Your lightweight AR-15 build is now too heavy. Battle Arms Development and Brentwood Gunsmithing are showing off their new, super secret, custom, lightweight AR-15 that weighs LESS than 4 pounds. Let that wash over you for a minute.
Not only does it weigh less than 4 pounds, but it manages to do so with forged upper and lower receivers (with some obvious modifications). It includes several custom made parts including Battle Arms Development’s new Grade 5 Titanium Enhanced Pivot & Takedown Pins. Battle Arms Development assures us that we will see several new items that come from this R&D project.
It is great to see a company involved in this sort of project even if the carbine shown never makes it to market as a complete project. This kind of research and development works in auto racing and it looks like it could work in firearms too.
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