Ruger, as you can probably tell, this is a well worn path and is as contentious as the Glock vs 1911 threads. I had two Bushmaster C-15's. Both ate everything I fed them and shredded the X ring once the red dot was zero'd. Sold both during "the panic" for a nice profit, but it wouldn't have broken my heart to keep one or both. Would they have held up over the long haul? Can't answer that. Are there better AR's? Of course. Bottom line is, you're not deploying to Fallujah. Till such time as you're ready to upgrade, the Bushie will likely do whatever you need it to.
Never argue with an idiot in public. People passing by won't know which one of you is the idiot.
Last edited by Donn; 09-18-2013 at 10:33 PM.