Both benchrest and varminting demanded accurate, light recoiling, high velocity cartridges and the .222 delivered on every front. calibers) Colt Model 6500 AR-15A2 Sporter II (1984 - ) Colt Model 6420 AR-15 Carbine (1985-1987) (16” Barrel) This gun is marked Colt AR-15 A2. Buy a 222 remington online. 222 Caliber Sporter II Super RARE. In that owner's manual Colt references three offerings of the AR-15: .223 Remington, 9mm, and, lo and behold, .222 Remington. I am getting a bunch of conflicting stories and pricing. .222" markings on the left side of the magazine well, upper receiver with forward assist, checkered pistol grip and smooth buttstock with checkered buttplate. 223 rem/5.56 nato semi auto 30 rounds 16.1 barrel not specified lbs. History First introduced by Remington in 1950, the .222 Remington was designed primarily as a varmint cartridge. At the same time the sport of benchrest shooting was newly emerging. # The cartridge was originally developed from the 222 Remington using a slightly lengthened case for increased powder volume and briefly given the designation 222 Remington Special. colt m4 carbine 223rem/556 nato rifle $1,799.99. This is a Colt AR-15 A2. I have a colt AR-15 in .222 cal. The .222 Remington Magnum was a short-lived commercially produced cartridge derived from the .222 Remington.Originally developed for a US military prototype Armalite AR-15 rifle in 1958, the cartridge was not adopted by the military, but was introduced commercially in sporting rifles. To avoid confusion with the 222 Remington and the longer 222 Remington Magnum, the AR-15’s cartridge was redesignated in 1959 as the now famous 223 Remington. I bought two colt twenty round ar-15 mags the other day. In a shipping box with manual, sling and extra magazine. Sell your 222 remington for FREE today on GunsAmerica! No, I mean .222 I just inherited a colt ar 15 sporter II rifle that is chambered for .222 Gun is stamped .222 with clips that match erdoc77 , Dec 24, 2007 erdoc77 , Dec 24, 2007 222 caliber Sporter II on the left side of the receiver. They fit and function just like my other twenty rounders. Colt 222 REM AR-15 mags. The tables here are split in a variety of categories, … Just wondering if anyone has ever seen these and if they are worth more since they are marked this way. .222 Remington. 222 remington for sale and auction. Produced before 1994. Tell us what else you do know and the Firearms Appraiser will be able to better assist you. Weapons patterned on the original ArmaLite AR-15 design have been produced by numerous manufacturers and have been used by nations around the world, some of which created their own variations. The gun comes with one factory Colt 222 marked magazine and flash guard on barrel. Elevation adjustable pin and windage adjustable peep sights, with a bird-cage flash hider, bayonet lug, triangular handguard, "AR-15A2/ CAL. When I got home with them I noticed the baseplate was marked 222 REM. Can you help. These rifles Colt AR-15 manufactured in 222 Caliber were produced for Canada and are seldom seen in the USA. Expert's Assistant: The Firearms Appraiser will get you a firearm appraisal. This article describes the many variations of the Colt AR-15 and M16 rifle family of weapons produced by Colt's Manufacturing Company. Colt Model 6007 AR-15 Sporter (Early 80s) (6000 in electroless nickel finish) Colt Model 6010 AR-15 Sporter (SP1 in .222 REM for countries that ban mil. Do you need a ser.