Vernonia, OR – TNW Firearms, a market leading designer and manufacturer of modern and historical firearms, now offers the innovative Aero Survival Rifle chambered for the popular 22 Long Rifle. Also now available is a conversion kit for existing and future ASR owners to convert any ASR to shoot 22LR. Regarded as one of the better survival cartridges because of its capability and firepower-to-weight ratio, the 22LR was a natural choice for the Aero Survival Rifle. Like all ASRs, the 22LR ASR is a takedown firearm for the ultimate in portability, making it the perfect emergency survival carbine for outdoor enthusiasts, ranchers, pilots or anyone who needs a portable, rugged and reliable semi-automatic rimfire rifle.
Similar in appearance and manual-of-arms as an AR pattern rifle, the ASR is an original design. Portable, lightweight, easy to carry and rapid firing, this take-down carbine uses Remington 597 magazines. Blowback operated for simplicity and reliability, the Aero Survival Rifle has both an upper and lower receiver machined from 6061-T6 aluminum. The ASR is available finished in hard coat anodized black, dark earth, OD green and two variegated finishes, Tiger Pink and Tiger Green. The safety is a familiar cross-bolt push button safety easily manipulated by the trigger finger. One 10rd magazine is included. Like all Aero Survival Rifles, the new 22LR ASR also can be used with the new handguard adapter allowing it to use any free float style AR-15 handguard like the 45ACP model pictured below.
The 22LR ASR joins the family of take-down, pistol-caliber Aero Survival Rifles available is in 9mm Luger, .357Sig, .40S&W, 45ACP and even the powerful 10mm, all using Glock pattern magazines. The removable barrel and easily convertible caliber changes allow the shooter to switch between similar cartridges with nothing more than the change of a barrel and bolt assembly. The ASR 22LR conversion kit comes with the kit comes with a drop in bolt assembly, one 10rd magazine, a barrel, and complete trigger housing.
This new 22LR Aero Survival Rifle gives shooters a portable, takedown rimfire carbine perfect for casual shooting, hunting or emergency situations. Available in April of 2017, the 22LR Aero Survival Rifle has an MSRP of $799.00 and the 22LR conversion kit has an MSRP of $369.95
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