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Rock River Arms Adds LAR-22 Rifle Line

The new Rock River Arms LAR-22 gives another option to those seeking an AR-15 chambered in .22LR. With the decreased cost of ammunition, a shooter has the ability to work on fundamentals more often with the benefit of low cost .22LR ammunition.

Rock River Arms is offering four models that range from a polymer M4 style rifle all the way up to a training rifle aimed at National Match competitors.

The Rock River Arms LAR-22 line starts at an MSRP of $440 and goes up to $885 depending on the model.

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Rock River Arms, the industry's most respected name in Modern Sporting Rifles and pistols, has just introduced a new line of firearms to the RRA family. Intended to provide shooters more training and range time with the AR platform at a significantly lower cost, the new LAR-22 series rifles are chambered in .22LR, giving shooters a higher-volume, lower-price alternative to more expensive 5.56/.223 ammunition for practice and general recreation shooting.

Three variants of the LAR-22 rifles are currently offered—the Tactical Carbine, Mid A4, and the NM A4 CMP Trainer.

Tactical Carbine – For those who favor an MSR with a free-float barrel and handguard configuration, the LAR-22 Tactical Carbine is an optimal choice for tactical training or target plinking. Select between a forged aluminum upper and lower receiver set or RRA's own polymer upper and lower receiver set for a lower-cost option. Both rifles feature the RRA NSP-2 six-position CAR stock, Hogue rubber grip, two-stage trigger, and 11-inch extended M-LOK compatible lightweight free-float handguard shrouding a 16-inch chrome moly barrel.

Mid A4 – Designed for those who prefer a more traditional A4-style firearm, the Mid A4 LAR-22 is also offered with either forged aluminum upper and lower receivers or the RRA polymer upper and lower receivers. Standard A2 grips, mid-length handguard with heat shields, six-position tactical CAR stock, single-stage trigger, and a 16-inch chrome moly barrel round out the key features.

NM A4 CMP Trainer – Built to be a stand-in practice rifle for CMP National Match competition, this rifle combines a precision 20-inch stainless steel heavy barrel with RRA's NM CMP TRO free-float rifle-length handguard (with three TRO modular rails and a National Match sling swivel). Another precision upgrade is the RRA Two-Stage Match chrome trigger group. Available with forged aluminum upper and lower receivers, the NM A4 CMP Trainer includes the familiar A2 pistol grip and RRA Operator CAR six-position stock.

In addition to using .22LR ammunition to reduce the cost of practice sessions and provide more recreational shooting, the new LAR-22 rifles are also priced to make these easy additions to shooters' portfolios or as “on-ramp” models for new or youth shooters. MSRPs, for example, range from $440.00 for the Mid A4, Poly to $885.00 for the NM A4 CMP Trainer.


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