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Noreen Firearms BN36: AR Action, Long Range Power

Burnout.  It happens to the best of us.  See enough of any thing, and eventually, you may not want to look at anything that looks like something you think you’ve already seen.  Lots and lots of companies make what some companies are now calling modern sporting rifles in the AR-15 pattern, and as you can expect from the world’s largest shooting industry show, SHOT was packed with them.  I’d seen seemingly countless AR-15 MSRs on Thursday, and barely spared a glance when I was walking by yet another booth with AR-15 style rifles and some distance guns.  It was lunchtime, I was tired, and my eyes were glazing over a bit. Then a lovely young lady practically grabbed me, and asked if she could sign a poster for me.  Well, sure, I need a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Rifles, SHOT 2013

Pistol Caliber Carbines: Thureon Defense

Pistol Caliber Carbines: Thureon Defense

One of the main problems with pistol caliber AR-15 rifles is that the 5.56x45mm/.223 cartridge is much longer than even the 10mm, the longest of the common handgun cartridges one can find the AR-15 chambered in.  Handgun magazines are much shorter than AR-15 magazines, so pistol calibers on standard AR-15 receivers must either use magazines modified with an extension to fit the AR-15 magazine well, or the actual mag well must have a block installed … Read entire article »

Filed under: Rifles, SHOT 2013