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Which AR15 to buy?

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by Shadyscott69, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. Shadyscott69

    Shadyscott69

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    If you had $1500-$2000 to spend on an AR, what would you be looking for?
     
  2. RMTactical

    RMTactical Battle Born CLM

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    what purpose will this AR15 serve?
     

  3. GotFour

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    If I had $2000 to spend on AR's I would build 3 myself......a simple k.i.s.s 5.56 house carbine, a 6.8 SPC Hunter and a 20" 5.56 varmiter. Buying one just makes you want to have more..... :supergrin:
     
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    For $2k, I would buy complete lower then choose whatever mutiple uppers suited my needs.
     
  5. Shadyscott69

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    General purposes. Perhaps 3 gun.
     
  6. WoodenPlank

    WoodenPlank Who?

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    Need more details, as that still leaves a lot of options open. I'd suggest reposting this in the Black Rifle forum, as you will get more replies from people that know ARs than you will in GFF.
     
  7. MrVvrroomm

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    If I was spending your money, Daniel Defense, Aimpoint, ammo.

    That should pretty much take care of your $2K.
     
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    for $2000, the lwrc dea model....... regards-- deguelo
     
  9. The Habit

    The Habit كافر

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    Eh, I'd build a couple with that cash but if had to buy a new, complete AR, I'd like to add a Colt LE6920, just because. It's well under your budget figures.
     
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    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Set aside about $480 for some bulk ammo, PMAGS, a decent sling and a couple ammo cans.
     
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    tim12232 Pistolero

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    La Rue, LWRC, Daniel Defense, or go Colt and mod it yourself!
     
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    My la Rue 556 shoots 1/2 to 1 moa all day long, and closer to 1/2. Easily the accurate ar I've ever shot.
     
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    Cold 6940 ammo and mags
     
  15. JaPes

    JaPes Rimfire 1010101

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    Javelin Got Glock? Silver Member

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    Jack23 I. B. Glockin'

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    Javelin Got Glock? Silver Member

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    Shh someone will come on here telling the OP to buy a S&W Sportical or something soon enough and all the reasons why paying more than $565 is a waste of money.

    :whistling:
     
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    Bravo Company Mid 16 and an aimpoint.
     
  20. JaPes

    JaPes Rimfire 1010101

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    You should buy a S&W M&P 15-Sport. You don't need to spend $2K on a rifle because a S&W M&P 15-Sport is as good as any over priced $2K rifle. :psycho:

    J/K. Your high budget limit of $2K + your stated intent to compete in 3-gun matches indicates to me that the capabilities of the S&W M&P 15-Sport are not congruent to your needs.

    For a bloke like me who plinks away at a range, it's just fine.
     
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