. I am going to look those up now.
Well since I am just getting started I don't want to mount a bunch of stuff......yet....LOL!! I like toys as much as the next guy though so who knows.
Truth be told I just want a super functional rifle and optics would be my next purchase. I would prefer a regular 'scope for accurate shooting out to distance because I like shooting long distances at hard to hit stuff. I know the AR is not meant for that really but still. What concerns me about that is that you are limited to sighting with the 'scope as long as it is fitted right? Which would make quick sighting impossible on a fast moving target.
So A red dot I suppose would be the best all around choice. Trouble is, I don't know about the cheaper stuff and the Aimpoint I looked at...Comp ML2 ...was about $500....waaaaaay too much for me. That is a good combat shotgun purchase and a bunch of accessories right there.
The reason I wanted some rail up front is 'cos I have a picatinny mount for my Countour HD camera. I figure it will be pretty cool to get some HD video footage while practicing.
I dunno. I am such a newbie to this. I carried an FNAL when I was in the military and owned an SKS for a while but got rid of it. I had customized that a bit but stripper clips? Prone to slam fire? It had to go. So for many years now I have only been a handgunner. I am really looking forward to having a rifle again, this time a pretty decent one.