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Old 08-16-2013, 10:18 AM   #1
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I am looking to buy my first AR. I really don't know what to get. I am looking at a budget around $1000.00. I would like to use it for deer hunting as well as range shooting. Thanks in advance for the advice.

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Old 08-16-2013, 10:24 AM   #2
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BCM = Bravo Company Manufacturing

PSA = Palmetto State Armory

Daniel Defense

Spikes Tactical

RRA = Rock River Arms

If you get a carbine, make sure it is a mid-length.

Read all the stickied threads at the beginning of the AR discussion section, all the info. you need is in there.

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BCM = Bravo Company Manufacturing

PSA = Palmetto State Armory

Daniel Defense

Spikes Tactical

RRA = Rock River Arms

If you get a carbine, make sure it is a mid-length.

Read all the stickied threads at the beginning of the AR discussion section, all the info. you need is in there.
Thanks. I appreciate it.
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This is by far one of the best deals out there ...

http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/featured/psa-16-hf-m4a1-ss12g2-strikefire-premium-carbine.html

http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/featured/psa-16-m4-premium-patrol-carbine-package.html

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Depends on the use of the rifle. For hunting I would want a decent brand rifle. One I could count on. Not necessarily top of the line but certainly not budget either.

I would beware of "deal" AR15's. If you said it was for range plinking only then by all means look for the cheapest possible. You are going to want something that can stand up to the rigors of the field with good coatings, possibly stainless barrels, etc...

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There is nothing wrong with the above deals ^^^^^^^^^. For those that are brand savy I guess we all have a difference of opinion
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I would beware of "deal" AR15's. If you said it was for range plinking only then by all means look for the cheapest possible. You are going to want something that can stand up to the rigors of the field with good coatings, possibly stainless barrels, etc...
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I am looking to buy my first AR. I really don't know what to get. I am looking at a budget around $1000.00. I would like to use it for deer hunting as well as range shooting. Thanks in advance for the advice.
Don't rule out DPMS as a good buy
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Don't rule out DPMS as a good buy
Actually I would rule out DPMS because you can get much so more for your money. Don't believe me? Just take a look at the PSA links Purehavoc posted above. Amazing deals, one even comes with an Aimpoint Pro! Still in stock a few minutes ago.

PSA has got to be the worst nightmare of DPMS, Bushamster, Windham and their ilk!
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I looked at a Rock River Arms Tactical CAR a4. Looks pretty nice.

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Argyle Armoring, LLC builds a great AR-15 to meet your needs and within your budget.

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