Looking at ARs Again Which One??

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by Glock 17L, Sep 14, 2019.

  1. Scrappy

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    Very pleased with my MPR. Accurate and a great shooter. Add sights, a sling and go have fun.
     
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    M&P Sport II -

    I think I paid $550 - just before the 2016 election - so yes I over paid a little - but still a value - have seen them for $479 - $499 - maybe even $429 once --

    It eats all ammo - and I don't mind feeding cheap steel case to a low cost rifle -

    So far zero jams -

    I agree with the - buy a quality gun logic - if it will be one of your main SD guns -

    For a fun range gun - for a lower cost gun to have around to reduce the rounds through your more expensive rifles - why not - unless you are a whiny little ______________!
     
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    army_eod US Army Retired, EOD, PM, PMP

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    VIS07 Never, never, never give up.

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    I just bought the M&P 2 not long ago.
     
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    Don't be cheap.
    Get something in the mid-range like a Springfield Saint.
    A nice step up from those entry-level rigs.
    And if you're a good shopper you can find a Saint for not much more than those budget guns.
     
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    My AR build was really cheap. It is also a favorite. Always goes bang. Looks good. Pisses off liberals. All the boxes checked. :D
     
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    I concur. I've had their SRC-308 for a number of years and it's a fine weapon. Would get an AR-15 from them without hesitation.
     
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    It really comes down to how you are measuring quality and what you are measuring against. Take barrel steel for instance. S&W uses a different barrel steel on the Sport rifle than Scionics uses... 4140 vs 4150... both are acceptable for barrels, but the 4150 was the govt. specification for the M16 and M4. The government spec is for a barrel that can withstand hard use to include sustained fire, auto fire, three burst, etc. If that is the intended use for your rifle, then by all means, the 4150 is the spec for you.

    However, if your intended use is home defense, or sport at the range, a 4140 barrel that can put rounds on target and meet your needs at a lower price point could be "better" for your application. Better all depends on the criteria which it is being judged. For my use, 4150 doesn't make a bit of difference, so 4140 is acceptable... which may lead to having a little more money for other features that I want.
     
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    With Colt halting sales to civilians, how about an LE6920? Value might go up over time?

    But your Rolex appreciates in value over time, and the Casio is disposable.
     
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    If I were buying today with a collector's or investment mindset, I would get the Colt.

    Some Casio watches have appreciated over time too...
     
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    If you think your AR is going to appreciate over time, you are kidding yourself.
     
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    I didn't.