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Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by fern, Dec 11, 2012.
Witch one should I buy?
Which one should I buy for $900.00?
Rock River would be my choice of the two.
Definitely Rock River
I know quite a few people who own RR and swear by them. They seem to be really great guns. I have a Bushy and love it. IMHO get what you can afford, you can change internals to suit your needs.
I bought mine from a friend for a really great deal that I couldn't pass up.
Stopped by RRA today and picked up a lower, they have some good looking customer service reps to boot
And not one picture?..?
No cameras allowed! Propriety work going on and all.
I've heard that about places...have some great photos of the Shelby manufacturing line where they make the Cobra's! I mean I've heard of someone having pictures.
Yeah but these are those evil black rifles. They don't even have a sign out front that says who they are in case someone couldn't tell from the high barbed wire fence, cameras, address on their website etc. Next time I pick up an order I'll see what I can do for ya.
Nothing wrong with Bushmaster but my Rock River is one of my favorite guns at home. And I also own a Daniel Defense..Hard to tell the difference by looking at them even tho itsa hundreds more....(though the DD has much tighter fit between lower and upper.)
So I gess I'd say RRA over BM only based on experience with one... which I think is not a good data point to base a recommendation on.
Yeah I think the RR is the one siding towards
There are better choices. Have you looked at anything else?
I second this, there are other choices. Any particularb reason you're settling on these two?
What other suggestions for $900 besides DIY build? I can't speak for the OP but I would rather have a factory built AR from someone who knows what they're doing. Because I wouldn't know where to start with a DIY.
That colt at wallyworld isnt much more then that 900
read the stickies at the front of the AR section of the forum. there are also many videos on YouTube that show how to build an upper and a lower. Brownell's also has videos on their website on building and AR. there are many books devoted to the AR platform. nice thing is they really don't require a lot of specialized tools to build and can be built a little over time as money allows if money is tight. $900 would buy the parts to build a pretty nice AR. another advantage to building is you can use what suits you, without having things that don't.
PSA sells excellent complete ARs for less than $900. But I'd rather choose the parts myself.
DIY is easy if you learn the AR platform and choose wisely. Really there's no difference between a quality factory rifle and a quality build. Not selecting or even knowing what goes into your AR is insane but I know people do it all the time.