Gun Report

Vector Arms V-53 .223 Rem.

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A viable alternative to the AR-15, the Vector V-53 was a pleasant, accurate, and reliable rifle. The permanently attached flash hider is false. This rifle showed significant preferences for ammo types.

Vector Arms V-53 .223 Rem.

Gun Details

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Home Defense
Law Enforcement
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Length of Pull
Action Type
Action Finish
Barrel Finish
Trigger Pull Weight

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The rifle came with 30- and 40-round magazines. Shown is the 30. Note the one-piece trigger housing and pistol grip. This rifle needed a trigger job.
We liked the lever release for the magazine. The mag also had a button release on the right side. There was no central attach point for a tactical sling.

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