Laser rangefinders are incredibly useful tools for riflemen, but they can be difficult to aim precisely at long distances—especially when under pressure while in the field. If the crosshairs are off-target by just a fraction, it might indicate the distance to another object.
Design and engineering go together like feathers in a pillow. For Kaiser US and its KSP X-7 Monarch rifle, chambered for 5.56x45 mm NATO, the sum of its parts equate to a rifle whose stature represents the Eugene Stoner AR design, but with a twist that makes the most of modern polymers, aluminum and steel.
American Rifleman’s Christopher Olsen takes a look this week at a polymer AR that weighs only about 4 lbs.
Despite the demands of searching for the perfect utilitarian scope, it needed to be affordable and offer real bang for the buck.