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Old 12-01-2011, 07:54 AM   #1
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I'm looking for some good advice on what kind of M-4 I should buy, I looked at a couple yesterday, and I found a brand new Colt M-4 5.56 NATO for 1068.00 walk out price. And there also was a Bushmaster .223/5.56 for 860.00 walk out. Any experienced advice on either would be helpful.

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Old 12-01-2011, 04:02 PM   #2
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Are they M4A1s? If so jump on them at that price then move to Mexico. I'm joking.

The Colt is a much better deal. Tell the person selling the BM that the firearms buying frenzy is over.

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Awesome thanks, I ended up finding the S&W M&P-15 (5.56) for 800 from a local cop/old coworker.

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i shudder to think that my beloved money pit have eaten up over $2000 of my hard earned money so far with accessories.

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i shudder to think that my beloved money pit have eaten up over $2000 of my hard earned money so far with accessories.
Isn't the the truth.
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I bought mine as a kid and assembled at home. Cost me $670 + $25 for the FFL transfer of the Lower. Love the product, hate the company; Del-Ton. (google; won't justify that place with a link). Their customer service was non-existent for me; cost me a lot of frustration AND money for their mistake; refused to correct it. The product, however, is fine. Love the rifle. No issues, ever in the last three years of ownership. Buying a 'kit' might be an option for you; I used Youtube "how to assemble" videos to ensure I got it right - had been 15 years since I'd been to the Armorer's course.



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is that a mbus on the side of the rail? and how do you like the mako magnifier? worth the $?

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it's a CheaperThanDirt $30? rear Flip up sight on the rail - works great; dead-on at 175 feet (about as far as I can shoot in my back yard). I have the EOTech (its for sale) off right now, as well as the Mako - which I really like, by the way. The eye relief isn't great, but for how I shoot, it's a very worth-while investment.

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I bought mine as a kid and assembled at home. Cost me $670 + $25 for the FFL transfer of the Lower. Love the product, hate the company; Del-Ton. (google; won't justify that place with a link). Their customer service was non-existent for me; cost me a lot of frustration AND money for their mistake; refused to correct it. The product, however, is fine. Love the rifle. No issues, ever in the last three years of ownership. Buying a 'kit' might be an option for you; I used Youtube "how to assemble" videos to ensure I got it right - had been 15 years since I'd been to the Armorer's course.
Confused are you saying you bought parts for and assembled an AR and your a kid Or are you saying you went to ToysRus and bought a toy
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Fill us in on the rear sight on the rail at 9 o'clock.

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