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Hello from Saint Louis, Missouri

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ptmccain, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. ptmccain

    ptmccain Missouri New Member

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    I'm trying to figure out what kind of semi-auto AR type rifle to buy and my head is spinning! Help.

    Is there a "rookie's guide" to buying a first AR?

    My head is hurting from all the options and brands.
     
  2. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    Welcome. There's a ton of threads here talking about different ARs. I'll say the first things you need to do is figure out what you're budget is and what you want. Obviously, if you spend more money you can get something nicer. Then figure out if you're building one or not. You'll find a lot of people here like the Del-Ton models for their value (good quality for the price).

    Here's a couple of decent posts: I have a $1000 for an AR. Now What?

    http://www.northwestfirearms.com/fo...lunge-first-ar-15-build-couple-questions.html

    Brownell has a builder on their site as well:AR-15 Builder - Build and Customize your own AR15 | Brownells

    Read through the rifle discussions, there's a lot of banter about ARs.