Tuesday, October 15, 2013

NSSF Modern Sporting Rifle Consumer Report update

This survey started in 2010 and got updated recently with 22,000 owners of AR and AK platforms surveyed.

Most MSRs were...
...purchased from an independent retail store
...average cost was $1058, down $25 on average from previous year
...in .223/5.56mm for ARs, 7.62x39mm for AKs

35% of respondents had some military or law enforcement background, down from 44% in 2010

49% purchased their first in 2012 or 2013, of which 82% were ARs
Spent $211 to $381 in accessories
92% used for target shooting, 50% for hunting, 19% for competition.

There is a few more information you can read from the Shooting Wire

From: The Shooting Wire