pg. 16 under Product Reviews, is a new post ban AR180 from Armalite, the AR-180B. It has a stamped steel upper and polymer lower. All parts are interchangeable with the original AR180. It also has some kind of muzzle brake. I didn't find any info on it on the Armalite web page.
Link Posted: 11/21/2001 8:35:52 AM EDT
damn NRA still hasn't gotten my renewal subscription to American Rifleman going yet... I'm gonna have to call them bastards. heheh
Link Posted: 11/21/2001 8:36:48 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/21/2001 8:29:30 AM EDT by Sukebe]
Strange that theres no info on it on ArmaLites page. They were advertising the release of the AR180B earlier this year. I ordered one in June and am patiently waiting. Back then dealer cost was $480.00. Your right, I just checked the site and they took it down, only the sign up is left. They must be having serious production problems.
Link Posted: 11/21/2001 11:12:47 AM EDT
There was a recall because they got substandard parts from a subcontractor. They are still trying to work the bugs out.
Link Posted: 11/22/2001 6:43:31 AM EDT
Link Posted: 11/22/2001 3:29:01 PM EDT
Good grief, this is very old news.
Link Posted: 11/22/2001 6:23:25 PM EDT
Originally Posted By ArmaLite: we had a vendor problem that's now been resolved and are assembling now. We'll start shipments again in November and ship stronger in December.
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ArmaLite, Will you be honoring the previous orders (the one I placed through my local FFL in July) and will fill them when the corrected rifles are available? I would be really happy if I could recieve mine by Christmas. Thank you OSA
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