Costa vs. Haley

Chris Costa and Travis Haley now both have signature rifles available to the public.

In the red corner, Chris Costa and the Costa Edition 5.56:

Chris Costa (credit: unknown interwebz)

Chris Costa (credit: unknown via interwebz)

LaRue Tactical Costa Edition 5.56 Rifle courtesy La Rue Tactical

LaRue Tactical Costa-Edition 5.56 Rifle courtesy La Rue Tactical

Costa’s offering is basically a La Rue Tactical PredatAR with an OBR barrel.

Specifications:
Caliber: 5.56 x 45 mm NATO
Rifle Weight: 7.9 lbs
Rifle Length: 31.75”, collapsed
Barrel Length: 14.5” (muzzle device is pinned & welded, per law)
Muzzle Device: SureFire Muzzle Brake
Rifling Twist Rate: 1/8
Barrel Material: Stainless Steel
Barrel Life: 10,000 (approx)
Gas System: Direct Impingement with LaRue PST™ port selector
Trigger Group: Geissele SSA Trigger

Costa Edition 5.56 courtesy La Rue Tactical.

Costa Edition 5.56 courtesy La Rue Tactical.

In the blue corner, Travis Haley and The Haley Strategic Jack Carbine:

Travis Haley (credit: unknown interwbez).

Travis Haley (credit: unknown via interwbez).

BCM Haley Strategic Jack Carbine courtesy BCM Rifle Co.

BCM Haley Strategic Jack Carbine courtesy BCM Rifle Co.

BCMGUNFIGHTER™ Mod 4 Charging Handle
Geissele Super Modular Rail
Mid-Length Gas System
Diopter Front Folding Battle Sight
Rear Folding Battle Sight
Haley Strategic Thorntail Offset Light Mount built by Impact Weapons Components
Inforce WML-HSP (Momentary Only White Light Black Body)
B5 Systems SOPMOD Bravo Stock
Independently Certified Mil-Spec 11595E Barrel Steel
14.5″ Government Profile Barrel with Permamanent BCMGUNFIGHTER™ Compensator for a 16″ Civilian Legal Barrel
1/7 Twist Rate
ALG Defense ACT Trigger
6 lbs 11 oz (with light, mount and irons)

Haley Strategic Jack Carbine courtesy BCM Rifle Co.

Haley Strategic Jack Carbine courtesy BCM Rifle Co.

All joking aside, they both seem pretty high speed, low drag. And if you’re a Magpul/Costa/Haley fanboy, these are probably the only two things cooler than a Magpul AR-15 lower receiver.

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