New Colt "Piston Carbine" Monolithic Upper - 6940P now shipping from Hartford!
Colt first offered the US Military a Piston system AR back in the 1960's, but the Army did not see a need at that time for the original M16. Times have changed , ARs have gotten shorter and deployments are now in dust and sand, not jungle.
Now, it seems, everyone has else jumped on the AR piston bandwagon - and so Colt is now marketing a new design piston carbine, the new Model 6940P. You may argue the need for a piston, but you can get one from Colt now, if that's what you want. And since it was likely developed as a deployable, up to date weapon for the US Military as it's first consideration - it should be a good one. If adopted, it will become the new Standard in ARs.
DSG Arms, among others, shows it on their website at $1825.00. (I don't know them, or promote them, just listing the site for a photo.) I'm sure they will be hard to get initially, but you can add it to your want list, anyway! CC
Last edited by Col. Colt; 03-14-2012 at 04:56.
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