In this first part of a special TAB episode examining the history of the ArmaLite AR-10 Vic discusses the early origins, history and development of the now legendary 7.62x51mm rifle.
At the heart of this episode is a remastered version (certainly the best currently available online) of the c.1958 ArmaLite/Fairchild promotional film that features Eugene Stoner and shows many of the early 'Hollywood' ArmaLites in action!
The first part of this special documentary concludes with Vic examining a Hollywood-made AR-10B (the last iteration of the US-made AR-10s).
In part two of the episode includes an overview of almost every Artillerie Inrichtingen (A.I.)-made model of AR-10 including the Sudanese, Cuban and Portuguese models!
Check out our website for an indepth article looking at the context, origins, history and development of the AR-10! - https://armourersbench.com/2017/12/20/special-episode-the-armalite-ar-10-pt-1/ https://armourersbench.com/2017/12/25/1958-armalite-ar-10-promotional-film/
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