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Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by midliferally, May 30, 2011.

  1. midliferally

    midliferally

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    I'm looking for my first AR. I'm 6'5" and have long arms. I also have a long neck so my eye line is pretty far above my shoulders. What options should I look for? How about a Scar?
    I will be using this gun for range work ( three gun?), def will add a scope, and maybe some varmints shooting. Thanks in advance!
     
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    FireForged Millenium #3936 Millennium Member

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    Full sized 20" AR with A1 sights
     

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    16" lightweight w/ a 12" or 13" free float hand guard w/ an Aimpoint H1 or T1 if you want NV.
     
  4. midliferally

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    Does any specific manufacturer make a stock that adjusts more than any other? Any add ons? Any type gun (scar) better? Thanks for the help!
     
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    I’m 6'5" too, don't worry about it get any AR you want and any adjustable stock works just fine. Also pick up a Aim Point or Eotech and you don’t need to worry about eye relief.
     
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    The VLTOR A5 stock system is the longest collapsible stock I'm aware of. It works really well in most rifles.

    The Magpul UBR is a good choice because it offers the stability of a fixed stock, but it does collapse.

    However, Most people I know, tall ones as well (myself included), usually shoot from either a fully collapsed stock, or the first or second notch. This is because of the stance and use of optics.

    If you can swing the SCAR, I would say go for it. Otherwise, just stick with a good AR-15 and customize it to fit you.
     
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    If you can afford the SCAR...It's one hell of a rifle.
     
  8. midliferally

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    Any of you tall dudes shot a Scar? The reason I ask, I pretty sure there are none around here for me to try. How does length of pull compare to an AR?
    Thanks to all so far. I appreciate the imput!!