New Guy Here...My New AR-15

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by MrTac, Aug 25, 2010.

  1. MrTac

    MrTac New Member

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    Just figured I'd say hi to everyone. I just purchased my first AR-15 last week and just got done putting the finishing touches on it tonight. It took me a while to figure out exactly what I wanted and how I wanted it. I am still trying to think of what I can do next, but I'm out of ideas for now. That, and I had to reach pretty deep into my pockets for everything already :)

    I've always wanted an AR-15, especially considering I grew very fond of my M-16 while I was active duty in the military. I just never pulled the trigger and purchased one. Last week I came across the perfect opportunity to snatch up a nice AR-15 at a great price. And now I have spent just as much on accessories as I did the dang gun itself :eek:

    Anyways, here are a few pics of the finished product.....let me know what you guys think...

    Oh, almost forgot. Here's what I added....

    EOTECH 517 Holographic Sight
    UTG Swatforce 150 Lumen LED Tactical Flashlight w/Pressure Switch
    NcStar Green Laser Sight
    Various rails/misc items
     

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  2. diggsbakes

    diggsbakes New Member

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    Looks great bro. I really dig the Magpul hand-guards and stock. For me I don't like a laser mounted on the bottom of hand-guard. I gets in the way. Command arms makes rings with Picitinny mounts on 3 sides that you could use to mount your light with, then attach the laser to the rigs holding the light.

    Just something to think about.

    Enjoy your new toy.
     

  3. MrTac

    MrTac New Member

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    Yeah, I don't care much for the bottom mounted laser either. It'll be getting changed fairly soon. I may try out your suggestion.
     
  4. peabody

    peabody New Member

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    hello fellow missouri boy !!

    i waved at ya today, as i was coming down 55 :)

    in louisiana now,

    nice rifle !!!

    now gets busy, getting parts together for your 1st ''retro'' build.... lol.


    everyone ''NEEDS'' an M16A1 service rifle/clone/slickside :) :) :)


    peabody
     
  5. MrTac

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    Just fixed the laser position problem. I went ahead and mounted it on top of the barrel. I didn't do it before because I thought it would block the EOTECH sight. But it actually mounted quite well, with very minimal interference.
     

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  6. spittinfire

    spittinfire New Member Supporter

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    Good looking stick you've got. I've never been a fan of anything but black furniture but that looks good.
     
  7. mach1337

    mach1337 New Member

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    Nice I like it. is that foliage or OD green? i was thinkin about doin one or the other for my first one decided black first and then ill do a color one later or just do some sweet camo to my black one. well see.
     
  8. Yunus

    Yunus New Member

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    Nice AR you got there. When you take it to the range take some pics and give us a range report as well.
    Welcome to the forums.
     
  9. MrTac

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    Yeah, I usually like all black. But it worked out really good. I will likely change out the grip for an ergonomic one and will also add a foregrip. I'm heading back to the gun store today.

    I won't get a chance to zero it in until the weekend. If not then, it'll be another couple weeks. I'm only going to be home on weekends starting next week through the end of October.
     
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  10. MrTac

    MrTac New Member

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    It's OD green
     
  11. orangello

    orangello New Member

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    Gotta love that OD green goodness! If you see a thread in the "club house" section about "bushcraft", you will see a matching knife.

    Very nice!
     
  12. MrTac

    MrTac New Member

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    Made a new addition today. A new ATG Magpul foregrip. Worked out nicely. I also added a pressure switch to the green laser. I positioned it right below the flashlight pressure switch. I am done for now. I may still add the ergonomic grip later.
     

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  13. Uchahi

    Uchahi New Member

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    That is very nice!
     
  14. Craig801

    Craig801 New Member

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    nice looking gun there
     
  15. MrMilspecer

    MrMilspecer New Member

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    Looks good. All those goodies add up fast. How does it shoot? Keep us posted.