Or: "I read................"A crazy number of AR-15 rifles have passed through my hands and I've had a good number of DPMS rifles, parts and components of every kind. Not one bad word about them has ever come out of my mouth.
There are some versions that omit the forward assist and even the dust cover. I tired of them very quickly and rebuilt them in the more familiar form, pronto. They may have been just fine. I just didn't like them.
Buy DPMS products with confidence and beware of advice that begins: "I heard............."