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Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Shipwreck-The-Sequel, May 23, 2013.


  1. Shipwreck-The-Sequel

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    Beretta 92 Nut!

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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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  2. raven11

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    Nice, did it come with the MEPRO 21?
     

  3. fx77

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    My favorite AW...
     
  4. Shipwreck-The-Sequel

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    Beretta 92 Nut!

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    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.
     
  5. pat701

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    Wish i had the $$$ for one!!:supergrin:
     
  6. fnfalman

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    Chicks Dig It

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    Is this a currently produced Steyr AUG?
     
  7. Shipwreck-The-Sequel

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    Beretta 92 Nut!

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    Yes, newest A3 model with the new FN made barrel.
     
  8. GAFinch

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    Cool. Congrats!
     
  9. fnfalman

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    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.
     
  10. 12131

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    Great job, Ship!:cool:
    Mine came in yesterday. AUG A3 CQC from Pete Athens.:wavey:
    Probably will put an Aimpoint of some sort on it.
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  11. bac1023

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    Very nice

    Congrats!
     
  12. skeeter7

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    Congrats! :thumbsup: I think some sort of bullpup will be my next purchase...
     
  13. Happy Hunting

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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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  14. steve1911

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    Very nice.

    Congrats!


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  15. JayAK

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    So sexy!:wow:
     
  16. Shipwreck-The-Sequel

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    Beretta 92 Nut!

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    VERY nice. I almost went that route myself, but decide against the extra weight. That does look awesome, though.


    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
     
  17. TacticalTshirtsREP

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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?

    TTR
     
  18. Glockdude1

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

    :cool:
     
  19. Shipwreck-The-Sequel

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    Beretta 92 Nut!

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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.

    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
     
  20. Pier23

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    <drool>

    One of my few bucket list lust objects.