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Bushmaster Carbon 15 pistol 97S ?

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by Scattergun1187, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. Scattergun1187

    Scattergun1187 Vote Republican

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    Whats your take on this pistol? Never shoot one, but have handled one.
    Are they junk or are they any good?
    Thanks
     
  2. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr CLM

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    I've shot one a friend had. Seemed ok, was very light weight.
    I would not but one for myself, I'll stick with standard receivers
     

  3. MrMurphy

    MrMurphy ********* Moderator Lifetime Member Millennium Member

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    Save your money.
     
  4. DeltaNu1142

    DeltaNu1142 Glock talker

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    I've played with one that my brother owns. He told me never to buy one for reasons I'm not interested in divulging--suffice to say when he tells me something about a BM product, I believe him.
     
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  5. Matthew Courtney

    Matthew Courtney Instructor #298

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    They will shoot all day long and they are more accurate than mst pistols. Recoil and especially blast are considerable.
     
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    And then fragment into many pieces.
     
  7. Matthew Courtney

    Matthew Courtney Instructor #298

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    Never had a problrm with the gun, but it has torn up a couple of optics pretty quickly. How many rounds before yours had problems? Specifically, what should I be looking out for? Mine has seen some hard use and I would hate to have it blow up in a students hand.
     
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    I have not owned one myself. Ill learn from others on this one. Once is to often in this instance.
     
  9. just a shooter

    just a shooter

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    why they may or may not last why take the chance if there is a question.

    there are some threads out there where the builder made their AR at around 5.5 pounds with proven parts.

    I think the Carbon 15's are neat, but only if you have money to spare and don't mind wasting it if it is a bust.