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Old 12-07-2012, 06:33 PM   #1
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Default AR 15 Which One?

Hello all. I have hoped for an AR 15 for many years. I am now in the position to get one.
I know (or have read) that Colt is the Best.
I can get the Colt for $1395. I can get the Olympic Arms (in the same configuration) for $695.
Now I will not use the weapon for compitition, very long range shooting nor will I put many thousands of rounds through it.
The only thing that I might do is ream it so I can shoot 5.56 and even possibly get upper for 50 cal. Beowulf.
Please, what are your thoughts?
Your time is greatly appreciated.

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Karl in Colorado

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Buy one in 5.56. Shoot that and .223. Or buy one in .223 wylde. Shots both as well.

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Buy one in 5.56. Shoot that and .223. Or buy one in .223 wylde. Shots both as well.
How's your build coming along?
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It's done, going to upgrade the hand guard its on order. Then need a new rear flip up sight. Going to add a scope as well. Edit: and need a good deal on magpul stock.
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It's done, going to upgrade the hand guard its on order. Then need a new rear flip up sight. Going to add a scope as well. Edit: and need a good deal on magpul stock.
Nice it goes great with the pink flip flops What kind of Magpul stock are you looking for?
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Of those two, there's no contest. I'd get the Colt and you should be able to find a 6920 for around $1100, many Walmarts have them.

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Of those two, there's no contest. I'd get the Colt and you should be able to find a 6920 for around $1100, many Walmarts have them.
There is a very good reason why the Colt is more expensive.

Quality.

It also holds it's resale value if you ever need to trade or sell it.
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Bought a colt le6920...awesome black rifle. Accurate and eats up anything I feed it. Have a buddy that used to have an Olympic...JUNK! Get the colt and u get a great rifle/carbine and the great colt name.

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Fabrique National
Quality rifle
Quatity cash

Go with the colt for 1 reason when it comes the rifles you get what you pay 4

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