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Old 06-09-2013, 07:05 PM   #11
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I bought a matched set from Rguns a while back, Took forever to get and they arent really good about answering calls and such, but it did get here and was as advertised. I havent used their barrels. twist is going to be dependent on what grain bullet you want to shoot. You need a faster twist to stabilize a heavier projectile.

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Old 06-09-2013, 10:03 PM   #12
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I have used rguns. Bought my parts on the 1st of June. Was told It would take 4 weeks to get it. So I'm waiting patiently

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Sooo if you think that a 16" barrel could possible get me out to 400-500 yds. What do you all think about rra predator pursuit 16"? When you order a complete upper can you change out the hand guard, I want a rifle length on it.

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Old 06-10-2013, 04:42 AM   #14
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That rifle should have no issues getting you out there at all. You will have to put a different gas block on it than what is shown there in order to put a longer handguard though. Low prorile of some type is probably going to be your only choice in that case. If you go that route you will then need a handguard with some kinf of rail on top if you want a set of sights on it. Personally I am not much on sights on a bull barreled rifle but some are.

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Cool thanks. Want to go with a nice optic.

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I would strongly recomend against rguns. I live close to em and they make will hayden of redjacket look like freekin geniuses.

Its mainly their terrible customer support as their stuff seems to work. Just dontexpect any help during or after the sale. Your on your own once they have your money

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Thanks. Anyone use rguns yet? Also which is better 1:7,1:8,or 1:9 twist?
RGuns: Good price, decent enough product, terrible customer service. Prepare to wait a while, and be okay with remaining 'in the dark' throughout that process. I really believe these statements sum up every bit of the reputation RGuns has rightfully earned. That's not to say they can't be a practical option...just know what you're getting yourself into.

Twist: For a stationary, precision only rifle, I'd go 1:8. A stainless barrel is also nice, an 18+" barrel makes sense to me, and .223wylde chambering might be ideal...but that's all sort of contingent on this being a $2K+ gun (adding bucks for higher end trigger, optics, maybe even stock or bipod). If you pay big bucks for one of these options but not the rest, you may be wasting your money.

If I win the lottery tomorrow, I'll build a $2500 precision AR that can do work at 500+ yards. It'll have $600-1000 optics, an 18" 1:8 Wylde barrel, and an extra $400-500 poured into the trigger and stock. But that probably won't happen. So I'll settle for my SS 16" BCM ML, 1:8, 5.56, with an ACS stock, Hypertouch trigger, Nikon 2-7x32 sights ($1500 rifle). Which is fine, because by budget and skill don't yet justify anything more than that.

1:7 and 1:9 are both perfectly fine options. But 1:8 should be considered the standard for most ARs, IMO. Just my perspective. YMMV.
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RGuns: Good price, decent enough product, terrible customer service. Prepare to wait a while, and be okay with remaining 'in the dark' throughout that process. I really believe these statements sum up every bit of the reputation RGuns has rightfully earned. That's not to say they can't be a practical option...just know what you're getting yourself into.

Twist: For a stationary, precision only rifle, I'd go 1:8. A stainless barrel is also nice, an 18+" barrel makes sense to me, and .223wylde chambering might be ideal...but that's all sort of contingent on this being a $2K+ gun (adding bucks for higher end trigger, optics, maybe even stock or bipod). If you pay big bucks for one of these options but not the rest, you may be wasting your money.

If I win the lottery tomorrow, I'll build a $2500 precision AR that can do work at 500+ yards. It'll have $600-1000 optics, an 18" 1:8 Wylde barrel, and an extra $400-500 poured into the trigger and stock. But that probably won't happen. So I'll settle for my SS 16" BCM ML, 1:8, 5.56, with an ACS stock, Hypertouch trigger, Nikon 2-7x32 sights ($1500 rifle). Which is fine, because by budget and skill don't yet justify anything more than that.

1:7 and 1:9 are both perfectly fine options. But 1:8 should be considered the standard for most ARs, IMO. Just my perspective. YMMV.
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Are muzzle brakes worth putting on? Or just stick with standard A2?

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