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Rock River Arms vs Stag Arms Left handed AR's

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Hamtaro1085, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. Hamtaro1085

    Hamtaro1085 Seattle, WA New Member

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    Has anyone here had a chance to compare the 2 yet? i recently heard that RRA has released a full left handed model too? If you lefties had to choose? which brand would you guys rather go with?
     
  2. 2Wheels4Ever

    2Wheels4Ever Portland Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

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    For the right hand models I would go with RRA, I am not sure if that would carry over to the left hand models or not. RRA has better staking, feed ramps, and overall fit and finish from what I have seen. Plus the RRA two stage trigger is way better than what Stag uses.
     
  3. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    The top guy at Stag is actually a lefty
    The 2 stag arms I have had have been very accurate
    Been 7-8 years since I had a RRA and didn't shoot it much.
    That's all I got
     
  4. xlsbob

    xlsbob coos county Platinum Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    I'm really happy with my left handed Stag but if someone wanted to give me a Rock River I'd be ok with that too. Its great to have even one maker of left handed AR type rifles let alone having to make a choice between several.
     
  5. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    RRA will only sell complete lefty AR's while Stag will sell just the uppers. Hope my son likes the Stag lefty upper I got for him for Christmas. It will go on the Spike's Punisher lower I also got him for Christmas.
     
  6. good2eat

    good2eat Great NW Member

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    I recently made this decision myself. Decided to go with the Rock River, liked the feel of it better. Both are quality so I dont think you can go wrong with either.
     
  7. Hamtaro1085

    Hamtaro1085 Seattle, WA New Member

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    Hmm does anyone know the difference between the 2? Would it be worth it to invest in the "plus package" that stag offers. I think it's like milspec spec With 1:7 twist barrel. And all that other extra goodies that a upper end ar would come with. I think.
     
  8. eldbillbo

    eldbillbo clackamas New world samurai and a redneck none the less Bronze Supporter

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    brand name pretty much. Stag offers them with a 1/7 4150 mil spec barrel as well so its not that ,

    RRA ejection port cover flips down like a right handed model does where stag flips up so the bolt release is also designed for lefty where as the Stag uses a right handed lower thus the RRA would be a true lefty because its not just a left handed upper its a left handed upper and lower.

    But other than that is down to product loyalty and i am loyal to Stag as i have been nothing but pleased with them both in service and quality . they are also going to release a left handed .308 ar rifle as well. Hopefully soon.
     
  9. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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  10. Hamtaro1085

    Hamtaro1085 Seattle, WA New Member

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    Man this sucks... Stag has announced that they are two years behind production because of the damn potential ban.. I shoulda bought one last years