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Old 10-05-2013, 01:41 AM   #1
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Default dpms oracle.

What's the story? They're the least expensive ar15 I've seen. Worth my time? Move on? Something I can build on and improve throughout time?

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Old 10-05-2013, 01:57 AM   #2
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I had one for about 6 months. It shot well. Never jammed. Sold it when the prices went up. Then bought a Colt with the money, when the prices came back down.

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We had some threads on this very subject:

Summary: Nothing wrong with those rifles but many here feel spending an extra couple hundred, or even just an extra hundred will get you better specs.

Me I am on the fence on it. I have owned Delton (entry level brand like DPMS, but this was one of ther slightly higher end models) and it was a great rifle.

I now own much more expensive rifles but only since i can easily afford to.
When on a budget I would not hesitate to buy an entry level rifle and I would trust it.

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Have an oracle love it. Did some mods on it to bring it up to my standards Entry level or not good equipment. Remember ARs are barbies for guys. Don't like it change it.

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Buy the best rifle ya can comfortably afford. Shoot the crap out of it. Think about add ons after your content with the reliability of the rifle.

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http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/ptac-16-m4-1-7-5-56-nato-ss12g2-blackhawk-rifle-kit.html

This plus a lower ($125) you got yourself a rifle better than a Colt.
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http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/ptac-16-m4-1-7-5-56-nato-ss12g2-blackhawk-rifle-kit.html

This plus a lower ($125) you got yourself a rifle better than a Colt.
As soon as I posted it, it wet out of stock.

Keep an eye on PSA for good deals.

If you must buy one off the shelf and all you have is $600-$700, I suggest the S&W Sport.
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Out of stock.

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Out of stock.
Yea sorry. They had that kit for $499.99
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I'd aim a little higher than DPMS. PSA, for example. And the great thing is, with PSA you don't pay more.

If this were common knowledge the comspec ARs would be hurting. Fortunately for them there's no end to the low information buyers!

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