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Old 12-16-2013, 04:11 PM   #1
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I recently purchased a Bushmaster M4 MOE rifle. This is my first AR buy. While I eventually want to build my own rifle, the bushmaster had the platform and look I wanted. My question is around upgrades. I will mainly be using this for fun. I have a Glock 23 that I carry and use for home protection. I will also be added a berretta a300 shotgun day after Xmas. My focus for my AR is performance and improving accuracy. What are some things I should look at first? Any and all opinions welcomed.

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Old 12-16-2013, 04:17 PM   #2
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Great trigger, great optics, and practice practice practice.

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Any ammo brands to stay away from or casing? I bought some cheap rounds the other day and they had stainless steal casings which I had not cone across.

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at the top of the AR15 sub-forum

http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f20/ar15-primer-beginners-guide-59600/

Best advice I can think of.

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Looks good . I would not add or change much since your gona build a rifle down the road. Maybe just some optics to help with small groups. Personaly I would avoid the lacquered steel ammo but may be just me. Try a couple match grade lables if you want to see how good it will shoot and learn for the future build. That's what I did for my build.

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Anyone have a Raptor charging handle? I've read good things about that upgrade, anyone else have feedback on that item?

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looks like an M4! have fun

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Anyone have a Raptor charging handle? I've read good things about that upgrade, anyone else have feedback on that item?
I have 3 of them! Absolutely love it. Do yourself a favor and get one. You won't regret it!

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Here's a few of my builds with the raptor....
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I have 3 of them! Absolutely love it. Do yourself a favor and get one. You won't regret it!

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Cool, thanks for the feedback!
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Does anyone have any slings they really like?

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