Originally Posted by dickpalmer
For $3000 I would go with a DPMS AR10, Trijicon TA-31 .308 bdc. A bunch of ammo.
My suggestion exactly. I have the LR308 AP4. (16 inch M-4 version in .308) great weapon. Light, handy, Ergonomic, and dead accurate.
Of course the ACOG is legendary.
Reloading is almost mandatory unless you own oil wells.Get a small base resizing die since DPMS chambers tend to be a bit tighter than some others. (BTW, that's a good thing)