Featured Roam If You Want To Lynsey Davis January 22, 2020 Join the Conversation “Go ahead, pick it up.” Those are the words that repeatedly rang out, as dozens of people stopped at the Roam Rifles booth to check out the rifle that claimed to weigh less than 6 pounds. Everyone obliged and then smiled with delight as they realized that the R-10 Red River Ultralight did, in fact, weigh less than 6 pounds. But how? Well, that's the fun part! The Roam R-10 is an AR-style rifle that utilizes special magnesium alloys. Here are some facts about those special magnesium alloys, straight from the Roam Rifles website: An alloy is the mixture of a metal with other periodic elements Magnesium is the lightest structural metal in the world Roam magnesium is stronger than 6061 aluminum Magnesium will not catch on fire until it melts Magnesium has a melting point of 1,100°F Using the Proprietary Tagnite®Coating, Roam's magnesium is protected with the most corrosion-resistant coating in the world Magnesium has an excellent strength-to-weight ratio The Roam R-10 is available in either .308 Winchester or 6.5 Creedmoor, depending on the model. The Roam R-10 is built as an SR25/DPMS variant, and comes standard with a Cerakote® finish and premium components. The R-10 is available in Black or Flat Dark Earth, and comes with different options for the barrel, gas system, handguard, trigger, muzzle device, stock, and overall length. While only the Red River Ultralight weighs less than 6 pounds, the Great Plains, which is the heaviest model still only weighs 7.28 pounds. The cost of the Roam R-10 starts at $2,349. For more information about the entire line of R-10 rifles and included options, plus the components available from Roam, visit https://www.roamrifles.com/ Explore RECOILweb:Laser Eye Protection: Protecting Your Eyes from the Emerging Domestic Laser ThreatMiami Vice - B&T's APC9K Chosen by Miami Beach PoliceBarnett Crossbows Offers the Raptor ReverseBawidamann CCW Horizontal Mag Carrier NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.