Is this a good deal??
This is a discussion on Is this a good deal?? within the Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Originally Posted by bmcgilvray
What's the scoop on DPMS? I had a fellow taking me to task for disagreeing with him over whether the .223 ...
April 14th, 2012 08:03 AM
It's not out of spec cartridges, it is uber tight chambers.
Originally Posted by bmcgilvray
To fix a DPMS;
Have the chamber reamed with an actual 5.56 reamer, and kiss goodbye any chrome lining it may have had (or suck it up and replace the barrel).
Properly stake the carrier key screws or replace the BCG.
Stake the castle nut on the receiver extension (if DPMS lower).
Replace the LPK with a Colt, PSA, DD or BCM.
Sell it on Gunbroker
Most importantly - don't use it as your HD weapon. Murphy loves bottom feeders.
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April 14th, 2012 09:01 AM
Do not rush take your time find the right deal and weapon. There is not now nor will there be a shortage of AR/M4 plat form weapons. They are not hard to get. There maybe a reason the dealer you are at has an issue but the Ar/M4 and AK variants are all over the place for now.
Local Fleet farm store has case full of them.
April 18th, 2012 11:10 AM
After reading all the great reviews and watching countless videos I purchased the M&P Sport out of Alabama for $639 and I get to go pick it up at my local FFL today. I figured with the money I saved I have plenty left over for some bulk ammo and plenty of "accessories" :)
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April 18th, 2012 07:33 PM
Congratulations, you've done much better than you would have with the OP rifle you were considering. Enjoy the M&P.
Originally Posted by longhornfan6
April 18th, 2012 08:14 PM
M&P's are not considered to be "the best" out there but I've never met anyone who wasn't very happy with them. I have one and it has been super. I think you will be very pleased with it!
ETA: And since you got such a good price you can put all kinds of bling on it and it will still be cheaper than the original one you were looking at. Invest some of that extra cash into about a dozen good mags.
A word of warning; if you can afford to do more Bear does not recommend giving your wife two pieces of bubble gum for her birthday.
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