Daniel Defense is making its first foray into the .308 Win. platform with the new DD5v1. Featuring a four-bolt barrel connection system that does not utilize a barrel nut, an improved bolt carrier group, a configurable charging handle, an oversized trigger guard, a flared magazine well and a 16” cold-hammer-forged barrel, the DD5v1 weighs only 8.3 lbs. The rifle also comes with a Geissele SSA two-stage trigger and ambidextrous safety selectors, magazine releases and bolt catches. For more on Daniel Defense’s entire line of AR rifles, visit danieldefense.com.
NEW! Daniel Defense DD5v1 Rifle
Collectors refer to these shortened carbines as “trappers,” but that term was never officially used by either Winchester or Marlin. Winchester referred to them as “Baby Carbines” or “Special Short Carbines” on the rare occasions when they were cataloged.
The term “inside out” can be taken literally or applied as a phrase to describe the thoroughness with which an idea is understood. In this month’s issue, we hope to illustrate that the latter especially is used as a guiding principle to keep the American firearm industry at the top of its game.