Are Rock River Arms AR any good?
Rock River Arms were founded in 1993 and have been steadily earning a solid reputation as an AR-15 manufacturer eversince. With a hogue grip and A2 flash hider, the LAR-15 is comfortable to use, accurate and built to last. It’s got an RRA two-stage trigger and a star safety selector as well.
Who makes Rock River Arms?
Rock River Arms is owned and operated by brothers Mark and Chuck Larson. Between 1981 and 1991 the Larsons worked at Springfield Armory, Inc., where Mark was the head armorer. From Springfield Armory, the Larsons went into partnership with Les Baer to form Les Baer Custom and build custom 1911 pistols.
Is Rock River Arms still in business?
Rock River Arms, Inc. remains open for manufacturing during the Covid-19 Pandemic. However, we are not open to the public for direct sales.
Who makes Rock River Arms barrels?
The barrel and trigger are certainly the two greatest contributors to the V2’s accuracy, but Rock River gets the small things right that most others miss. The forend on the ATH V2 was manufactured for Rock River Arms by Midwest Industries (MI), a popular supplier of AR-15 products.
What barrels do Rock River Arms use?
The ATH V2 comes with an 18-inch, stainless steel, heavy match barrel. The rifle I tested was chambered in . 223 Wylde, meaning that it can shoot both . 223 Remington and 5.56x45mm (NATO) ammunition.
Are Rock River Arms barrels chrome lined?
With chrome lined bore and chamber. Threaded, 1/2-28 thread, Barrel diameter . 750 at gas block seat, with extension and pin.
Does Rock River Arms Use mil-spec or commercial?
Complete with buffer and spring. Mil-spec receiver extension. Not for use with RRA LAR-8.
What barrel does Rock River Arms use?
What are Rock River Arms barrels made of?
16 Inch Mid-Length Stainless Steel Barrel Assembly Threaded, 1/2-28 thread, with barrel nut, handguard cap and front sight housing with bayonet lug, Barrel diameter .
How much does a Rock River AR weigh?
Handling. Weighing 6.3 pounds unloaded without sights, the AR pistol can be a handful.
Is the Rock River Arms Lar-PDS any good?
The Rock River Arms PDS—Piston Driven System—is a proprietary design that eliminates carrier tilt and allows for a side-folding stock. Tarr didn’t care for the railed handguard or the weight that it added, but liked the smoothness of the action. But with the LAR-PDS, all of the ugliness in this rifle is contained in the handguard.
What does PDS mean on a Rock River AR-15?
All of Rock River’s AR-15 models are first labeled LARs. The PDS on this model stands for Piston Driven System. Before we go inside the rifle and look at the piston system, let’s go over the exterior. Two carbine versions are offered of the model, one with a ribbed injection-molded handguard and one with an aluminum tri-rail handguard.
Are Rock River rifles any good?
Generally, Rock River makes good rifles and pistols. I use the term “good” loosely because it really is subjective. They’ve been producing 5.56mm and 7.62mm models since the beginning of their AR-15 manufacturing, and that’s pretty standard. Later on, 9mm joined the party, as did 300 BLK.
What happened to Rock River Arms?
As a company, RRA went through some controversial times, particularly in the summer of 2017 when a questionable gun law was passed in their home state. Rock River Arms took steps to distance itself from the incident, but some damage was definitely done during that time.