Pic of the Day: Most Beautiful Gun at NASGW, BAR None

May 31, 2016 | 0 comments

The best looking rifle at the dance, BAR none. What was the classiest looking gun at this week’s National Association of Sporting Goods Wholesalers conference? That’s easy.

This photo, which doesn’t begin to do justice, is the new Ohio Ordnance Works Colt 1918 Self Loading Rifle. You might recognize it as a true World War I pattern Browning Automatic Rifle. During the first big kerfluffle, the US military released contracts to Colt, Winchester and Marlin-Rockwell to produce BARs in quantity. In collaboration with Colt for design specs and licensing, the Ohio Ordnance Works folks have produced a beauty. The bluing is exquisite …read more