need advice - Page 2
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of FirearmsTalk.com!    
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Long Guns > Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion > AR-15 Discussion > need advice

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-16-2010, 07:29 PM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
jamesb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: CT
Posts: 405
Liked 19 Times on 10 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by yankeebasser View Post
I'm getting ready to purchase a new rifle. I'm considering an ar-15 from Stag because they build them for us southpaws. Any feedback would be greatly appreciated
Welcome! Can't go wrong with a Stag. I am a lefty as well and have a lefty Stag Arms AR-15. It has fed 1000 rounds without issue. Never a jam or a misfeed. I love mine greatly! You won't be disappointed.

The selector switch on mine is on the right side of the lower. I also installed an ambi mag release that works wonderful!
__________________
What do I shoot with? Canon gear of course
jamesb is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2010, 10:58 PM   #12
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Squirrel_Slayer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rocklin,California
Posts: 1,135
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Oh yeah, I didn't think about the mag release being on the wrong side of the lower for you south paws out there, and not everyone has to have a bullet button like we do here in Kommiefornia. Dangit!
Squirrel_Slayer is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2010, 01:41 AM   #13
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Fatso's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: I think we forgot about the,Constitution State
Posts: 170
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Squirrel_Slayer View Post
Oh yeah, I didn't think about the mag release being on the wrong side of the lower for you south paws out there, and not everyone has to have a bullet button like we do here in Kommiefornia. Dangit!
Pardon my ignorance....but what is "bullet button"? I'm sure it's slang for something no doubt but just never heard the term.
Fatso is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2010, 01:55 AM   #14
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: I see you, and you will not know when I will strike
Posts: 24,301
Liked 3485 Times on 1612 Posts
Likes Given: 3590

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Fatso View Post
Pardon my ignorance....but what is "bullet button"? I'm sure it's slang for something no doubt but just never heard the term.
Essentially? It's a two stage magazine release. You have to use a bullet, or other "pointy" device, to depress an inner second stage button to drop the magazine.

Presumably, in the land of Kommiefornia thinking, if you stop to use a pointy device to drop a 10 round mag before loading another 10 round mag, it's going to make you a "safer" shooter where the public is concerned.

JD
Dillinger is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2010, 11:24 PM   #15
Supporting Member
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Sniper03's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 6,031
Liked 3432 Times on 1659 Posts
Likes Given: 1730

Default

Yankee,

Stag builds a good AR Rifle. Only thing that bugs me about the lefty model I the ejection port flips up and not down like on most ARs. But other than the ejection port being on the left side it is the same as all others who can have ambi magazine releases and safety installed. Of course even being left haded the magazine release is no problem on any of them with the use of an index finger. And with the deflectors we no longer get hit with ejected rounds and those cute little round circle burns on our cheek!!!
Good luck there are several top quality ARs out there.
Sniper03 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2010, 11:08 AM   #16
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Louisville
Posts: 27
Default

I have two right hand model stags and they are top notch.
spraynpray is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2010, 01:40 PM   #17
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
PTsouthpaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Somewhere in,Vermont
Posts: 123
Default

I have a Stag, and bought it for the same reason you are considering, because its a lefty. It is a great, reliable, and tightly fitting gun. As others have said, chances are you wouldn't have any problems shooting a right handed AR (my right handed shooting friends shoot my 2TL without issues), but it is pretty nice having a left handed one.

Stag even produces a .22lr conversion for the lefty versions now.
PTsouthpaw is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2010, 01:47 PM   #18
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
dog2000tj's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Posts: 8,309
Liked 3740 Times on 1828 Posts
Likes Given: 13270

Default

I assembled my AR15 from a STAG lower and complete upper, although it's not a lefty, and it is very nice rifle. I highly recommend them
__________________
Member: NRA GOA

ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ
Est sularas oth mithas

"either way, you were guilty by association, so you were smited...." JD
dog2000tj is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
First gun advice Leavingplatoscomphycave General Rifle Discussion 15 02-22-2010 05:51 PM
Need advice for my first gun! Teddyx87 General Rifle Discussion 9 09-30-2008 07:35 PM
need advice. waks General Handgun Discussion 11 09-26-2008 02:56 AM



Newest Threads