Originally Posted by Cole125
$1500 budget? Get a Daniel Defense V7 and be done with it.
That or a Colt 6920. Get 5.56, much cheaper to shoot. 300 blk is pointless unless your running a can.
This is good advice.
I have both 5.56 adn 300BLK AR's. 5.56 is a good first rifle, esp if you're not reloading.
Personally, with your budget, I'd look for a Colt 6920, can't go wrong with that.
BTW, 300BLK will reach out there, Travis Haley has a great video on it FYI: