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Old 05-06-2010, 11:06 AM
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I love my Bushmaster. Good advice...... if you get one stock up on ammo. a year ago it cost me 8/box of 20, now your looking at 13-15/box. Cabelas usually has deals in large quantity. I am looking into reloading. I also have a Desert Eagle .45 and several others.
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Old 05-07-2010, 09:55 PM
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I still have the old Colt SP1 my dad got me for my 18th birthday back in 1978. Was he a great dad or what? Still shoots well after heaven knows how many rounds were put through it. I put the shorty flash hider on it, directs all the sound forward. You can shoot it without earplugs and it doesn't blow your ears off. Being a SP1, there's a coupe of other tricks you can do to it as well.

Have to say, though, it got packed away when I got a Springfield M1A. Can't beat that action, went through two major wars with no complaints, and the cartridge is so much more powerful. More accurate in general (5.56 gets blown around by the wind pretty easy), hits harder. If there's trouble on my farm, I grab the Springfield. Big, loud, rock solid, powerful, and absolutely evil looking.
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Old 05-08-2010, 09:12 PM
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smith and wesson OR
eotech !!
magpul CTR buttstock, magpul MOE forearm
front grip

absolutly favorite! (i have owned 4 different AR-15s)





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Old 06-07-2010, 06:21 AM
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Well I picked up an SR-556 (Ruger) a while back and it has been great so far! Thanks for all the advice folks!
Next will be a Springfield XDm pistol in 40 S&W.
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Old 06-18-2010, 01:58 AM
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what r u using it for. If plinking or hunting coyotes, sqeeks and any other small game. stay with the 5.56/223. if money is no option buy the colt or lmt. not sure that I would want a chromed lined barrel in hunting with it though for long range squeeks. I like the fact that the 223 is way cheaper then 308. there are a lot of options though
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Old 07-22-2010, 11:24 PM
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My vote is to put one together yourself! You'll be able to put together exactly what you want and know what's in it. And I think the original post was asking about the best AR, not best caliber. 7.62 NATO beats 5.56 NATO hands down. My next AR build will be a Spike's Zombie Slayer stripped lower with a XM-177 clone kit for that retro Air Force model look!
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Old 07-29-2010, 02:56 PM
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I just bought a S&W M&P15...Sweet gun. Also remember that prices are going up again and ammo is getting harder to find and more expensive....what happened to the 2nd amendment!! Damn our government!!
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Old 09-19-2011, 07:36 PM
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What is the cheepest?
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Old 01-07-2015, 06:29 AM
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I think the brands which you are thinking off are good and nice one. you can go with anyone of them.
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