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Old 11-07-2012, 09:47 PM   #1
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Considering the outcome of events last night, my next has to be an AR. I don't have one, I know very little about them. I'm not interested in building one right now, perhaps in the future. I might buy some receivers just in case.

However, I need some advice on what to get. There's just such a sea of crap to wade through. I was looking at something from Rock River. They seem to have a lot of options for around my budget. I don't want to spend more than about $1,000.

Can you guys help me out here?

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Old 11-07-2012, 09:51 PM   #2
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PSA,PSA,PSA.. its been the brand of choice the last 2 weeks.. its good quality and is one of the cheapest rifles you will find.. most can be had for 800 to 900 or LESS. also ssmith n wesson MP15. you may run across a stag for under 1000. but they generally sit at that price. all of these could work great for you.
http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/firearms/rifles/palmetto-state-armory/psa-pa-15-qms-tac-pack.html

http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/firearms/rifles/palmetto-state-armory/psa-16-vtac-act-carbine.html

http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/firearms/rifles/palmetto-state-armory/psa-16-m4-premium-carbine.html

http://www.joeboboutfitters.com/product_p/gun-811037.htm

http://www.joeboboutfitters.com/STAG_Arms_M2_5_56_Nato_Chamber_16_Chrome_Lined_p/gun-sa2.htm

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RRA will take a while to build one, look here, they can ship you one tomorrow;

http://www.joeboboutfitters.com/Rock_River_Arms_s/15252.htm

http://www.joeboboutfitters.com/DPMS_Firearms_s/11359.htm

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Thanks for the suggestions thus far. I'll look into those. Looking at those link Cane, the Elite Operator 2 is the RRA I was looking at in particular. Just a question, what's the difference between these two?

http://www.joeboboutfitters.com/Rock_River_Arms_LAR_15_Elite_Operator_2_Mid_Length _p/rra-bb2522.htm

http://www.joeboboutfitters.com/Rock_River_Arms_LAR_15_Elite_Operator_2_Mid_Length _p/rra-bb2522carry.htm

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Thanks for the suggestions thus far. I'll look into those. Looking at those link Cane, the Elite Operator 2 is the RRA I was looking at in particular. Just a question, what's the difference between these two?

http://www.joeboboutfitters.com/Rock_River_Arms_LAR_15_Elite_Operator_2_Mid_Length _p/rra-bb2522.htm

http://www.joeboboutfitters.com/Rock_River_Arms_LAR_15_Elite_Operator_2_Mid_Length _p/rra-bb2522carry.htm
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Well I love my M&P15. I'm about to start building my 2nd AR. I will be using the S&W M&P lower of corse.

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