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LaRue Tactical PredatAR Series Lightweight OBR 5.56 and OBR 7.62 Tactical AR Carbines Debut at SHOT Show 2011 (Video!)

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By David Crane defrev (at) gmail (dot) com

All photos and video clips contained in this article were shot by (DR), and are copyrighted. owns the copyright on these materials. The photos were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability). The video clips were shot with a Toshiba Camileo S30 HD Camcorder (pocket camcorder).

February 11, 2011

Mark Fingar of LaRue Tactical was kind enough to take DefenseReview (DR) through the new LaRue Tactical PredatAR Series lightweight OBR 5.56 (5.56x45mm NATO/.223 Rem.) and OBR 7.62 (7.62x51mm NATO/.308 Win.) tactical AR carbines (AR-15 carbines) at SHOT Show 2011, and we got it on video.

The LaRue Tactical OBR PREDATAR series AR carbines operate via mid-length direct gas impingement (DGI) system. They feature lightweight 16-18" pencil barrels and premium components like the MagPul CTR stock and pistol grip. The OBR PREDATAR series' lightweight Mil-STD-1913 "Picatinny" rail sytem/tactical handguards/forend rail tubes and upper receivers do away with the standard OBR's 10-20 MOA gradient. The bolt carrier group (BCG) on both weapons is chrome lined. The LaRue OBR 7.62 PredatAR comes with two 20-round LaRue Tactical magazines.

The new LaRue OBR PredatAR guns looked and felt pretty good to DR, but the proof is in the pudding, i.e., in how they perform at the range, in the field, and/or in competition. We're guessing they'll do pretty well.

LaRue Tactical OBR 5.56 (5.56mm NATO) and OBR 7.62 (7.62mm NATO) PREDATAR Series Tactical AR Carbine Photos from SHOT Show 2011:

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LaRue Tactical 850 County Road 177 Leander, Texas USA 78641 512-259-1585 Office 512-259-1588 Fax [email protected] Email Website

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