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Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 11-09-2013, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Larry in SD
In a 20" Bull Barrel I have had a few over the...

In a 20" Bull Barrel I have had a few over the years. The first was a DPMS 20" Bull Barrel Upper Receiver Assembly with a 20" Stainless Fluted Bull Barrel. This upper receiver shot honest 1/2" groups...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-19-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Larry in SD
Actually it is going to depend on the Upper you...

Actually it is going to depend on the Upper you want to start with. Is this to be a 16" Barrel? If so there really isn't enough difference between the 6.5 Grendel and the 6.8 SPC worth talking about...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-07-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Larry in SD
My son in law recently picked up a DPMS Oracle...

My son in law recently picked up a DPMS Oracle 5.56 with the stainless barrel. We installed a Yankee Hill Machine Mid Length Free Float Tube. It came with a full length top rail and a 3" rail that...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-06-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,754
Posted By Larry in SD
You're very welcome. It has been a couple years...

You're very welcome. It has been a couple years since I worked on an AP4 so am not sure if they have changed since then or not.

Larry
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-06-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,754
Posted By Larry in SD
The two AP4's I have worked on (one a LR308 AP4...

The two AP4's I have worked on (one a LR308 AP4 and one a 5.56 AP4) both had the front sight base gas blocks held on with tapered pins. All of the rest of the DPMS AR's I have worked on have had a...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-06-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Larry in SD
Actually on my buddies AP4 we used a DPMS Carbine...

Actually on my buddies AP4 we used a DPMS Carbine Length Aluminum Free Float Tube. I knocked out the two tapered pins, removed the front sight base gas block, swapped out the handguards for the new...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 10-05-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,754
Posted By Larry in SD
I recently (last June) purchased a DPMS Oracle in...

I recently (last June) purchased a DPMS Oracle in 5.56. I had a Bushmaster 16" M4 ORC which I sold when the prices were high.

I have had a few AR's over the years and this Oracle was not my first...
Firearms Forum: .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 10-20-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Larry in SD
I don't have a Ruger SR-22, but rather I built my...

I don't have a Ruger SR-22, but rather I built my own version since I had a 1/22 to start with. I picked up the Nordic Components AR-22 Receiver Chassis Kit, a Stoner Buffertube with 6 Postion...
Firearms Forum: Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion 10-13-2010, 10:30 PM
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Posted By Larry in SD
A buddy of mine has a DPMS LR-308B with the 18"...

A buddy of mine has a DPMS LR-308B with the 18" Bull Barrel. That would not be my first choice for a Hunting Rifle as it is just as heavy as my .223 DPMS Panther Bull 20 AR-15.

At any rate we...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 09-08-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Larry in SD
While I do not have an Olympic Arms AR I do have...

While I do not have an Olympic Arms AR I do have a friend that has a couple. Both of his are K8 Targetmatch AR's with the 20" Bull Barrels in .223. Both of his have run flawlessly and are quite...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-28-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 760
Posted By Larry in SD
I don't think you'll be disappointed with the...

I don't think you'll be disappointed with the quality and accuracy of a DPMS. I have a DPMS Panther Bull 20 in .223. Mine is set up with a JP Enterprises Adjustable Trigger with a Bushnell Elite 3200...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-20-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,967
Posted By Larry in SD
I just checked the DelTon web site. They kind of...

I just checked the DelTon web site. They kind of have what you want in a 16" Midlength but the muzzle is threaded.

I would either give them a call to see if they could make one without a threaded...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 08-05-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,046
Posted By Larry in SD
I have had a Bushmaster 16" M4 Optics Ready...

I have had a Bushmaster 16" M4 Optics Ready Carbine for about 3 years now. It has become my go to Rifle when I go calling Coyotes.

I have mine set up with a Bushnell Elite 3200 1.5x4.5x32mm...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-23-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By Larry in SD
Congrats on your new AR. I am quite sure if you...

Congrats on your new AR. I am quite sure if you treat it right it will treat you right.

I personally do not own an Oly AR, but a good friend and shooting buddy has two 20" Bull Barrel K8...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 06-07-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,600
Posted By Larry in SD
All of the free float tubes I have installed (on...

All of the free float tubes I have installed (on Bushmaster and DPMS AR's) have right hand threads, ie clockwise to tighten and counterclockwise to loosen.

Larry
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 05-19-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,247
Posted By Larry in SD
I am partial to the Harris Swivel (which should...

I am partial to the Harris Swivel (which should be called cant as this feature allows the rifle to be canted from side to side to keep the rifle straight on uneven surfaces) Bipods. I like the fact...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 05-18-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By Larry in SD
You can take the "15 minute trigger job" a step...

You can take the "15 minute trigger job" a step further quite easily. Once you are done with your "15 Minute Trigger Job" do a simple test.

With the Hammer Cocked and the Safety in the On Safe...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 05-15-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By Larry in SD
I have a DPMS Panther Bull 20 AR-15 that I too...

I have a DPMS Panther Bull 20 AR-15 that I too would like to put on a diet. However every time I shoot itty, bitty groups with it I ask myself if I really want to take the chance of having it fluted...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 04-17-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,120
Posted By Larry in SD
I have had a Bushmaster 16" M4 ORC for a couple...

I have had a Bushmaster 16" M4 ORC for a couple years now. I have accessorized it a bit with a JP Enterprises Adjustable Trigger, Speed Hammer and Springs, plus added a DPMS Carbine Length Aluminum...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 01-02-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 976
Posted By Larry in SD
I decided since I had the JP Enterprises...

I decided since I had the JP Enterprises Adjustable Trigger, Speed Hammer and Springs I would go ahead and install it rather than trying to sell it and buy something different. It turned out really...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-30-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 976
Posted By Larry in SD
Thanks for the replies guys. Larry

Thanks for the replies guys.

Larry
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-30-2009, 12:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 976
Posted By Larry in SD
AR Triggers, what's your preference ?

As I stated in a different post I currently have two AR's, one a 16" Bushmaster M4 ORC and a DPMS Panther Bull 20.

I have a JP Enterprises Adjustable Trigger, Speed Hammer & Springs in my...
Firearms Forum: AR-15 Discussion 12-29-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,352
Posted By Larry in SD
New guy here. I've been shooting AR's for about 3...

New guy here. I've been shooting AR's for about 3 years or so now. I started out with a DPMS Panther Bull 20 Fluted in .223. Right off the bat I was super impressed with it's accuracy and...
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