Cuban model AR10

i was fooling round on B-ARFCOM and ran throughout this interesting publish kind probably the most members. at the start posted with the aid of member HHollow

it’s Cuban mannequin AR10, made in 1957. It has been very gently dealt with and not molested in any approach.
I have learned a couple of issues after inspecting this gun.

  1. The extractor is not chromed, (all later variants are chromed)
  2. The handguard insulation is not so good as later Sudanese and Guatemalan fashions
  3. The handguard decays with age by myself. up to now it become notion that firing decayed the HG.
  4. Zero paint on the grip.

Reed Knight relayed this story to me when I first met this gun.

in line with Knight a crate got here to Armalite from AI having possibly 10 Cuban AR10s (of which he right now owns 5). When the crate arrived at Armalite some technician feared that the rifleā€™s engraving violated federal legislations so he took it upon himself to inscribe the country of origin (Holland) on to the magwell of each and every gun from the crate.

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