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Colt or nothing!!!1!!!1!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by bluejackets92fs, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. bluejackets92fs

    bluejackets92fs I have bad aim

    Oct 23, 2010
    SW Ohio
    I never understood this attitude in the Black Rifle community. I agree Colt rifles are very proven but I can not stand the attitude of Colt guys any more. For the record I own 2 Colts and some built rifles.

  2. Cruiser1

    Cruiser1 Still Alive

    Jul 15, 2010
    Biloxi, Mississippi
    My AR is such and Mut and Jeff of parts that I can not comment on anyone elses choices and it goes bang every time I pull the trigger. Each to his own as far as I am concerned.
  3. humanguerrilla


    Jul 25, 2006
    the woods
    It used to be an easier attitude to defend. There are more and more quality milspec and better than spec options now.

    I check out a few local pawn shops every so often to see if there is anything interesting. Some folks that know guns and some that don't know will pay ridiculous prices for a colt ar15.
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2011
  4. GSSF17

    GSSF17 ...2 of 'em

    Jan 25, 2009
    Central FL
    Like the idiot that gave me $1350 for my 6920 with a bushnell red dot?

    Yep. :thumbsup:
  5. Gunnut 45/454

    Gunnut 45/454

    Jun 20, 2002
    Yep and you pay dearly for that -supposed extra milspec! With the prices coming down on Colts they are away better buy then ever. Why would someone pay $400-500 more for something that might not be any better! Just because it has the cool name?:faint:
  6. bluejackets92fs

    bluejackets92fs I have bad aim

    Oct 23, 2010
    SW Ohio
    I understand from a collectors standpoint. Especially with the LE plant closing it's doors. The LE guns will be worth a pretty penny in a few years even in fired condition kind of like the Pythons. I just still don't understand why people swear by them from a "gold standard" mindset. Plenty of manufacturers are on par with them now days. Lets see, 1200 for an LE Colt or 950 for BCM or Spikes Tactical? I'd be comfortable with either in all honesty. I am however buying a 6920 tomorrow. Because I can.
  7. mvician

    mvician Lifetime Member

    Jun 8, 2007
    NW Indiana

    The LE plant ? :rofl:

    The LE roll mark was discontinued, that is all. Colt didn't shut down a "plant".

  8. Top_Shot_31


    Apr 8, 2011
    Idawahio, USA.
    Or, $945 for a Colt.
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2011
  9. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

    Nov 24, 2005
    Holy crap,.......the ***** is gettin deep!:whistling:
    Get a flippin clue before you embarrass yourself any more! :rofl:
  10. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

    May 24, 2000
  11. MikeinCincy


    Jan 6, 2008
    I purchased an LE6940 about a year or so ago. I could have spent "$400-$500" less and perhaps gotten a solid gun. But, the additional few hundred bucks spread out over the life of the gun comes to pennies. I tend to pay up for quality.
  12. Randolph da man

    Randolph da man

    Nov 12, 2006

  13. Cole125

    Cole125 Silver Member

    Apr 5, 2008
    Far West, USA
    Colts are good, always have been. Fact is MANY guys pay the extra money for them just for the Colt name.

    There are many options these days that are just as good for less money, anyone who knows anything about ARs knows this.
  14. samuse


    Jul 30, 2008
    South TX

    Silly as it may sound... It's just hard for some peope to take you seriously when your lower has a snake or a pirate or a spider or whatever on it. It looks like a cobbled together clunker out of the bargain bin at Harbor Freight.

    Believe it or not, there are a lot of organizations and shooters out there who don't sit around on the internet waiting for Rob_S to update his spreadsheet. :rofl:
  15. bluejackets92fs

    bluejackets92fs I have bad aim

    Oct 23, 2010
    SW Ohio
    Wait so you mean that the Sporter models are built to the same specs as the LE ones? That's like saying Military Hummers are built to the same specs as my H2 is. It is a completely separate facility. Maybe not shutting down but for the civilian market it is. So yes, the LE "plant" is no more for civilians.
  16. M&P Shooter

    M&P Shooter Metal Member

    Jul 19, 2009
    Phila, PA
    OMG Colt sucks, made by DPMS and trigger springs are made from Barbie doll hair pins recycled. Colt is made by small Vietnamese children in a small hut in the jungle and they get paid $2.00 a day and beat 4X a day. Now remember you read this on the internet so it's all true and I know what the hell I'm talking about because I post on a gun forum and my avatar is cool!
  17. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

    Oct 23, 2000
    California & New Mexico, US
    People can say what they will, but a Colt will always be worth more than something else.

    Does that mean they'd chuck lead downrange better than other makes? Nope.

    But when it's all said and done, Colt products are more desirable.

    How many other arms manufacturers have made just as good or better guns than Colts throughout the decades (dare I say centuries?)? How many of them still around? And whether or not their marques are desirable?

    There's a reason why Colt and Smith&Wesson are household names throughout the world, and it ain't all hypes.
  18. mixflip


    Mar 4, 2009
  19. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

    Nov 24, 2005