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Daniel Defense over M&PT?

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by gjk5, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. gjk5

    gjk5 Pinche Gringo

    have an opportunity to get the DD M4 V7 instead of the S&W M&PT for another $160.

    Have no experience with DD, know they are an "upper tier" manuf.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. datnvan

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    i have 2 DD's. for $160 more its a no brainer.
     


  3. gjk5

    gjk5 Pinche Gringo

    $999.95 for the M&PT and $1161 for the DD V7. Seems like a no brainer.....
     
  4. JBP55

    JBP55

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    Daniel Defense is highly recommended by many.
     
  5. gjk5

    gjk5 Pinche Gringo

    Care to elaborate?
     
  6. GAFinch

    GAFinch

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  7. B_RAD

    B_RAD

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    No question. DD! DD is better made, has better parts, better QC.
     
    Last edited: Dec 28, 2012
  8. MarcDW

    MarcDW MDW Guns Millennium Member

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  9. gjk5

    gjk5 Pinche Gringo

    I told my boss he could have whichever I did not take, otherwise I would GB it.
     
  10. gjk5

    gjk5 Pinche Gringo

    went and paid for it this AM, very nice rifle. no sights, so I guess I will put some Magpuls on it.....

    the forend is a little strange with the slick sides and 3 little moveable piccatinnys.....

    now to decide on a red dot
     
  11. Warp

    Warp ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Absolutely get the DD
     
  12. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Get the DD, but I have owned the M&P and they make a damn good AR. You won't go wrong with either one, but DD makes a better gun IMO. But not by much.
     
  13. gjk5

    gjk5 Pinche Gringo

    got the DD (and a Saiga 12....)

    the "modular free float" handguard is different, but cool. The DD is a VERY well put together AR.

    Bought a bunch of mags and tactical crap for the Saiga too......
     
  14. WoodenPlank

    WoodenPlank Who?

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    Best deal going on a quality red dot is the Aimpoint PRO. Catch them on sale, and they can be had for as low as ~$370.