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What is the Browning BAR?

What is the Browning BAR?

Browning automatic rifle (BAR), automatic rifle produced in the United States starting in 1918 and widely used in other countries as a light machine gun. The BAR is a gas-operated rifle invented by John M. Browning (1855–1926), an American gun designer.

Was BAR a good weapon?

The BAR was much more than just a psychological weapon for American GIs during World War II. BARs were well designed, well made, reliable and easy to use and service.

What caliber is a Tommy gun?

Thompson submachine gun, byname Tommy gun, submachine gun patented in 1920 by its American designer, John T. Thompson. It weighed almost 10 pounds (4.5 kg) empty and fired . 45-calibre ammunition.

What bullet did the BAR shoot?

.30-06 round
The BAR shot a . 30-06 round, used in the M1903 Springfield Rifle, and Browning M1917 machine gun. The gun could have a bipod, flash suppressor, or a carrying handle, all of which can be taken off to reduce the weight. The BAR could shoot from 375, to 550 or 600 Rounds per Minute (RPM).

What is a Browning BAR?

The Browning BAR is a gas-operated, semi-automatic rifle produced by the Browning Arms Company in Belgium. The rifle loads from a detachable box magazine.

What is the price of the Browning BAR match?

The price is set around 1 469 USD. For reference, below is what the “old” Browning BAR Match looked like. It was also available without the pistol grip and a traditional stock. There are magazines with up to 20 rounds available. Note how the Picatinny is different.

How accurate is the Browning BAR?

The Browning BAR has a long standing tradition for achieving bolt action like accuracy in an autoloading rifle. Some of this is accounted for in the extreme level of precision and careful craftsmanship that goes into every rifle.

Is the Browning BAR match dead?

The Browning BAR Match is dead. I managed to get one of the last ones, haven’t even sighted in mine yet but it shoots very nicely.