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AR, Anyone? Who likes ARs here? Let's talk AR's

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by Habu, Aug 16, 2008.

  1. Habu

    Habu USA New Member

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    Who likes ARs here? Let's talk AR........

    Old SGW here, great rifle (carbine:), runs like a top. 16 inch fluted, RRA NM 2-stage FCG makin' it real sweet, bright white light up front and red dot on top. Perfect general purpose long gun.

    What do ya got? What do you like about it?

    To me, 5.56/AR platform makes all kinds of sense. Ammo's readily available, relatively cheap, light and compact (read carryable!), same goes for mags and parts--they're everywhere and inexpensive, relatively.
     
  2. lazyeye

    lazyeye Corvallis, OR Member

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    I want one. Does that count?
     
  3. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    + .75
     
  4. wichaka

    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    Yep, great platform, will run and run and run if loaded with good ammo.........don't need to clean them that often either.


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  5. berettamod96

    berettamod96 Member

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    I've been known to build one from time to time but I work in a gunshop part time too. I use one quite frequently. Great platform that has recieved a lot of bad hype. The problems have more or less disappeared now at least in the civilian versions.
     
  6. fromotoc

    fromotoc Downtown Portland, OR Member

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    Mine is a PWA Commando Pre Ban 16" flattop. It has a Magpul M-93 Carbine stock, front and rear BUIS (YHM front, GG&G back), a match trigger, an aluminum quad rail w/ a vfg etc... I love it, although I am not an "AR is the best mbr in the world" kind of guy. I like AK's, FAL's, etc... It's a pretty sweet platform. I hav shot about 200 rounds through it (wolf only) and no FTF's, FTE's, FT-whatevers. Very accurate, it just needs occasional cleaning. I clean mine after shooting everytime, but if you clean it, it will work. Oh, and .223/5.56 HP's will stop any person. Have I shot someone? No. But I've shot 1/2" steel, and it goes straight through. I get frustrated by ammo debates. .223 or 5.56 is a man stopper. The army uses ball FMJ ammo, so it doesn't expand, and it goes right through the attacker. HP's will stay in the attacker most of the time, and they will create a much larger hole. There are at least 3 FBI reports online that speak about penetration and wound cavity as the most important factor in stopping an attacker. The .223 does this.
     
  7. robctwo

    robctwo rural North Albany Member

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    I bought the Bushmaster we couldn't own as soon as the gun ban expired. Shooting it today. Put a new scope mount on the handle. I was talked into the A2 and would probably been happier with a flat top. It's nice, but not as accurate as my Savage 10FP in 223.
     
  8. berettamod96

    berettamod96 Member

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    Flat tops have a place but most of the ones I build and or use are A2s. There is this craze going on when it comes to rails of all sorts that I simply dont understand. Everybody wants to turn a perfectly adequate rifle into a "swiss army knife". There are a few items that arent that obnoxious but the trend to fill up all the rails on your four rail free float tube is nuts!
     
  9. JumpWing

    JumpWing NK WA Member

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    I keep finding my way back to the AR-10s every time I window shop on the internet; but my armory plans wouldn't be complete without a solid 5.56 in it. I'm not a fan of going full on "mall ninja" with the gear, either. A telescoping stock, a fast medium-range optic, and possibly a light are pretty much all I'd want.

    DPMS, Bushmaster, RRA... all good choices.
     
  10. fromotoc

    fromotoc Downtown Portland, OR Member

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    Here's a pic of mine, also, its for sale/trade.....
     
  11. transformerguru

    transformerguru Lebanon, Beaver State USA Member

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    I got one also. Its a Century built one. Works flawlessly.
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  12. JumpWing

    JumpWing NK WA Member

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    Good choice! Who made the mags?
     
  13. ch139

    ch139 teh gehtoe Active Member

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    I've got a few, fun little guns and can be very addictive.
     
  14. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    That is pretty sweet, when I build one it will be like that. Irons baby!
     
  15. lazyeye

    lazyeye Corvallis, OR Member

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    Got an Ar-15 yesterday at S&M in Eugene.
    Woohoo!
    Pics to follow tonight.
     
  16. lazyeye

    lazyeye Corvallis, OR Member

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    Olympic Arms Ar-15 and Springfield 1911 GI
     
  17. friskydingo

    friskydingo Oregon, NorCal, and Panama. Yes. All three New Member

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    oh ya. i have one on a spikes tactical lower with Bravo Company upper and a eotech. i also have a vulcan compleate (for sale)

    pics soon.
     
  18. transformerguru

    transformerguru Lebanon, Beaver State USA Member

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    the mags that came with mine are Master Molder Mags
     
  19. friskydingo

    friskydingo Oregon, NorCal, and Panama. Yes. All three New Member

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  20. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    :funnypoint: Dig your lower. SPIKES?