The AR-10 was created by ArmaLite designer Eugene Stoner in 1956 as a potential replacement for the Army’s outdated M1 Garand. Over the years, the AR-10 itself would enjoy only modest commercial success but go on to spawn generations of lighter variants collectively known as AR-15s.
Despite being eclipsed sales-wise by its lighter offspring, the AR-10 endured. Its long range capability, outstanding accuracy and ability to drop virtually any type of game found in North America kept it on the radar of gun enthusiasts.
Although ArmaLite continues to hold a trademark on the ‘AR-10’ designation, the patent on the platform long ago expired and today, dozens of firearms manufacturers around the world produce variants of differing quality. Below are the 10 best AR-10s for 2022. (more…)