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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 6/18/2001 5:00:03 PM EST
Has anyone ever seen one of these? [img]http://pdmall.com/a/BM/111.jpg[/img] It is for auction here: [url]http://www.gunbroker.com/auction/ViewItem.asp?Item=1500140[/url] I'm not going to bid on it, I've just never seen one before.
Link Posted: 6/18/2001 5:05:56 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/18/2001 5:06:00 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/18/2001 5:05:41 PM EST by Ponyboy]
Looks more like some type of Frankenstein Galil to me. Its obviously not a Bushmaster AR, just look at the lower. Michael Edit: Guess I should look at the URL first. That thing is still pretty wierd. Ive never seen one.
Link Posted: 6/18/2001 5:06:08 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/18/2001 5:08:32 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/18/2001 5:09:01 PM EST
Looks an awful lot like an original AR180 except that the handguard on the 180 came all the way out and covered the gas tube completely.
Link Posted: 6/18/2001 5:11:21 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/18/2001 5:10:07 PM EST by mtnpatriot]
Reminds me of "Frankenstein" version of my K2 [img]http://pdmall.com/a/BM/111.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 6/18/2001 7:34:14 PM EST
its a very early bushamster that they made before colts exclusive rights to ar style rifles expired i have old copys of shooters bible where they show em that bushmaster pistol is neat by the way
Link Posted: 6/19/2001 1:20:31 AM EST
You'll note that they don't make them anymore. This was when Bushmaster first started making things. They were not known for their reliability. Even the gunrags that always give glowing reports for a fee, mentioned many stoppages. They'd pass it off like three or four jams in 100rds was nothing, but they didn't stop making them because they were working great and selling good. I'm sure there were great working ones as well as the bad ones. They are a collector item to be sure. Ross
Link Posted: 6/19/2001 7:55:16 AM EST
[img]albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=1130110&a=10062068&p=33633686[/img] hhhrmmmmm.........precourser to M17 bullpup????
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