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12/6/2019 7:27:02 PM
Posted: 2/24/2007 7:54:00 AM EST
my gun grabbing, socialist liberal sister, want,s to know. i told her "american rifle"
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 7:56:28 AM EST
Armalite.
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 7:57:35 AM EST

Originally Posted By Soylent:
Armalite.


This is the correct answer.
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 7:58:31 AM EST
yea i figured that, she wanted to claim it meant assault rifle. i love her but she is such a tool.
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 7:58:53 AM EST

Originally Posted By richardh247:

Originally Posted By Soylent:
Armalite.


This is the correct answer.


But IIRC it's not the same Armalite that is around today.
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 8:02:07 AM EST
"Army Rifle, Sir" Bill Murray Stripes Voice.

That is what I thought it meant when I was a kid.
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 8:03:14 AM EST
It stands for Absolutely Reliable.
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 8:05:27 AM EST

Originally Posted By AJ-IN-JAX:

Originally Posted By richardh247:

Originally Posted By Soylent:
Armalite.


This is the correct answer.


But IIRC it's not the same Armalite that is around today.


Also my understanding. I know they sold it to Colt for the original A1 designation, and then they went under and were later reserructed under the same trademark name, or something like that.
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 8:06:54 AM EST

Originally Posted By richardh247:

Originally Posted By AJ-IN-JAX:

Originally Posted By richardh247:

Originally Posted By Soylent:
Armalite.


This is the correct answer.


But IIRC it's not the same Armalite that is around today.


Also my understanding. I know they sold it to Colt for the original A1 designation, and then they went under and were later reserructed under the same trademark name, or something like that.
Eagle Arms bought the name Armalite.
Link Posted: 2/24/2007 8:15:39 AM EST
They where the original designers of the platform!! I love my Colt but thank ARmalite for creation
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