The Colt AR-15 SP1 is the original semi-automatic version of the AR rifle, and is largely responsible for the long-lasting popularity of this design. More than 50 years after its introduction to the civilian market, the interest in this gun continues to surge.
In the Sept. 2014 issue of American Rifleman, Field Editor Stanton Wormley explores the concept and construction of a home-defense AR. During that project, he tested different ammunitions to see how they would perform in a home-defense scenario. Here are the results.
Watch video here! Adapted from the .308 platform, the Ruger GSR retains many of the features found in its original chambering.
We sat down with one of the nation’s elite combat veterans, now a renowned tactical trainer, and asked him to explain why his choice for the best home-defense tool is the “general-purpose rifle,” America’s favorite, the AR platform in .223 Rem.
This handy carbine blends the features of an AR-15 with a 50-states legal manually operated action.