USA – -(Ammoland.com)- An AR-15 pistol is often the red-headed stepchild of the firearms world.
They are heavy, make a lot of noise, but can be a lot of fun at the range and are a great alternative for folks who live in states that restrict the ownership of an SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) or shooters who wish to travel to such states with their NFA (National Firearms Act) items.
EXTAR EXP provides a new take on the AR pistol concept with a redesigned bolt carrier and lack of a buffer system to unleash what is probably the world’s lightest AR-15 pistol without the ubiquitous buffer tube in their EXP-556.
Tipping the scales at 48 oz, the EXP-556 is probably the lightest AR-15 style pistol in the world that is chambered for 5.56 NATO.
While that caliber in a package that weighs the same as 3 loaded AR-15 magazines sounds like a nightmare for recoil, the EXTAR EXP-556 is easy to fire one-handed and yields no muzzle rise thanks to its muzzle brake.
Their proprietary muzzle brake works by diverting the muzzle downward and rearward simultaneously by way …read more