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Just Right Carbine Forum

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Smitty79, Jun 22, 2013.

  1. Smitty79

    Smitty79 Tigard Member

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    I am going to pick up my JR Carbine this morning. Everything I have read about these says they are a fun gun to shoot. Does anyone else have one? Does anyone know of a forum for JR Carbine owners to share information? My Google Fu skills have failed me on this.
     
  2. TommyD

    TommyD Oregon New Member

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    I am looking at getting one in .40. I have read someplace you can swap the upper and mags of course to a different caliber. Is this accurate? What kind of prices should I be looking for?
     
  3. Smitty79

    Smitty79 Tigard Member

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    I think the change kit costs about $250. You can go to their web site to be sure. I paid $675 for mine last summer. Prices should be more like $600 or less now.
     
  4. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Well, did you pick it up? How is it?
     
  5. Bigfoot

    Bigfoot Clack Co. OR Well-Known Member

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    Is the recoil spring in the receiver or in the buffer tube?
     
  6. Dunke

    Dunke Rogue Valley Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I'm curious how you like this also. Looking for a 9mm carbine and this is one of the possibles.
     
  7. Smitty79

    Smitty79 Tigard Member

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    If I had it to do over again, I would probably spend the extra cash and get a 9mm AR. The JRC is fine. But I would prefer to have a rifle that locks back on empty and has the same controls as my ARs.
     
  8. tacticalgunner

    tacticalgunner Wilsonville The Man, The Myth, The Legend Bronze Supporter

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    In the buffer tube.

    Smitty, that's one of 2 things I don't like about it, last load lock, or lack there of, and blowback on the next round. It's a good accurate rifle, just hard to take down to clean
     
  9. tacticalgunner

    tacticalgunner Wilsonville The Man, The Myth, The Legend Bronze Supporter

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    The berretta cx4 storm is an awesome pistol cal rifle btw
     
  10. CHLChris

    CHLChris Portland Metro East Love me some guns! Bronze Supporter

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    I know this is an old thread...

    The benefits over a 9mm AR-15, though, are 1) Glock mags and 2) price. You can completely outfit a JRC for home defense (sling, sights, light) for under $1000 and you would be really hard-pressed to get anywhere near that in the AR platform. Closer to $1400-1500 is more realistic.

    Any more thoughts on this carbine?
     
  11. usagi

    usagi Redmond Well-Known Member

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    mech tech ccu FTW.
     
  12. CHLChris

    CHLChris Portland Metro East Love me some guns! Bronze Supporter

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    That's not a complete rifle. You have to disassemble one of your Glocks in order to complete the rifle. You could buy a dedicated frame, but that takes the total to about the same price.

    But I agree the price of a completed MechTech is comparable to a completed JRC.
     
  13. clearconscience

    clearconscience Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    I still like the TNW aero survival rifle.
    I've heard the accuracy isn't the greatest but I'm not trying to shoot a 9mm 200 yds and would think that all the carbines would be similar.
    I like the ease of take don't and the use of AR equipment.
     
  14. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    There are several AR's on the market that take Glock mags so that is not a factor. I am not sure going price, but I think I gave $750 for mine in stock configuration. It appears the MSRP on the OA GL-9 is $1100 which is about what it was when I got mine. Looks like the JRC is not that far off in selling price. Obviously looks are opinions but the JRC is kinda ugly.

    I have had this gun for probably 8 years,

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