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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-06-2009, 07:31 PM Thread Starter
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American Tactical Imports T-14 .410 Shotgun Upper for the AR-15

American Tactical Imports T-14 .410 Shotgun Upper for the AR-15

Last month I attended the NASGW Show in Reno, Nevada. At that show, manufacturers set up their new products to display to wholesale distributors. I saw a lot of interesting new products on display, but some of the most interesting were displayed at the American Tactical Imports booth. AR-15 rifles are the hottest-selling rifles in the United States right now, and there are many variations available. ATI had on display an AR upper that is chambered for the .410 2.5 inch shotshell, and when I saw it, I knew that I just had to have one.

The AR system is very user-friendly, and most anyone can learn to shoot one well. The sights are easy to see, and placed high, allowing for a straight-comb stock. The recoil is straight back, with almost no muzzle jump at all. The controls on an AR are well-placed, and the system is very reliable. I recommend an AR rifle or carbine to anyone who needs a good fighting rifle, or just for predator control around the homestead. However, inside a dwelling, over penetration is often a concern using high velocity bullets. In such a setting, a shotgun is a great weapon, but most are limited on magazine capacity, especially those like a .410 shotgun, which is often a good choice for those who want light recoil, but still need a defensive shotgun. Using buckshot or large birdshot, a .410 shoots the projectiles just as hard and fast as a twelve gauge, it just doesn’t throw as many shot. A .410 on an AR is a very interesting concept to me. It would deliver low recoil, allowing fast follow-up shots on a target or multiple targets. At close range, it hits plenty hard, yet will not penetrate walls and then continue on into the house next door. After penetrating a wall, the velocity of the shot falls off quickly, yet at across-the-room distances, even a load of small birdshot is a very effective stopper...

Not sure of its use or value, but it sure would be fun to shoot one.
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I think I'd rather have a Binelli or Beretta Semiauto 12 gage with an extended feed tube, although a clip would be nice.

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I'd be interested in trying, if not owning one of those.

I'd probably want a dedicated AR for it though, assuming it was for defense.

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