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Old 06-10-2011, 04:21 PM   #11
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I like Nikon's. Congratulations.
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Lookng good, now go give us a range report and let us know how it works.
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How about some details on the build? And did you document it in another thread as you went? What was easier than you thought and what took more work?

Good looking stick and a nice finished product.

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It's a Surplus Arms and Ammo lower, DPMS 5.56 flattop upper, RRA lower parts kit, and DPMS 6 position stock. I had zapped my budget with the gun, so I stuck a cheapo Barska red dot scope just so I could shoot thr darn thing. It shoots great, but the scope was terrible.

Finally was able to scrounge some pennies to buy the Nikon, now I have to wait two weeks to shoot the darn thing

The whole build was a lot easier than I expected, my only problem was forgetting to put the bolt catch spring and detent in place before driving in the roll pin. I managed to not shoot any pins and springs across the room, which was nice.

So far, i'm very pleased with the gun, and everyone here was very helful in whole precess. Which is important because I'm super indecisive

Now I'm already planning the next AR and upgrades to this one. I've got the SUR disease...
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That mount seems to be every shooters answer for optics these days. . . How well does it hold zero after taking off and putting back on again? ? ? That's probably going to be the route I take on my next one.

Great looking gun!
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That mount seems to be every shooters answer for optics these days. . . How well does it hold zero after taking off and putting back on again? ? ? That's probably going to be the route I take on my next one.
Your guess is as good as mine there... I've only had the thing on for about a day, and won't get to test it out for two weeks!
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King,

That is one fine set up! And great pictures also! I like the mount also. It is the right height! A lot of the guys have the scopes so high they have to what I call Goose Neck to look through the scope making it impossible to get a good cheek weld on the stock. Therefore sacrificing accuracy. Once again great job on the set up and also eye relief!!!! Nice Piece!

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Again, nice build King! I'll have to look at that mount for my Nikon, like the way it looks with yours and I want a cantilever instead of the two rings I have now.
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