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Old January 6th, 2017, 01:44 PM   #46
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Been listening about the diamond, and here are some of the variations we have come up with. Pay special attention to the dash location and the upper and lower case m's after the 7.62. Let us know what you guys think

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Old January 6th, 2017, 01:52 PM   #47
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The Diamond looks fine, The "M" in MM needs to be in capital letters just like the original markings.

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PS I like the first one best but with MM not mm.

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Old January 6th, 2017, 02:23 PM   #48
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I don't like the words Rifle and Rifles on the heel together.
Is it possible to change "Bowen Armory Rifles" to "Bowen Arms"? I think that reads better and sounds better. Bowen Armory Rifles doesn't roll off the tongue like Bowen Arms does. Just my opinion.

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Old January 6th, 2017, 03:00 PM   #49
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I like the B.A.R. in the diamond best, remember capital MMs. U.S RIFLE 7.62 MM

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Old January 6th, 2017, 03:10 PM   #50
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I like the B.A.R. in the diamond best, remember capital MMs. U.S RIFLE 7.62 MM

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At first I did, too. Then I got to thinking.....the diamond reminds me more of the defunct 7.62mm Firearms company. I would want to set myself pretty far from them....even looking like them logo-wise.

I'm kinda nit picking here, but I also don't like the name BAR at all. We already have a BAR.....and the M14 was supposed to replace it. Why put BAR and M14 on the same heel? Additionally, we already have Rock-Ola......what's up with the throwback names to WW2 rifles on these things lately?

That all said......definitely "MM" over "mm" even though I believe "mm" is the correct way to abbreviate millimeters.

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Old January 6th, 2017, 03:50 PM   #51
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Keep the first heel design the same layout and with capital MMs and just lose the diamond around "BAR". I prefer BAR over the acronym meaning.

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Old January 6th, 2017, 03:56 PM   #52
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#3 but drop the Rifles.

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Old January 6th, 2017, 04:12 PM   #53
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I can't say I understand why they chose 'BAR' to begin with. It's almost like they are trying to ride the coattails of someone else's accomplishments.

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Old January 6th, 2017, 04:15 PM   #54
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I can't say I understand why they chose 'BAR' to begin with. It's almost like they are trying to ride the coattails of someone else's accomplishments.

Do your own thing?
He has always loved Browning and his designs. Rip feels he is paying homage to Browning, that is why it has the periods to make enough of a difference.

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Old January 6th, 2017, 04:17 PM   #55
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I don't like the words Rifle and Rifles on the heel together.
Is it possible to change "Bowen Armory Rifles" to "Bowen Arms"? I think that reads better and sounds better. Bowen Armory Rifles doesn't roll off the tongue like Bowen Arms does. Just my opinion.
Unfortunately we have the choice between B.A.R. or Bowen Armory Rifles, because that is how it is listed on the federal paperwork

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Old January 6th, 2017, 04:22 PM   #56
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At first I did, too. Then I got to thinking.....the diamond reminds me more of the defunct 7.62mm Firearms company. I would want to set myself pretty far from them....even looking like them logo-wise.

I'm kinda nit picking here, but I also don't like the name BAR at all. We already have a BAR.....and the M14 was supposed to replace it. Why put BAR and M14 on the same heel? Additionally, we already have Rock-Ola......what's up with the throwback names to WW2 rifles on these things lately?

That all said......definitely "MM" over "mm" even though I believe "mm" is the correct way to abbreviate millimeters.
The diamond is to pay homage to TRW the original, the B.A.R. stands for Bowen Armory Rifles and again pays tribute to Browning. But we have to remember that if you don't like it Rip wants to make whatever heel you want. If you want it to say Bob's Gun you can lol

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Old January 6th, 2017, 04:36 PM   #57
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Here is the B.A.R. without a diamond



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Old January 6th, 2017, 05:01 PM   #58
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I like the BAR with the diamond, and MM after 7.62

BAR alone is going to look really small on the heal. My 2 cents

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The diamond is to pay homage to TRW the original, the B.A.R. stands for Bowen Armory Rifles and again pays tribute to Browning. But we have to remember that if you don't like it Rip wants to make whatever heel you want. If you want it to say Bob's Gun you can lol

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Oh, very nice.
Can you relocate the BAR to the op rod guide rail then?

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Old January 6th, 2017, 05:23 PM   #60
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Oh, very nice.
Can you relocate the BAR to the op rod guide rail then?
I believe it will probably say Bowen Armory Rifles on the op rod guide rail. That way the heel can be whatever the customer wants. But I will check to be sure

Checked and the city and state where the receiver is manufactured goes on the op rod guide rail

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