For the first time in its history, the NRA has officially licensed an AR-15 rifle bearing the organization's logo. This limited edition semi-automatic rifle will be manufactured by Black Rain Ordnance of Neosho, Mo. "NRA 1871" is printed in white on the inside of the dust cover while the full NRA logo appears on the magazine well. Fitted with a 16-inch custom two-tone stainless-steel fluted barrel, this rifle features milled receivers, a six-postion shoulder stock, and a custom aluminum handguard. Only 1,000 of these historical rifles will be made. For more, visit BlackRainOrdnance.com.
Limited Edition NRA AR-15 Rifle
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