Interview & Shooting: Jim Sullivan, AR-15 Designer

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  1. titsonritz

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    Over and out
     
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    That was freaking awesome.... :eek:


    That guy is a fraking design genius!
     
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    I never thought LW bolt carriers were of any use.
     
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    I would like to see the mechanism that allows it to fire open bolt. I am having trouble even trying to conceptualize that as a possibility (open bolt FA while closed bolt semi and select-able from the safety)
     
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    REALLY, REALLY cool. Now that's what every able bodied American male should have. Very impressive.

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    I rekon its accomplished in the selector section with some cool gizmos and cams configured to work on the bolt carrier to keep it open-bolt in auto fire, then I'd guess the semi-auto uses pretty much the same as a M16.

    If only we could peek under the hood!! :eek:
     
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    IIRC a number of early designs of sub machine guns fired from an open bolt.

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    Sign me up Scotty!!!! Improvement on an already awesome platform, priceless.;)
     

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