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Discussion in 'GATE AR-15 Forum' started by chris in va, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. chris in va

    chris in va

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    Spike's Tactical is such a small outfit and they're running 2-3 months behind at this point.

    I was looking at their mid-length flat top model. Is there anything else on the market similar in quality, price and specs that I don't have to wait so long to get?
     
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    Constructor

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    Any shop that does decent work and semi custom builds are backed up months. We have over 100 builds waiting at all times so it takes us apx 3-4 weeks too. WOA was backed up 18 mths a while back. If you want something with plastic handguards and off the shelf try S&W maybe from CDNN.
     

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    Thank you.

    Budget limitations are having me look at the M&P Sport. I can't find any actual owners to comment on the rifle, wondering if it would be decent for general range and HD use.
     
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    Why not just "build" a PSA rifle if you're on a budget? You can find PSA uppers for less than $400 with BCG and charging handle included. Just add a complete lower. Or you can build the lower! Stripped Anderson Arms lowers retail for around $40. I'm sure aimsurplus.com has some in stock.
     
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    Doughnutman_923 Blessed Are The Peacemakers

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    I absolutely love my M&P sport. I was skeptical to pay only $650 for an AR.... but the quality is up there. I've owned Colts, DD's, Spike's, and many more.... but this S&W is the best value so far. I don't see anything wrong with it and it shoots great. I'm in the Military and I have never ever ever used a forward assist.... never even heard of one being used. Nor do I like messing with the dust cover. So those are non-issues for me.