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Old 10-26-2010, 01:26 AM   #21
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What kind of optics are you thinking about?

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What kind of optics are you thinking about?
Well, the first time I shot my friends AR15 equipped with the Eotech sight and Eotech magnifier I was in awe on how accurate it was. I was taking out beer bottles about 50 yards away standing up, no rest.

So I'm gonna go with an Eotech sight and magnifier, so I can interchange between cqc and mid-range.

My set-up should look something like this after a little time and money. (I made this using Pimp My Gun)



-Spikes Tact M4 Lower
-DD Upper with 9.5 fsp lite rail and 14.5 Barrel and A2 Flash Hider and Front Base Sight
- Magpul AFG
-Magpul MOE grip
-Magpul CTR stock
-Magpul MBUS rear flip sight
-Magpul Pmag
-Grip pod tactical foregrip
-flashlight and mount (still deciding on flashlight model)
-Eotech Holo sight and Magnifier (still deciding on model of sight)
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That's pretty pimp alright. I love my EOTech 512. I really would like to add a magnifier to it at some point.

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Oops. Double post.

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Just a suggestion but Id go with one foregrip or the other.

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Just a suggestion but Id go with one foregrip or the other.
I wanted both so that I could switch between using the tactical foregrip for close quarters and the AFG for mid-long range fire (better stabilization)
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You dont need both. THey do the exact same job. If you move the bipod grip further forward you can use it as both. The AFG will handle the duties of anything from close to far as will the verticle foregrip. In reality they are basicly the same due to the proper positioning of your hand being almost identicle. Ive used other hand positioning in the past from holdng the magwell to simply grabbing the verticle foregrip. The grip I use now ( shown ) allows for much more stability and control in all facets from close to far. Most inistances however If your going to take that long shot youll most likely find something to rest your weapon on.





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Here is an example of how Id use a verticle foregrip. The troy grip pictured in your diagram and my picture can be shortened which will make things even that much easier.







See, theres no need to spend the extra money buying 2 items that do the same job.

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Funny how so many threads start with "I want to buy a cheap AR"... then the BRD illness strikes...

Which is good, no sense in having to redo everything on your first gun!

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This carbine is mainly for home defense and tactical drills (maybe competition)

I live in the Desert, so I wanna make sure a little sand and dust won't gum it up and that it'll fire flawlessy. So I decided it would be better to do things right the first time (as Quentin stated)

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