Posted February 18, 2015 5:05 pm by Comments

By Steve Johnson

An Armalite AR-180 made by Sterling is in most ways superior to current issue assault rifles that cost twice as much.

It was 1982, President Reagan was in the White House, and the Soviets weren’t having it. The whole world was nervous. We were at the height of the Cold War, and a nuclear exchange seemed like a real possibility. There was a survivalist craze upon the land, and I was not immune. I wanted a trusty .223 caliber weapon for farm defense, or hunting ground hogs, whichever came first.

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