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Old 04-17-2013, 10:59 PM   #11
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Colt and S&W are close as far as dependability. I prefer S&W in that price range. For a good deal and I believe the best deal for the money Double Star can't be beat for there lower priced models.

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AFAIK, only the Colt is MilSpec. Daniel Defense and BCM are close.
It's only truly milspec if it has FA capabilities
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I just got my new frontier lw-15 lower and it is on a m4 platform but mil spec, now to get a lower? And within this year?

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Correct me if I'm wrong, but when people say "Milspec", they usually mean dimensions, providing parts interchangeability between brands/guns. As far as quality, and closest to actual military stuff, see the below video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=JqCxwevGfq8

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Which one you decide on is your call DV. I'd caution you to wait a little while. Prices are starting to return to reality and guys who spent $2000 for a $600-$700 AR during the panic are probably having serious buyer's remorse.
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Daniel defense makes and excellent product. I've owned 2 double star and they're great especially for the price (5 months ago). Rock rivers good, Bcm is good.
I've heard mixed reviews about delton on other forums when I was looking into buying my first AR. So I never bought one. That being said I can't comment on their quality cause I have no first hand experience with them.

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I had bad experiences with DPMS, I also know person custom built Ar"s with tge New frontiers Ar-15 lower and they.all swear by it, so if ur on a budget I would buy a lower and go from there
Just curious what kind of issues you've had with DPMS?
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We have a colt and as said before about the stag being LOUD our colt is quiet enough to be shot without ear protection of you shoot without it. Personally I wear ear plugs anytime I shoot even if its just a .22. The colt can't be beat. I love it. We have not had a single problem out of it. I coyote hunt with it. It is way more accurate than a friends rock river or s&w. Anymore questions about colt??

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We have a colt and as said before about the stag being LOUD our colt is quiet enough to be shot without ear protection of you shoot without it. Personally I wear ear plugs anytime I shoot even if its just a .22. The colt can't be beat. I love it. We have not had a single problem out of it. I coyote hunt with it. It is way more accurate than a friends rock river or s&w. Anymore questions about colt??
Way more accurate in what conditions exactly? I own a rock river and shoot dime size groups at 100 yds. Sounds like accuracy is a product of the shooter in your case.
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Yes. How can essentially the same gun firing the same ammo be quieter than another one? (Suppressor aside) My opinion is that unless it is suppressed, it's too loud. Mandatory hearing protection.
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