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Old 01-06-2012, 02:02 PM   #31
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I like the PA micros as well. I have one on a .22 AR and one on an AK. H1s on my other ARs though.
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That's a great looking rifle, okdonk!


PPC, okdonk's stock would look great on your Colt! Really, a quality buttstock, sling and optic and you'll be set.

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You're absolutely right, I didn't notice the buttstock before, but now that I am...i love it!

OkDonk...what buttstock is it?

I thought I'd paste in a link to a great ACS review by Stickman (which means there're gonna be great pictures!)

http://www.weaponevolution.com/forum/showthread.php?1277-Magpul-ACS-Stock-Review
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I love the looks...now I just have to find out if it's going to fit my rifle. Apparently my rifle is very "finicky" when it comes to aftermarket parts. I contacted Magpul a few weeks back to see if they could verify that their magazines would feed properly with my specific rifle (Since I had such an abysmal run-in with those 42 round ProMags) but still haven't heard back.

Maybe it's time for a second email...they seem to make some pretty high quality stuff...and I hvae money to spend! Lets hope they respond this time

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Sure the ACS will fit a Colt! Just be sure to buy the one for a milspec receiver extension, not commercial (if Magpul even makes an ACS for a commercial tube).
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They have a couple new versions hitting stores as well.
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BTW PPC, PMAGs will work in your Colt too. And don't forget that link I gave you to G&R Tactical for true Colt mags!
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I didn't read the whole thread, my suggestions for function:

get an ambi mag release and ambi bolt release. As a minimum, get the ambi bolt-release.
Avoid the huge "TAC-Latch" - catches on everything.
And the rubbery magwell covers - another waste of ammo money.
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The BCM Gunfighter charging handle is a great upgrade (most people like the Model 4). Also QD sling mounts and a VCAS or VTAC sling. The Noveske QD end plate is well worth $25 if you like to attach the sling there, otherwise you can attach to the buttstock, and the ACS and CTR come with QDs.
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I have a Trijicon ACOG on both my AR's. One has a Surefire M500A forend and the other a DD rail that I put a REAL Grip Pod fore grip. I'd stay away from the bi pod you posted. Get the GPSP-02 grip pod.
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