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Simonblackfell 11-03-2010 04:33 AM

Panther DPMS 308 LR
Does anyone own this firearm and have a decently comprehensive report to share on it?

DPMS: AR-15 Rifles, Parts and Accessories.

Sniper03 11-03-2010 11:45 PM

Nothing wrong with the DPMS however my choice would be the Rock River LAR08.
They just have some features that I really like and I took the one I have in a deer hunt and it worked flawlessly.
They have the 2 Stage National Match Trigger in them which is fantastic
Their accuracy even in the 16" Barrel version is around 1 MOA at 100
The magazines are not proprietary! You can buy FNLAR Inch or Metric Magazines for them.
The bolt catch is FN Style and ambidextrous
And they have a ltd. lifetime warranty against any factory defects
And of course come in varmint and heavy barrel models.
You might want to check one out.

GreyBeard 11-30-2010 01:24 AM

LR-308-b here

Originally Posted by Simonblackfell (Post 379628)
Does anyone own this firearm and have a decently comprehensive report to share on it?

DPMS: AR-15 Rifles, Parts and Accessories.

I own a DPMS LR-308-b , but I don't have a formal report on it.
I like the gun, and the only problem I've found so far is an extremely tight chamber. I've had to disassemble some factory ammo, and run it though a short base die to get it to chamber in the gun. So far, I've shot it at 200 yards, using Federal ammo, and got about a 1/2 inch group off of a steady rest.

hunter Joe 11-30-2010 05:25 PM

We have one for sale at the shop and it seems to be a very solid firearm. I'd wouldn't have a problem buying one if I were looking in that market.

I actually have my heart set on a FN AR.

bmb1127 12-22-2010 03:55 AM

i'm going with the RRA as well own one and even the .223 version and very satisfied

Sniper03 12-22-2010 10:58 AM

Good Choice! Also last I knew Hilltop Guns in Colona IL had a couple in stock?


muleyjon 01-03-2011 11:29 PM

I love my dpms. It's definitely custom though. I added a jp vtac forearm, a sweet Krieger 20" barrel with an attached mucilek compensator, and a fab defense buttstock with adjustable cheeck piece and integrated monopod. I'm thinking of selling it if anyone's interested. I've heard good things about the rock rivers too... The only complaint on my gun is that it is picky on ammo, it's not an ak. If I stick with premium factory ammo or reloads it is more accurate than my bolt guns. Ragged holes and clover leafs all day long.

pm me if your interested in it. The Krieger barrel is really nice, probably worth about $2,500.

MOshooter 02-14-2011 04:08 AM

I have the a LR308 A4P(16" carbine) and have really been happy with the workmanship and quality of the rifle,I was very surprised and amazed by the out of the box accuracy.
I bought the rifle about five or six years ago for shooting and hunting and have been very happy with my purchase

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