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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 6/1/2002 5:06:23 AM EST
If you're on the board I've got a quick question...........
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 5:17:43 AM EST
yes? Sgtar15
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 5:28:51 AM EST
We were discussing Stoner, etc., the other day in another thread and you mentioned a book that I have not heard about. Back in the 1950's, the first .22 rifle designed by ArmaLite was the "Stoppette" (Believe it or not.) and was probably designated as the AR-11 - the caliber was .222. Now, I know who did 'not' design this rifle - Stoner, Sullivan, Fremont, etc., but have never been able to find out who did design the rifle. Does your book mention anything about the "Stoppette" or the AR-11 ??????
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 5:33:50 AM EST
No, this book only covers the history of military rifles. Sgtar15
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 5:41:56 AM EST
Originally Posted By sgtar15: No, this book only covers the history of military rifles. Sgtar15
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Thanks very much. I was hoping I might get lucky. Just FYI, the "Stoppette" was the test vehicle for the Small Caliber High Velocity (SCHV) round and the forerunner to the AR-15. Looked kind of like the AR-3 which was the forerunner of the AR-10.
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 5:42:51 AM EST
sgtar, did you ever get a diagnoses? How are you??
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 6:07:02 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 6:24:02 AM EST
Originally Posted By Striker: 5subslr5, get ahold of Gus. His father was directly involved in the R&D of the .223 round. He might be able to help you.
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Striker, I don't know Gus..............????? Help !! (Old crap like this doesn't matter much but I've become semi-obsessed because I've tried for years, unsuccessfully, to find this info - Mark Westrom doesn't know and H. James Sullivan knew but can't remember.....)
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 7:31:59 AM EST
Originally Posted By 5subslr5: I was hoping I might get lucky.
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So is the Sgt with his rebuilt unit.
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 7:40:12 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/1/2002 8:47:16 AM EST
Originally Posted By Striker: [email]gus@ar15.com[/email] He posted a thread quite a while ago about the rifles that were custom made for testing the .223 cartridge. He has the one made for his father. It was very interesting stuff.
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I 'DO' remember this guy and he might very well be helpful. Thanks Striker ! (And the hunt goes on.)
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