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JWC6
01-12-2007, 10:10 AM
http://m4carbine.net/showthread.php?t=3155&page=4

another option in 223

brando
01-12-2007, 10:12 AM
Yeah this seems to be the big surprise of SHOT 07. Nothing wrong with battle rifles designed around modularity ;)

proraptor
01-12-2007, 11:00 AM
That is a sweet looking rifle.....Does anyone know if they are going to finally release the UBR?

Stavros
01-12-2007, 3:05 PM
More pics for those who dont want to look for them.

http://users.rcn.com/thejackal/masada.jpg
http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/6597/masadaahx5.jpg
http://i12.tinypic.com/4bqyoib.jpg

JWC6
01-13-2007, 7:29 AM
Sigh. 18 Months to availability.... I smell a Prince50 kit for this!

45R
01-14-2007, 8:47 AM
Looks very promising!!!!!

CHIGGA73
01-14-2007, 9:55 AM
wow! looks good. another "necessity" on my list!

rorschach
01-14-2007, 12:47 PM
Even some of the diehards on HKpro are looking forward to this one since HK isn't giving the consumers what they want. I'd be in for one when it finally ships.

DANGERCLOSE
01-14-2007, 2:54 PM
i have initiated the acquisition funding for this project. my wife wont know a thing. i look forward to seeing some articles on this rifle. see what comes our way in 18 months.

JWC6
01-15-2007, 2:15 PM
http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/showthread.php?t=102482

some additional photos from SMGLee.

Not 56 K friendly!!

brando
01-15-2007, 2:21 PM
It's pretty amazing to consider this went from concept to completion in 3 months. That's insane!

JWC6
01-15-2007, 2:29 PM
It looks like the upper will be serialized. I hope MAGPUL can come out with a gripless version...

69Mach1
01-15-2007, 2:36 PM
It looks like it breaks open like a regular AR rifle. A fixed magazine version should be do-able.

~DEVO~
01-22-2007, 10:49 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaYOI1waCYI
ENJOY!

JOEKILLA
01-22-2007, 10:54 AM
Masada here I come :D

GTKrockeTT
01-22-2007, 11:01 AM
Masada here we come :D

69Mach1
01-22-2007, 7:15 PM
Group Buy!!
When this thing comes out, they're not going to be able to keep it in stock.

gn3hz3ku1*
01-22-2007, 9:15 PM
^ you can manage another one! mag lock

Addax
01-22-2007, 9:16 PM
Group Buy!!
When this thing comes out, they're not going to be able to keep it in stock.

Set it up Bud!

I will be there :D

rorschach
01-23-2007, 1:34 AM
+1 for possible future group buy.

Davidoff
01-23-2007, 7:49 AM
Interesting name. Masada is a desert fortress in Israel. Jewish rebels commited mass suicide there in the 1st or 2nd century after being surrounded by several Roman Leigions. If they had this weapon they wouldn't have had to end it like that.

trinydex
02-13-2008, 4:59 PM
so have they released info on if this can be pinned?

uzigalil
02-13-2008, 5:19 PM
im in for a gripless non mag pinned version otherwise forget about it

trinydex
02-13-2008, 5:39 PM
i'm just wondering if magpul/bushmaster will offer them pinned or if someone out there has made a special dooda pin or bullet button for them to be importable to ca.

Fobjoe
02-13-2008, 5:45 PM
Some sort of bullet button type configuration should be interesting since it has an ambidextrous release in normal configuration. Maybe in pinned configuration it wouldn't matter since you have to use a tool anyway and any tactical advantage you would gain from quick reloads is irrelevant.

trinydex
02-13-2008, 5:59 PM
yeah i was worried that there'd be more contriving to make an ambi bullet button or reversible, i'm even worried that the ambi mag release is designed in such a way that a special pin is required, not just your typical stainless rod. i'm not familiar with the internals of the acr/masada

bwiese
02-13-2008, 7:06 PM
I spoke with a Magpul guy (and more casual w/a Bushy guy) - the Masada can be run manually-cycled kinda like a FAL: remove the gas piston and close the gas valve.

trinydex
02-13-2008, 8:58 PM
that's totally not the way i'd want one of these :D

skeetskeet
02-13-2008, 10:45 PM
please ban me, no more money

RainierArms
02-14-2008, 8:27 AM
I'm sure everybody knows it's not the Bushmaster ACR

http://album.weaponevolution.com/SHOT/IMG_0752%201028%20WEVO.jpg

arfan66
02-15-2008, 10:01 PM
Well, if Rainier Arms will sell it then I'll buy it.....:cool:

Jeff

Addax
02-15-2008, 11:07 PM
Spoke to the Bushmaster guys at the show, and they basically said the Masada/ACR will incorporate some minor changes or as they put it "enhancements" over the original design.

Namely the selector switch, mag release will both be ambi, and the charging handle has been moved forward and resides under the top rail towards the front end of the rifle. Oh, and you will rack your fingers, hand or knuckles when charging the rifle along the rail if you are not careful...

If that is all of the enhancements Bushmaster is going to do, then I will buy one for sure, but I will put more of money on picking up a couple of FN SCAR's.

If Bushmaster really screw up this rifle, then all bets are off.

RainierArms
02-16-2008, 8:21 AM
I don't have a great relationship with BM as I do with Magpul so I'm not optimistic in getting any in the near future.

L.A SOLDIER
04-07-2008, 9:43 PM
when is it released in kali?

Quiet
04-07-2008, 10:11 PM
when is it released in kali?
Hasn't been released anywhere, yet.

Bushmaster is projecting a Q2 2008 release time frame.
Unknown what the MSRP will be, everyone is hopeing Bushmaster will stay within MagPul's estimated MSRP of $1400.

SVTNate
04-07-2008, 11:00 PM
Addax, any idea when the SCAR will be available?