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Old 03-20-2013, 08:14 PM   #1
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Went by my LGS this morning and they had just put this HSR out on display and only had one.
Wife had been bugging me about getting her a survival rifle for her BOB since I have the Springer Scout M6 so I picked it up for her.

First pic has everything in the stock and 16.5 inches long.

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Old 03-20-2013, 08:18 PM   #2
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The stock has some room for ammo? I did not know that....now I want one.
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Yes, one extra 8 rd mag fits in the stock also and it has a picatinny rail on top for a scope..
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Nice box of ammo!

Wish I had some...

Cool rifle, too!
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Nice rifle! My sister got each of my nephews one for Christmas; they were very happy. One did have a barrel problem, but the manufacturer sent out a replacement ASAP.



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Just in time for Easter -- another resurrection of this POS? Not to rain on your floating parade but you shoulda saved your money.
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Just in time for Easter -- another resurrection of this POS? Not to rain on your floating parade but you shoulda saved your money.
why are they a POS? and what's wrong with them? seems like a pretty nifty gun for a backpacker or someone wanting a very compact rifle that doesn't take up a lot of room.
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The genius of Eugene Stoner.... The AR-7 was a fantastic design. The entire rifle disassembles and stores in the stock; along with two 8 round magazines. And it floats! If only it would cycle.
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It's my understanding that the problems occurred when Charter Arms was doing the manufacturing.
Let's give it a chance before slamming it, now that Henry is doing the build and HockaLouis thanks for your unbiased observation and tact.

When I have run some cheap and good rounds through it I will give my opinion.
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It's my understanding that the problems occurred when Charter Arms was doing the manufacturing.
Let's give it a chance before slamming it, now that Henry is doing the build and HockaLouis thanks for your unbiased observation and tact.

When I have run some cheap and good rounds through it I will give my opinion.
Don't mean to be too negative.

It's gotta be better than the Charter Arms version, especially the early one, but you're already on a rocky road with cheap ammo. You need decent 40 grain high velocity ball not low quality 36 grain HP if there is any hope of reliability.

I would just most kindly suggest that you never find yourself, your great friends, or your loving family in a less-than-ideal situation where you might have to rely upon it to some extent.

Have a great day...
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