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World's first 2 inch barrel AR-15 SBR

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by Lance Jacobs, Aug 3, 2015.

  1. Lance Jacobs

    Lance Jacobs South Willamette Valley Oregon Well-Known Member

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    People are taking AR-15 barrels down to ridiculously short lengths these day.

    Do you know of any usage where a 2 inch barrel would be the preferable length to use?


    Here is a video of it in action:


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  2. 66PonyCar

    66PonyCar Tigard, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I'm looking at this really close and I could swear I can see the tip of the bullet stick out after each shot. I don't think there's enough barrel to stabilize the bullet.
     
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  3. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    There is no barrel, just a chamber. ( a 5.56 round is about 2" and barrel length is measured from the bolt face)
     
  4. BillM

    BillM Amity OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Interesting. Does that thing look like it's firing from an open bolt to anyone else?
    Looks like they are tapping gas right at the mouth of the case.
     
  5. spectra

    spectra The Couve Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    Your not seeing things the round does stick out.

    Go directly to the vid and there sure are a lot of haters out there :D
     
  6. Lance Jacobs

    Lance Jacobs South Willamette Valley Oregon Well-Known Member

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    So if there really is zero barrel, what will velocity and accuracy be like firing out of just a chamber?

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  7. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    Well..... That is a fine question. My guess is it would sting a bit to get shot by this thing unless you had on a heavy leather coat. Probably put your eye out at 50 feet.
     
  8. 66PonyCar

    66PonyCar Tigard, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I think it would probably start tumbling and lose velocity pretty quickly.
     
  9. DuneHopper

    DuneHopper Douglas County. Well-Known Member

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    I can think of a 1000 why's when I see people do odd crap to firearms, I cant think of a reason that would make it viable for any serious use in this case.
     
  10. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    This right here is as stupid as those clowns wearing pants below their butt (prison sex alerts)!!!!:eek:
     
  11. mkwerx

    mkwerx Forest Grove, OR Well-Known Member

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    An example of "because we can" engineering. No practical purpose needed. Kind of like the Desert Eagle - it's showy and blingy but serves no practical purpose other than to Holywood - no one seriously carries one as a defensive weapon with the possible exception of "gangsta rappers" - even then I would suspect Glocks and Hi Points to be in far more common use, they're not a gun you would take hunting, they're safe queens and range toys. If someone enjoys shooting it, that's enough of a purpose. I bet the guys who built that had fun doing it and getting it to run right.
     
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  12. Deebow

    Deebow Portland Well-Known Member

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    About as useful as a poopy flavored lollipop.:cool:
     
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  13. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    There was a guy at the Saddle Butte Machine Gun Shoot a couple of years ago that built an AR-10 SBR with a 2" barrel.
    Boy did that thing bark. He was next to a .50 cal Barrett and between the two it was just as loud, plus it had a nasty sonic crack that hurt no matter how good your hearing protection was if you were standing next to him.
     
  14. Vaultman

    Vaultman Clackamas Co, Oregon Active Member

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    Where is his 6-25x56 scope?
     
  15. Liberty97045

    Liberty97045 Oregon City Well-Known Member

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    "Knock Knock"
     
  16. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    "Who's there?"