The following is a release from Steyr Arms:
Due to overwhelming consumer demand when Steyr Arms launched a limited run of White AUG A3 M1 rifles in March, the company announced Thursday that it has received another batch of white furniture sets, and another limited batch of new White AUG A3 M1 rifles will begin shipping to dealers and distributors nationwide this week.
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The White AUGs proved to be immensely popular, selling out in a matter of days.
The White AUG A3 M1 will be available in a Short-Rail version and a High-Rail version, as well as an Optics version with either a 1.5X or 3X integrated scope.
The AUG A3 M1 Optics version has a more traditional AUG scope tube with exceptionally bright and clear optical elements, modernized with the addition of three Picatinny rail sections to accommodate accessories like a close-quarters holographic sight.
With 16 numbered slots, the High-Rail version was designed to accommodate the widest range of optic choices, and the 11-slot Short-Rail version was designed for use with a reflex sight or a longer-eye relief optic.
The rail and optics platforms on all three AUG A3 M1 versions are easily interchangeable via the three base screws that thread from the underside of the top of the receiver.
The AUG A3 M1 has all the classic features and benefits that established it as the pinnacle of modern rifle design, including expedited disassembly as well as simple conversion to left-hand operation, which requires replacement of the standard bolt with the optional left-eject bolt and swapping the ejection-port cover. It also features a quick-change barrel with a collapsible forward grip.
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The White AUG A3 M1 includes one translucent polymer AUG 30-round magazine, a cleaning kit that stores in the rifle’s buttstock and an owner’s manual. Also available are 10- and 42-round magazines.
Suggested retail is $2,099 for either railed version. The 1.5X and 3X optics equipped versions are available with MSRPs of $2,499 and $2,599, respectively. The rifle is also available in black, OD green and Steyr’s new MUD color.
For more information on the White AUG A3 M1 and other products from Steyr Arms, please visit SteyrArms.com.
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