BusinessWeek on the Modern Sporting Rifle (AR-15)

For generations, rifle models first used by soldiers have become profitable sellers in the domestic market. The 1903 bolt-action Springfield adopted by the U.S. Army in World War I begat the wooden-stock rifle carried by generations of deer hunters. The higher-capacity Garand issued to troops in World War II also spawned versions used to hunt big game.

Full Article at BusinessWeek – HERE

Hat Tip: SnowflakesInHell

It’s always good to see the AR-15 get some coverage that isn’t negative!

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CinSC February 28, 2010 at 06:34 am

‘The main difference between the military weapon and its civilian counterpart is that the Pentagon’s version has the capacity to fire bursts of bullets with a single pull of the trigger. The cosmetically similar MSR fires only one round with each trigger pull.

Some of the confusion over these rifles stems from the tendency of gun-control advocates to refer to all of them —fully automatic and semiautomatic—as “assault weapons.” ‘

He got it right! Perhaps there were two or three snowflakes in Hell!

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Admin (Mike) February 28, 2010 at 01:43 pm

Yea! It’s refreshing to see a journalist actually getting gun some related facts correct.

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