Anderson Manufacturing AM-10 Gen2 BREACHER 308 Pistol

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Anderson Manufacturing introduced the second generation of their AM-10 .308 Win guns at NRAAM 2022. Initially, this product line consisted of three rifles – Battle Rifle, Ranger and Marksman XL. A couple of days ago, the company announced the addition of a new member to the AM-10 family of firearms, the AM-10 Gen2 Breacher pistol.

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The all-new GEN 2 Series is an ultra-refined, power-packed family of .308 firearms that are exceptionally accurate. They are fully compatible with today’s most popular AR-10 uppers and lowers, giving you the confidence to run the GEN 2 right out of the box. And the versatility to customize your firearm – your way – without compromise.

Anderson AM-10 Gen2 Breacher 308 Pistol (2)

The upper and lower receivers of Anderson Manufacturing AM-10 Gen2 Breacher pistol are made of forged 7075 T6 aluminum and have a Type 3 hard anodized finish. The lower receiver has a flared magazine well and is compatible with AR-15 pistol grips. The gun comes with a Magpul K2 pistol grip, SB Tactical SBA3 brace and a Magpul PMAG20 Gen3 magazine. The pistol has a DPMS upper rail height and comes with an 11.5″ M-LOK handguard. The 12.5″ barrel is made of 4150 CMV steel, has a black nitrided finish, 1:10″ twist rate, is threaded with the 5/8-24 thread pitch and comes with an A2 birdcage flash hider installed. The AM-10 Gen2 Breacher is a direct impingement firearm with a mid-length gas system. The overall weight of the Breacher pistol is 8lbs.

Anderson Manufacturing AM-10 Gen2 Breacher pistol is listed on the company’s website at an MSRP of $1000.

Let us know what you guys think about the new AM-10 Gen2 Breacher and 308 pistols in general. In what applications do short-barreled .308 Win guns shine? How does this product compare to similar offerings from other brands?

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  • Ian Roth Ian Roth on Jul 28, 2022

    Schmaybe, I do want a shorty .308 and my preferred choices are perpetually sold out. Anderson quality is questionable though.

  • Jack Maniackee Jack Maniackee on Jul 31, 2022

    Last year I built onna these, I dont know WHY I'd need a 12" AR10/308 pistola, but the parts were laying about & available, so I suppose I did so just for funz?.....

    ~Perhaps to just clog-up precious space in tha safe?

    ~Ownership might include the patron Saint of !VAAAAAARMINTS!, -Mr. YosemiteSam, smile fondly upon my bearing n' countenance?

    ~Maybe due to poss future placement on the WA state "Verboten List"?
    -(The pistol/rifle/platform, not me personally, as Ive pride of place on that particular list since birth;)-