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Old 11-08-2012, 11:59 PM   #1
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Default New, high-end rifle for graduation?

I have graduation coming up soon, and I want to get a really really REALLY good rifle. It needs to be extremely reliable, semi-auto, ergonomic, have a nice profile. Must fire .223/5.55X45mm NATO.

What I had in mind:

FN SCAR 16s
FN Fs2000
Bushmaster ACR
H&K SL8
Steyr AUG
Customize an AR-15 I already have
Something else of the like, that you recommend.

Which one would you pick, and why?
Would you avoid any of these, and why?

I appreciate the help.

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Old 11-09-2012, 12:02 AM   #2
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how about building an AR15 from the ground up.. adding the "match" parts you want... it solves the well i like this but not this problem.
buy a stripped lower to start, and add parts from there like, triggers, stock, upper assembly.

doing this would probly end up being the second cheapest... overhaulingyour current would be the cheapest..

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LaRue Tactical
Les Baer Custom
Wilson Combat

These are some of the best on the market.

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LaRue Tactical
Les Baer Custom
Wilson Combat

These are some of the best on the market.
What rifles from these company's? At-15's?
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Get a Valmet AK in 223 and don't look back!

and on a more affordable note, get a good AR and a ton of Ammo for it.
I have extremely good ARs. I don't like the gas system. That's one of the reasons I said re-build these. It was also suggested I build ground-up. I want to put a lot of magpul stuff on it of I do that.
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What rifles from these company's? At-15's?
AR-15's or anything else they produce.
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Larue obr would be my vote unless you want something different. Hk 416 grecos

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