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New M&P 15 Sport vs. Used Bushmaster XM15 E2S

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by hcsaturnguy, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. hcsaturnguy

    hcsaturnguy

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    Just like the title says. I am new to AR's and this will be my first one. What are people's thoughts on used? I know that custom built rifles greatly depend on the assembler, but what about off the rack rifles that are used?

    I don't "need" this gun, as in it will not fill a particular need, as I have handguns for self defense, a shotgun for home defense, and hunting rifles, but I think that it would be fun to have.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. mjkeat

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    ARs can be a lot of fun. It's good that you have your purpose for wanting one nailed down. The Sport is a good one for the price. I am not a fan of BM for various reasons.
     


  3. Matthew Courtney

    Matthew Courtney Instructor #298

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    BM has made some good rifles over the years. They have also gone through periods where QC has suffered. A new sport would be my choice.
     
  4. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    I like used guns because generally speaking they aren't "used" that much. Of course caveat emptor as always.
     
  5. GoBigOrange

    GoBigOrange

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    x2

    I love mine.
     
  6. JDennis

    JDennis

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    I have a M&P 15 MOE 5r 1/8 it is my favorite of my AR's
     
  7. WoodenPlank

    WoodenPlank Who?

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  8. JaPes

    JaPes Rimfire 1010101

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    One more very biased vote for the 15-Sport.
     
  9. phil evans

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    S&W sport since jan, ~1500 down range, never a problem, with reloads or factory, .668moa 5 shots at 100 yards, melonite barrel for superior corrosion resistance, great limited life time warranty.
     
  10. plouffedaddy

    plouffedaddy

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    Agreed. Sport for the same reasons as above.
     
  11. Happy Hunting

    Happy Hunting

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    Buddy of mine has the sport. He loves it. He has shot about 1000 rounds through it with minimal cleaning without a problem with the cheapest ammo we can get our grubby hands on. I vote for the sport and can vouch that it is a fun shooter. $660 OTD is a winner all day in my book.