Despite decades-old war stories, AR-15 rifles are rugged and reliable. However, not all ARs are created equal and even the best can have their moments.
by RK Campbell
During the past decade I have dealt extensively with AR 15 type rifles. With a son in the military and my experience with patrol rifles, I have collected quite a body of information on the subject. In fact, one of my abstracts is cataloged by the National Institute of Justice. Even the occasional AR-10 and Magnum types have crossed my bench. Having wrestled with the sea stories and myths, I have found the AR-15 to be a reliable system, but we must begin our quest for knowledge with the fact that not all ARs are created equal.
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