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Old 06-13-2012, 03:06 AM   #11
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To those that are posting recommendations,

Don't you think it's a little silly to start spouting off a bunch of stuff before the OP even defines the scope of what he is trying to accomplish?

I swear sometimes I think some of you guys woul recommend an 18 wheeler to someone who states that they want to buy a truck to haul some stuff around.

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If OP wants a gun to go shoot and to pass on to his kids...there is only one clear choice...Colt!

The other brands mentioned are great rifles, but once you say pass on to your kids, Colt takes the cake. Oh, and the Colt 6920 has been on sale for sub $1000 in the recent past...may be tough to find it at that price now, but definitely give it serious consideration.
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Old 06-13-2012, 05:38 AM   #13
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Recommending a manufacturer in general is great and I whole heartily agree with a recommendation of COLT. No problems there. I do ,however, think a debate over which aftermarket trigger he should use is a bit premature.

Don't you?

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Recommending a manufacturer in general is great and I whole heartily agree with a recommendation of COLT. No problems there. I do ,however, think a debate over which aftermarket trigger he should use is a bit premature.

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The thing is, like many other threads, others piggyback the OP with questions. The question of CMMG and for $1000 is it a good rifle to use and pass down to the kids (I agree with Xmark that Colt really fits the bill here.)
And then CMP and triggers. Some forums discourage this but we usually let it slide especially when the OP doesn't come back to the thread like has happened here.
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I have read and read all of the posts here. No one has really mentioned anything about CMMG are they any count? I am looking to buy one. I'm willing to spend 900-1000 on a ar. When I buy a firearm I'm going to keep it and I'll pass it along to my kids. Not looking to buy one and drop it in a couple months I want a gun that I can shoot and pass to my kids in about 20 years. Any help is appreciated
Within your budget you can get a COLT. That's a gun you can be proud to pass down. Plus it's a COLT, so it will hold value just because of the name. Will an AR-15 be considered an heirloom in 30 to 50 years? Yes. If you consider the explosion of AR sales in the last few years, in 50 years there almost everyone will have one that that their DAD gave them. Give your kids a COLT, it will mean more in the long run.

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And then CMP and triggers. Some forums discourage this but we usually let it slide especially when the OP doesn't come back to the thread like has happened here.
Forgive me Q but....what is this "CMP", components?
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Civilian Marksmanship Program.

http://www.odcmp.com/

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Civilian Marksmanship Program.

http://www.odcmp.com/

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That's what I was referring to Tikki. There was a post earlier here about buying AR parts from CMP, though I tend to think of buying a Garand from them not ARs/parts. Unless they have surplus M16s!
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