Tested: CMMG Guard Pistol-Caliber Carbines

These Guard rifles from CMMG, Inc. bring a new twist to reducing felt recoil for .45 ACP and 9 mm ARs.

Tested: CMMG Guard Carbine

Combining the ever-popular AR platform with the iconic .45 ACP cartridge, the Guard, reviewed here, required CMMG to design a completely new operating system that it claims minimizes the carbine’s overall weight and felt recoil.


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