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Old 09-28-2013, 01:15 AM   #11
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I've been very happy with my DPMS LR-260H AR10 platform.
I did have a cycling issue with it coming with a heavy buffer spring that DPMS doesn't know where it came from,and then tried to tell me I put it in the rifle or the dealer swapped it. My dealer gave me a new spring,and the problem was solved.
I knew going into buying it,that the trigger sucked - Installed a new trigger,and problem solved.

The rifle weighs about the same as my RRA 20" Varminter,so that was never an issue,and it shoots better than I expected for a DPMS. It loves to shoot 140 gr Sierra Gamekings,and my favorite load for it shoots just under 1/4 moa at 100 yards-.235" groups

For a $1k rifle,I've been very pleased with it's performance.

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Old 09-28-2013, 01:16 AM   #12
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I just bought a Winchester SXAR , same rifle as the FNAR.
I have not fired it more than 100 rounds but with some plinking ammo I had laying around I am shooting MOA or very close to it.
Only drawback is $$ for mags
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Originally Posted by JonM View Post

You can. But it takes a bit of hunting and time for things to come in stock from various sources.

You can build them using lowers that take pmags. Ive got one of those lowers but no pmags are currently available for the 308.

Have you handled a scar17?? They make ar10 varients feel like something quasimodo would use...

One of the huge reasons i went scar over ar10 is the weight and balance issues ar10 have. Then scar17 is in the same weight range as a lot of ar15's while retaining near perfect balance.
Jon, how much cheaper is it to build a Scar 17S? Does it take gunsmith training or is it like an AR-15?
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