DRD Tactical and Zanders Sporting Goods have teamed up to release the new Zanders Exclusive DRD Tactical Sub-6 Rifle. The Sub-6 is a lightweight AK/AR mashup that combines the reliability of an AK with the manual of arms and modularity of an AR in a lightweight package. The new rifle will be available in 4 different color configurations and will initially be offered in 5.56/.223.
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Exclusive DRD Tactical Sub-6 Rifles Now Available from Zanders
Coming in at just under six pounds, it has steel in all the right places to offer solid, rugged construction in an impressively light design. Built from the ground up, every feature was redesigned with superior performance in mind. The lower receiver features an integrated 1913 Picatinny rail on the butt plate, with a side-folding Magpul® buttstock securely mounted to the rear rail. Fire with the stock folded if you please. The new bolt with dove tailed gas key incorporates rail slots to eliminate BCG tilt and reduces friction for unbelievably smooth, efficient cycling that runs cleaner than standard AR systems. The barrel extension provides better lockup utilizing a trunnion system composed of steel on steel vs. steel on aluminum which increases strength while reducing wear. Unlike other DRD Tactical models, this is not a takedown model but we promise it’s still as badass. The SUB-6 is equipped with our proprietary 5-position adjustable gas block to quickly adjust whenever needed – and they only tools you’ll need are your hands. Field stripping the Sub-6 and removal of the BCG and recoil assembly doesn’t require any tools for easy disassembly and cleaning. Want the reliability of an AK and the precision, repeatability and furniture of an AR? You want the Sub-6.
Note: This is a Zander’s exclusive item. To purchase a Sub-6, ask your dealer to order through Zander’s Sporting Goods. 800-851-4373
The new rifles will ship equipped standard with the DRD semi-automatic proprietary direct impingement gas piston operating system, your choice of black, blue, ghost grey, or sandstone red Cerakote finish, a carbine length gas system, 1:7 twist barrel threaded 1/2×28 and capped off with an A2 flash hider, one 30-round PMAG, and a Magpul Zhukov-S folding stock. According to reps from DRD Tactical, there is the possibility of a .300 Blackout version and shorter barrel options that will be made available possibly in 2023. You can follow the DRD Tactical Facebook page if you’re more interested in that version when it comes along.
The DRD Tactical Sub-6 is available now for order through Zanders Sporting Goods for a price of $2,500 for the entire package. Let us know what you think of this unique rifle offering and what you like, or don’t like, about it.