Colt SP901

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Caliber: .308 Win (7.62×51 NATO)
Barrel Length: 16.1″
Bore:Chromed, 4 Grooves, 1-12″ RH Twist
Front Sight: Flip-Up, Adjustable Post for Elevation
Rear Sight: Flip-Up, Adjustable for both Windage and Elevation
Extended Length: 37.5
Collapsed Length: 34.24
Weight: 9.4 lbs..
Action: Semi-Auto, direct Gas System, Locking Bolt
Finish: Matte Black

Special Features:

  • 1-Piece Upper Receiver
  • Full Floated Barrel
  • Bayonet Lug and Flash Hider
  • Ambidextrous Controls
  • Accepts Mil-Spec 5.56 Colt Uppers

Colt has a new rifle that they are releasing onto the civilian  market in August 2011. The Colt SP901 is an ambidextrous, multicaliber weapon fires the 7.62NATO rounds and with a simple change to a standard AR-15 mil-spec upper can fire the 5.56NATO round. the rifle has a  free-floating barrel to help keep high accuracy.

The SP901 essentially the civilian version of the Armed forces Colt defense CM901 with the same features, minus the automatic fire capability.

While the CM901 can operate using a piston, gas-impingement system or hybrid of the two, the SP901 will come with a direct gas system.

Colt is manufacturing an adapter for the standard .223/5.56NATO AR-15 STANAG magazines allowing for the rifle to fire a multiple range of calibers such as   (a partial list)

  • 7mm Magnum
  • .458 Winchester Magnum.
  • 20 Practical
  • 22LR
  • 5.45×39
  • .223
  • 5.56mm NATO
  • 6.5mm Grendel
  • 6.8 Remington SPC
  • 7mm TCU 
  • .300 Whisper
  • .338 Lapua
  • .40 S&W
  • 10mm
  • .45 ACP
  • .450 “Thumper”
  • .458 Socom
  • .499 LWR
  • .50 Beowulf
  • .50 BMG
  • .300 AAC BLK
  • 7.62×40 WT
  • 7.62×39
  • .358 Gremlin
  • 5.7×28 FN
  • .410 Shotgun

 

Click here for an UPDATE (September 8, 2011)

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