Originally Posted by Ultimate_sig
I had no idea that les made ars, if I may ask what did that bad boy with out optics set you back. And very good and helpful info by the way
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I got the rifle through Crazy John (CJ) in Idaho. When I bought the rifle, the list price was $3300 and the price through CJ was $3100. With two extra magazines and a couple of other extras, the price was $3200. It takes about 6 or more months to get one as each rifle is built after it is ordered.
The receiver, bolt, and bolt carrier were designed by Les specifically for his .308 series rifles, and he manufactures all of the parts including the barrel. The Enforcer muzzle brake makes the gun recoil about like a .243.
The gun came with two test targets shot by Les at 100 yards and signed by him. The largest spread on a target is slightly over 0.375 inches.
The only problem with the rifle is that it is heavy. The gun by itself weighs almost 10.5 lbs (with bipod), and with the US Optics scope is about 13 pounds. A lot of the weight has to do with the size of the receiver (larger than any other AR10) and the medium weight barrel. The benefit is the lower recoil and steadiness on the bipod. The downside is shooting from the shoulder is a real workout - and it's hardly an all day carry field gun.
It is an easy rifle to shoot accurately. 600 yard shots at a 10-inch target are amazingly simple once you have the elevation dialed in. From a bipod or rest, you can hit the target as fast as you can pull the trigger. The ability to hit targets at 800+ yards has more to do with your ability to figure out the environmental conditions that the rifle itself.
I would guess the GAP10, JP Rifles LRP-07 and other precision .308's should give the same type of results.