R15 will be avalible with thumbhole stock. Remington hedging against elections?

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Next year (2009) the Remington R15 will be available with a thumbhole stock made by Bell & Carlson.

Is Remington hedging their bets against an unfavorable election result?

If they are it is a clever strategic move. The R15 has very little “evil”. With the new stock it has no free standing pistol grip, a 5 round magazine, an unthreaded barrel with no flash hider or muzzle break and is camo colored.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Steve Steve on Nov 30, 2008

    Brian, I am sure it is, but you should double check with Remington first. 5.56x45mm NATO loaded to a higher pressure than .223 Rem.

  • Scott Scott on Mar 01, 2011

    I absolutely detest the fact that any of the gun manufacturers would bend to the demand of the anti-gun zealots. If a state elects that they would rather not have firearms, by all means let them do so. If they'd rather not look at the fact that the states with the least-oppressive gun laws concurrently have the lowest crime rates per capita, then let the outlaws have the outlawed guns.

    The only rights that can be taken from us are the ones we give away...