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Professional Ordnance Carbon 15 Model 97SF 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem.

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If the normal butt stock and conventional takedown are what you want, this is the version of the Carbon 15 to get, the Model 97SF. It weighed a pound more than the other version, and most of us didn't take to it as well as to the lighter one. However, it was an excellent rifle in its own right.

Professional Ordnance Carbon 15 Model 97SF 5.56 NATO/.223 Rem.

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The 97SF also had an ambidextrous safety with clearly marked position letters.
Here we can see the absence of the buttstock takedown lever. Not much else is visibly different from the lighter version, though the bolt is longer.
The effective, quick-detachable brake was affixed to the muzzle by a spring-loaded sleeve that drove three balls into detents milled into the end of the muzzle. This was a very secure and clever setup.

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