May 9th, 2008 05:59 PM
New AR joins the herd
With the real possibility that the AWB may once again rear it's ugly head, and since I had an extra AR upper, I decided to order another lower and put together a complete rifle. About that same time, I got an email from Midway with some special Internet only sales pricing. By the time I was finished, I had ordered a new upper, lower, sight, and a couple of add-ons. The great part is that with the sale prices, I end up with just barely $750.00 in the complete rifle/optics package. The bad part is, now I still have an extra AR upper.
The rifle is a DPMS upper and lower. AP4 pre-ban carbine configuration with 6 position collapsible stock. Sight is a TruGlo Xtreme Red Dot Sight, 30mm Tube, 1x with red and green 4-pattern reticle on a Leapers see-through tri-rail riser. Since I already had my DPMS varmint AR with the 24" bull barrel, I wanted something light weight and fast handling for a defensive weapon. What I ended up with is just a good, basic AR with not a lot of bells and whistles, but if it performs anywhere close to my DPMS varmint rifle, I'll be a happy camper. Now, I just have to get to the range.
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May 9th, 2008 06:10 PM
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May 9th, 2008 06:20 PM
Very nice. I need to get more myself.
May 9th, 2008 06:24 PM
That reminds me i have an upper in 7.63x39 i need to build a lower for
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May 9th, 2008 07:22 PM
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May 9th, 2008 08:50 PM
Ahhh, what an awful dream. Ones and zeros everywhere... and I thought I saw a two.
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