Steyr AUG A3 M1 overview, takedown & reassembly – NRA 2016 – Gear-Report.com

Steyr AUG A3 M1 overview, takedown & reassembly – NRA 2016 No firearms industry show is complete for me until I find some bullpup rifles to fondle… I mean “admire”. The […]

Steyr AUG A3 M1 overview, takedown & reassembly – NRA 2016

No firearms industry show is complete for me until I find some bullpup rifles to fondle… I mean “admire”. The first such rifle at the 2016 NRA show was the latest version of a classic, the Steyr AUG A3 M1.

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In the video Mike from Steyr gets us up to speed on the Steyr AUG A3 M1, then shows a quick takedown of the rifle.

Steyr list these specs for the Steyr AUG A3 M1 on their site:

Model: Steyr AUG A3 M1
Purpose: Target shooting, military & law enforcement, multi-gun competition
Manufacturer: Steyr Arms, Inc., Bessemer, AL 35022
Operation: Adjustable, short-stroke, gas-piston, semi-automatic
Magazine type/capacity: Polymer double-stack detachable box/30 rounds (10- and 42-round avail.)
Receiver material: Hard Eloxal-coated aircraft aluminum
Caliber: 5.56x45mm (.223 Remmington)
Barrel: 16.375-inch chrome-lined CHF barrel (18.375 inches with muzzle brake)
Rifling: 6 grooves, 1:9 RH Twist
Sights: Short 11-slot rail, High 16-slot rail, 1.5X optic or 3X optic
Safety: Two-position trigger-blocking
Trigger type: Single-stage
Pull weight: 9 pounds, 8 ounces
Stock material/type: White Black, OD Green or MUD synthetic/bullpup
Length of pull: 15 inches
Drop at comb: 0.435 inch (Short rail), 0.820 inch (High rail), 1.945 inches (Optic)
Drop at heel: None
Recoil pad: Elastomer; 0.3-inch thick
Sling swivels: Two (front QD, rear reversible)
Pistol grip: Integral
Checkering: None
Weight, empty: 7.7 pounds (Short Rail), 7.8 pounds (High Rail), 8.8 pounds (Optic)
Overall length: 28.15 inches
Included accessories: Owner’s manual, one 30-round magazine and an AUG cleaning kit – See more at: https://steyrarms.com/firearms/sporting-rifles/steyr-aug-a3-m1.html#sthash.LCqczXFc.dpuf”

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