Colorado-based manufacturer Phoenix Weaponry has unveiled its unique new .45-70 Auto rifle platform.
It’s unique in the sense that Phoenix Weaponry took the classic .45-70 Government round—first developed in 1873 at the Springfield Armory and designed for use with the Springfield Model 1893—and rebated the rim so that it can be adapted to a .308 bolt head and fired through a high pressure AR platform for sub MOA results.
The rifle features an 18-inch custom profiled Douglas barrel with a 1:14 twist and eight grooves. It also boasts a billet 7075-T7 aluminum upper and lower, in addition to a custom trigger and a Phoenix Weaponry’s custom “Chevron” muzzle brake CNC machined from 4130 chromoly. Weighing in at just over nine pounds and measuring 41 inches in overall length, the gun also sports a Magpul ACS Stock in FDE; Magpul MOE pistol grip in FDE; standard .308 BCG; CNC-built 15-inch free-floating modular …Read the Rest
Source:: Tactical Life