Okay so you would like a .223/5.56 rifle. You want it in black, and you would like it to be a semi-automatic. No problem, let me just show you this AR-15, wait what? You say you already have more ARs than old jeans? Oh okay, well we have some other guns here that sport the 5.56 round and aren’t part of Eugene’s Stoner’s ingenious design, but are still pretty sweet.
A great way to throw .223 downrange on the cheap, the Saiga follows the tried and true AK design, with minor differences. The designers chambered it in .223, resulting in a very reliable and robust platform. This model includes a ten round detachable magazine and a 16.3-inch barrel. The rifle weighs in at 7.9 pounds. You can throw this rifle in the dirt and mud and it will still cycle like new. Saiga rifles come with a hunting buttstock and forend. Designers intended the Saiga product line of rifles for hunting big and medium-sized game under different climatic conditions. Izhmash, where the world-renowned Kalashnikov AK-47 was developed and manufactured, makes these rifles with the same durability and reliability as their original AK counterparts.
Ah, good ‘ole Kel-Tec, the makers of some of the most revolutionary and strange firearms ever created. They decided the world needed another .223-chambered rifle and that is just what they delivered. The “Bravo” model retains all the features of the original SU-16, such as an integrated bipod, Picatinny rail, and a rotating stock, with magazine storage. However, the “Bravo” has a lighter and shorter barrel, about 8 oz. and 2.3 inches. This updated rifle comes equipped with a chrome-lined bore and chamber. The front and rear sights are hard coat anodized aluminum and are adjustable for elevation and windage, respectively. They are both removable and the front sight uses AR-15 style sight posts. The SU-16B is not a replacement for the original SU-16, but a complement for customers that put a premium on lightweight and compact rifles. Shooters can purchase Bravo type sights as a retrofit for SU-16 owners preferring the AR-15/M16 front sight system.
Century International Arms decided to recreate the HK93 with the it’s clone, the C93. There is nothing like slapping and releasing the bolt on one of the guns, the large bolt release paddle is easy to hit in even in extreme situations. Combat practice is easier with the H&K style diopter sights, and the recoil is negligible. These firearms are both extremely reliable and affordable. Finding an AR-15 in this price range that is as reliable as this weapon is almost impossible. The C93 is a high quality firearm that can put .223 ammunition downrange with extreme accuracy, while not being so hard on your pocketbook. Century International put together a great value for the sports shooter in the C93. This gun is accurate, reliable, and affordable, a perfect gun for the sporting rifle enthusiast!
The legendary Ruger Mini-14 provides precision on the range, at the ranch, on patrol or in the woods. For decades, Ruger Mini-14® rifles have been the choice for applications ranging from the farm and ranch, to the deep woods, to personal defense. Their short barrels and overall short length make them favorites in any application where maneuverability and ease of handling are priorities. With a variety of configurations from the standard Ranch Rifle, the extremely accurate Mini-14 Target Rifle, and the Tactical models with ATI folding stock or compact barrel with flash suppressor – there is a Mini-14 or Mini-30 to meet any demand. Specifically designed for mounting today’s scopes or other optical sighting systems, these rifles include a side ejection to clear the top mounted scope, and a patented recoil buffer, which protects the scope from damage or shifting the point of impact as the semi-automatic action cycles. In 1974, Ruger introduced this incredible platform to gun buyers everywhere. Ruger derived the Mini-14 from the military M14 rifle implying a miniature version of the M14. Ruger used the M14 as a model for the new rifle while incorporating numerous innovations and cost-saving engineering changes. Based on such a legend, the Mini-14 is perfect for any hunting, home defense, or law enforcement situation.
One look at this incredible rifle and you know it means business. Featuring a revolutionary rifle design, H&K constructed the SL8-6 almost entirely of a reinforced carbon-fiber polymer. Operators around the world use the military version of this weapon for military and law enforcement use, and shooters know that is hugely reliable and accurate. Based on the combat-proven G36 rifle used by the German Army, the SL8-6 uses a proven short stroke, piston-actuated gas operating system, which operators know is famous for its simplicity and reliability. The SL8-6 features a short sight rail and vented forearm. This is the most popular version of this rifle on the US Market. Designed and engineered to deliver exceptional shooting performance, the SL8 is also a favorite among European target shooters, due in large part to its modular construction and free-floating bull barrel. A short Picatinny rail mount is standard and allows easy mounting of optics and accessories. Made using the famous HK cold-hammer forging process, the SL8-6 barrel ensures accuracy and long life. The ergonomic and clean lines of the HK SL8-6 are functional and modern, giving the SL8-6 the look and feel of a 21st century firearm.