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The ArmaLite AR-10 is a 7.62×51mm NATO battle rifle developed by Eugene Stoner in the late 1950s and manufactured by ArmaLite, then a division of the Fairchild Aircraft Corporation. When first introduced in 1956, the AR-10 used an innovative straight-line barrel/stock design with phenolic composite and forged alloy parts resulting in a small arm significantly easier to control in automatic fire and over 1 lb (0.45 kg) lighter than other infantry rifles of the day. Over its production life, the original AR-10 was built in relatively small numbers, with fewer than 10,000 rifles assembled. However, the ArmaLite AR-10 would become the progenitor for a wide range of firearms.
In 1957, the basic AR-10 design was rescaled and substantially modified by ArmaLite to accommodate the .223 Remington cartridge, and given the designation ArmaLite AR-15.In 1959, ArmaLite sold its rights to the AR-10 and AR-15 to Colt Firearms due to financial difficulties, and limitations in terms of manpower and production capacity. After modifications (most notably, the charging handle was re-located from under the carrying handle like AR-10 to the rear of the receiver), the new redesigned rifle was subsequently adopted by the U.S. military as the M16 Rifle. Colt continued to use the AR-15 trademark for its line of semi-automatic-only rifles, which it marketed to civilian and law-enforcement customers as the Colt AR-15. With the expiration of its patent, other manufacturers began producing their own variants, known as AR-15 style rifles.
I am selling a Mega Maten AR10 carbine. Upper and lower match. Magpul MOE stock, SAW handgrip, Gripod, Magpul slanted forward grip, Magpul flip up sights, Eotech holographic sight with mathing Eotech 3x magnifier, Surefire light, green laser sight, a total of 7x20 round mags, 1x10 round mag. All...
For sale or trade is my AR10 match rifle. Ultra rare Mega Arms MATEN matched upper /lower, mega arms build kit with a Gissele 2 stage match trigger and Magpul PRS stock. Wilson Combat 20" Super Sniper match barrel, and an Athlon ARES BTR HD 4.5-27×50 FFP IR Mil optic.
With optic: Looking for...
Never shoot this and moved away from the 308 cartridge. If I hadn’t painted it I might just swap a 6.5cm barrel in it but I already painted it all lol
fixed 10x scope. Nothing special but works well
built this when my 17yo was 13 and I was teaching him about shooting at unknown distances...
Aero Precision Upper with a heavy KM Tactical 22" 6.5 Creedmoor barrel. Topped with a Vortex 6-18X44 Scope and tipped with a quality muzzlebrake. Rifle length gas tube with a SupArms adjustable gas block. Fits DPMS style lowers. Located in Tucson/Southern AZ. $850.00 OBO
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