Chicago Tribune Says Sling Loop On AR-15 Can Be Used to Attach Grenade Launcher or Turn Gun Into a Spear

January 23 2013
by Dan Cannon
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The media is almost never uses proper terminology when referring to anything firearms related, but this one takes the cake.

According to the Daily Caller, The Chicago Tribune has published the following image in their paper incorrectly highlighting a sling sloop, calling it a bayonet lug.

They go on to say that the bayonet lug (sling loop) can be used to turn the gun into a spear or attach a grenade launcher (at least they acknowledge that grenade launchers are illegal for the general public).

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