AR-15 Forward Assist Introduction

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  1. gpostal
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    what year did the start putting ,forward assist on ar's

    AntiqueDr
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    M16-A1 was introduced in 1967 with the forward assist, however the XM15-E2 with forward assist was in use at least 2 years earlier.


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    Edited by: AntiqueDr at: 12/29/01 12:51:55 pm

    gpostal
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    wern't they offered without for a few years after that?

    until 77 right?

    AntiqueDr
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    The AR-15 SP1 did not have a forward assist and was offered all the way until 1984.


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