One of the prominent displays at the 2013 SHOT Show was ProMag’s Archangel 10/22 conversion kits.
As I handled them, adjusted the stock for my arm length, worked the action, and pulled the gun up to check site acquisition, I could not believe how the kit made a Ruger 10/22 feel like a fighting machine.
I focused on the Nomad–which looks like an H&K military rifle. Gone is any semblance of a 10/22. In its place is a dense, black, rifle with a flash hider, a carry handle, a folding stock, and a 25-round magazine.
Archangel’s Mike Ballard was standing beside me, explaining one detail then another when I asked: “How much does it cost?”
Ballard said: “About $120 or so, rifle not included.”
I ordered one of the 10/22 kits so I can do an extended, hands-on test of the converted rifle.
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