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ROBAR POLYMAR-15TI

MANUFACTURER: ROBAR COMPANIES, INC. (DEPT. AR), 21438 N. 7TH AVE., SUITE B, PHOENIX, AZ 85027; (623) 581-2648; ROBARGUNS.COM
31" TO 34.25"
0.5"

0.5"

16"

PolymAR-15TI
Robar Companies, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ

10.25" TO 13.5"

CHAMBERING: 5.56X45 MM NATO
ACTION TYPE: DIRECT-GAS-IMPINGEMENT,
SEMI-AUTOMATIC CENTER-FIRE RIFLE
RECEIVER: KAISER SHOOTING PRODUCTS,
ALUMINUM-REINFORCED POLYMER
BARREL: FAXON GUNNER, MELONITE FINISH
RIFLING: 1:8" RH TWIST

STOCK: BCM MODEL 0; SIX-POSITION
ADJUSTABLE

MAGAZINE: 30-ROUND DETACHABLE BOX
SIGHTS: MAGPUL MBUS; FRONT AND REAR
TRIGGER: SIONICS; 5-LB. PULL

WEIGHT: 4 LBS., 12 OZS.
ACCESSORIES: OWNER'S MANUAL, HARD CASE,
SLING, EXTRA MAGAZINE
MSRP: $2,295

SHOOTING RESULTS (100 YDS.)

.223 REM.
CARTRIDGE

VEL. @ 10'
(F.P.S.)

ENERGY
(FT.-LBS.)

BLACK HILLS
77-GR. MATCHKING HP

2708 AVG.
30 SD

1,254

0.83

1.15

1.03

FEDERAL GOLD MEDAL
69-GR. BTHP

2802 AVG.
29 SD

1,203

0.97

1.28

1.15

HORNADY MATCH
75-GR. BTHP

2680 AVG.
32 SD

1,228

0.90

1.33

1.19

AVERAGE EXTREME SPREAD

Polymer upper and lower receivers and
titanium components allowed Robar to
achieve a total weight of less than 5 lbs.
A set of polymer Magpul MBUS sights ships
with the rifle (below).

with this gun.
Robar's PolymAR-15Ti shot very
well, with a number of the five-shot
groups meeting the promised subm.o.a. accuracy guarantee, and the
groups were nice and round without
exhibiting vertical or horizontal
stringing. We made no attempt to let
the barrel cool between groups and
found there was no shift in point of
impact as the barrel warmed. Robar
includes Magpul MBUS folding iron

GROUP SIZE (INCHES)
LARGEST
AVERAGE
SMALLEST

1.12

NOTES: MEASURED AVERAGE VELOCITY FOR 10 SHOTS OVER A PACT PROFESSIONAL XP
CHRONOGRAPH AT 10 FT. ACCURACY FOR FIVE CONSECUTIVE, FIVE-SHOT GROUPS AT 100 YDS.
FROM A CALDWELL RIFLE REST. TEMPERATURE: 90ยบ F. HUMIDITY: 8%. ABBREVIATIONS:
BTHP (BOATTAIL HOLLOW POINT), HP (HOLLOW POINT), SD (STANDARD DEVIATION).

sights on the carbine, and the flat-top
receiver design and rail-topped handguard lend themselves to any number
of different optical options. Despite
the gun's extreme light weight, we
found it to be very controllable during
rapid-fire exercises.
We fired more than 200 rounds
during our evaluation and had no
stoppages of any type. One of the
benefits of the gun's polymer and
titanium construction is that it can
run just fine with minimal lubrication. In desert climes, where oil acts

as a magnet to sand and dirt, this
is extremely advantageous. Another
benefit is that it is corrosion-resistant
and perfect for salt water environments and areas with high humidity.
But we think what most shooters will
find most attractive is the gun's light
weight. In our opinion, nothing in
the way of function or durability is
sacrificed to achieve these weight savings, and the PolymAR-15Ti possesses
the accuracy and reliability needed for
just about any chore appropriate for
an AR-15-type rifle.

The American Rifleman has used the phrase "Dope Bag" since at least 1921, when Col. Townsend
Whelen first titled his column with it. Even then, it had been in use for years, referring to a sack used
by target shooters to hold ammunition and accessories on the firing line. "Sight dope" also was a
traditional marksman's term for sight-adjustment information, while judging wind speed and direction
was called "doping the wind."
WARNING: Technical data and information contained herein are intended to provide information based
on the limited experience of individuals under specific conditions and circumstances. They do not detail
the comprehensive training procedures, techniques and safety precautions absolutely necessary to
properly carry on similar activity. Read the notice and disclaimer on the contents page. Always consult
comprehensive reference manuals and bulletins for details of proper training requirements, procedures,
techniques and safety precautions before attempting any similar activity.
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