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Old 09-21-2012, 12:45 PM   #1
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Default Stag or Colt?

I'm looking at alot of Ar-15's online and im having a little problem, I can't decide on a StagArms Ar-15 or a Colt Ar-15.
Which is generally better?

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Old 09-21-2012, 02:08 PM   #2
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They are both great companies. Me and ZG just purchased a Stag Model 3 and love it. It all depends on what you want to spend and what feels good to you.

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The colt will hold its value better over time than the Stag, but other than that, it's really up to you and your price tag

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Call it what you will but if you paid $1200 for your Colt and $900 for your Stag , there still going to be worth what you paid so long as you keep them in good condition . The price of used ARs is not dropping . If anything its gaining steam right now . I have a PSA that I purchased in December direct from them for $599 , it has some different parts on it now but I have been offered $1300 for it the way it sits and I have about $900 in it with optics and different handguard . Sorry still wont take it . My buddy bought a PSA rifle kit placed it on a DTI lower and sold it to his buddy while he was at the range or $900 no optics . Said he only got to shoot 2 boxes 40 rds of ammo thru it before his buddy laid down 9 / $100 bills to entice him . He did take it and ordered another kit and made a couple hundo to boot . Happy days like that make ya feel pretty good

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My preference is definitely the Colt.

I prefer the LE 6940, but the slightly less expensive LE6920 will also serve you well.

I agree with an earlier poster that the Colt name will definitely hold resale value better than most others.

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I'd go Colt unless you really want a midlength, if so, then PSA or BCM (which both also have carbine length gas).

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I have 2 stags they are great! But colt is top notch! Quality n reliability are about the same but with colt you get the name. As stated it comes Down to what you want to spend

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Stag and colt are both well built and a value for their price. But for the same $ as the colt you can put a nice optic on a stag. Either way, they're both worth the $$ you spend.

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Do some more research! Colt is the only answer here and the fact you don't realize that shows me at Least you haven't done your homework.

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Do some more research! Colt is the only answer here and the fact you don't realize that shows me at Least you haven't done your homework.
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