Colt has consistently manufactured the M16/AR-15 over any other company. From the ‘60s Vietnam era M16 to the current M4, Colt has produced more AR-15/M16s than another manufacturer. It has a good working with the U.S. Government and setting the Mil-Spec standards just for this platform. Simply stated, an AR from Colt will be the standard by which all the others are measured. In fact, you’ll often see the Colt 6920 referred to as an M4’gery, because it’s as close as you can get. The left side from the magazine well is even stamped “M4 CARBINE.”
It’s beyond argument to express Colt’s LE6920 is one of the best out-of-the-box AR-15s available. Law enforcement officers and agencies in the united states carry the LE6920 because reliability and performance-the civilian market highly regards it for a similar reason. There are other top-rated ARs that compare favorably to LE6920-Daniel Defense, CMMG,Knight’s Armament, BCM while others immediately come to mind, but all come tight price compared to the 6920.
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Colt’s 6920 is available in two different models the LE6920 and SP6920. The models are the same except for the markings, which isn’t to state the marking does not matter. Traditional LE6920s hold the distinction of wearing these badge: “Restricted Military/Government Law Enforcement/Export Just use.” These markings came to exist in the 1990s during the Clinton Administration’s Violent Crime Control and Police officers Act of 1994. The what are known as assault weapons ban kept them away from our hands for Ten years until 2004 once the law hit its sunset provision along with the rifles were again available to the general public. Colt was later in a position to offer this workhorse on the public, but sadly has discontinued the LE6920, while still offer its twin brother, the SP6920.
To find an original is a possibility to not only own a great firearm, but a piece of history. Personally, I must admit: I enjoy having a weapon that is stamped which has a government-mandated message saying I can’t be trusted from it. Beyond being an amazing rifle, it offers a superior a tremendous feeling of confidence from the product and the American worker. It’s an indication to myself, as well as a message to my kids, to heed our Forefather’s words:
“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the best of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall 't be infringed.”
Although no great calamity has befallen everybody as a result of the Crime Bill’s demise, politicians will-sooner or later-make another run at restricting modern sporting rifles through the public. I would not put much faith that Obama-or anybody to be elected-or some similar politician wouldn’t again deem us unfit to own sporting rifles like Colt’s 6920s. Either way, although several LE6920s have already been sold, keeping and holding a firearm with unique markings often brings a substantial premium a decade or two in the future. Models once believed common, have purchased second homes or perhaps a kid’s college education a couple of decades later. Whether the LE6920 will be one of these guns… only time will tell. However, you can rest assured, you’ll never lose money on one.