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Old 05-23-2013, 18:34   #1
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AUGtastic!

Got this in last Friday. Sold my 2nd PS90 to fund it...

My optic came in today... Just waiting on my sling....

I previously had an MSAR AUG - now, I have the real deal... A Steyr AUG!!!


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Old 05-23-2013, 19:46   #2
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Nice, did it come with the MEPRO 21?
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Old 05-23-2013, 19:50   #3
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Old 05-23-2013, 20:01   #4
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Nice, did it come with the MEPRO 21?
No, I bought it new, actually. So, I had to buy the optic separately. Someone let me borrow on for a few days. I really like it. It is the NEWEST version of teh Mepro 21 - Revision "M"

Much less washout. I got the one with the triangle reticle.
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Old 05-23-2013, 20:07   #5
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Wish i had the $$$ for one!!
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Old 05-23-2013, 20:08   #6
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Is this a currently produced Steyr AUG?
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Old 05-23-2013, 20:19   #7
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Is this a currently produced Steyr AUG?
Yes, newest A3 model with the new FN made barrel.
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Old 05-23-2013, 20:27   #8
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Cool. Congrats!
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Old 05-23-2013, 20:33   #9
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Yes, newest A3 model with the new FN made barrel.
Cool. I still blast my AUG-SA now and then. The Swarovski fixed scope that came with it from back in the days still works just fine. No leakage.
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Old 05-23-2013, 21:51   #10
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Great job, Ship!
Mine came in yesterday. AUG A3 CQC from Pete Athens.
Probably will put an Aimpoint of some sort on it.
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Old 05-23-2013, 23:31   #11
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Very nice

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Old 05-23-2013, 23:52   #12
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Congrats! I think some sort of bullpup will be my next purchase...
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Old 05-23-2013, 23:59   #13
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Nice shooter. I wonder how this tried and true bullpup will stand up to the new kid on the block (in the US) Tavor.

I second needing to add one of these to the roster.


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Old 05-24-2013, 00:19   #14
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Very nice.

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Old 05-24-2013, 00:57   #15
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Old 05-24-2013, 05:28   #16
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Great job, Ship!
Mine came in yesterday. AUG A3 CQC from Pete Athens.
Probably will put an Aimpoint of some sort on it.
VERY nice. I almost went that route myself, but decide against the extra weight. That does look awesome, though.


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I second needing to add one of these to the roster.
I actually had plans to buy a Tavor. I shot one about 2.5 weeks ago. Found out I didn't like it as much as I though, so I went with this instead
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Old 05-24-2013, 09:04   #17
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I'm old so I'm sure things have changed. But I recall someone back in 90s? having an issue with the AUG mags being softened by certain types of cleaners. Is this still the case?

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Old 05-24-2013, 09:07   #18
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Got this in last Friday. Sold my 2nd PS90 to fund it...

My optic came in today... Just waiting on my sling....

I previously had an MSAR AUG - now, I have the real deal... A Steyr AUG!!!


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Nice. How does it compare to the MSAR Aug? Fit, finish, accuracy, etc....

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Old 05-24-2013, 10:06   #19
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I'm old so I'm sure things have changed. But I recall someone back in 90s? having an issue with the AUG mags being softened by certain types of cleaners. Is this still the case?

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I have never heard that. However, I do not use harsh solvenst or gun scrubber anymore - especially on polymer weapons. I use Breakfree CLP for everything.

Steyr AUG mags are also known to be built like a tank. Not too worried about this issue.

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Nice. How does it compare to the MSAR Aug? Fit, finish, accuracy, etc....

Well, I have yet to shoot it. But, I do have a few observations.

Finish wise, the stcok on the MSAR I previously had was a little better cosmetically. However, it is nice that I am not busting my knuckles everytime I disassemble the weapon.

The MSAR parts were WAY too tight. I was hurting my hand everytime I took it apart and put it together. The Steyr is much easier to take apart.

I also prefer the way Steyr handles the way the bolt and moving parts group (for lack of a better name - I can't remember what it is called) over the MSAR.

I did like the longer side rail that the MSAR had - kinda miss it. Just a half rail on the Steyr.

The MSAR didn't like 42 round mags. From all I have read, the Steyr's reliability is pretty bulletproof. Looking forward to that
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