GATE AR-15 Forum Expert Bio: Harrison Beene
GT User Name: Constructor
Harrison Beene has been heavily involved in the firearms and shooting sports industry for most of his life.
- Avid hunter in both firearms and archery since the mid 70s
- Reloading and gunsmithing since the late 70s
- Created his first wildcat cartridge in 1983 and has designed many others since, specializing in wildcat cartridges for the AR platform
- Built custom match barreled AR15s since owning Southeastern Outdoors in 1993
- Dedicated his time and experience to the 6.8 x 43 since early 2005
- Currently owns and operates both AR Performance, a custom AR shop and Innovative Tactical Systems (the manufacturing entity holding the FFL) specializing in designing and manufacturing upgraded and new AR parts and weapon systems.
I said, "Is it good, friend?"
"It is bitter - bitter," he answered;
"But I like it
Because it is bitter,
And because it is my heart."... - Stephen Crane