Not sure made the right choice

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by jrfusatf, Apr 24, 2013.

  1. jrfusatf

    jrfusatf New Member

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    I recently purchased USATactical 5.56, but since I live in NJ I'm waiting the 10 to 12 days to pick-up, my question did I purchase a quality AR? I was ready to buy M&P15 but when I saw the USA Tact I really thought it was a better than the M&P any comments are welcomed... Thanks
     
  2. JonM

    JonM Moderator

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    Sorry never heard of usatactical.
     

  3. dog2000tj

    dog2000tj New Member

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    the AR is made up of parts ... as long as the receivers are of quality make everything else can be changed out or upgraded if need be. When you get the rifle take it to the range and break it in ... then shoot the snot out of it. If something is not up to par you will find out ;)
     
  4. Axxe55

    Axxe55 The Apocalypse Is Coming.....

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    do you always buy things and then ask if they are a quality product?

    the time to ask questions is before you buy, not afterwards.

    or did you get caught up in some ill-fated feelings that you suddenly needed an AR and bought the first one that came along?

    not bashing on you, just trying to understand your reasoning here.
     
  5. Quentin

    Quentin New Member

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    Can you provide links and specs for the one you got? Not familiar with that brand but you can be sure the devil is in the details. Hopefully it's good.
     
  6. bluez

    bluez Well-Known Member

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    What dog sais.

    Shoot it , enjoy it. if somehting breaks you found your weak spot and you just replace it :)
     
  7. PC167

    PC167 New Member

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    I think you should of did a little more research on the product, or at least asked more questions before you purchased your rifle if you're unsure.

    This forum is great for asking question and there a ton of information here if you want it. Good luck!
     
  8. sweeper22

    sweeper22 New Member

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    This isn't bad advice. When it comes to resale value, the name stamped on your rifle's receivers can matter greatly. But for actual function, nothing trumps the (1) barrel, (2) BCG, and then sometimes third (depending on the setup and use) the optics and trigger.

    Buying an 'in demand' name receiver pays off every time if you intend to eventually sell the rifle. And it's also good for range pride and such. But honestly, receivers are not near as impactful in true function as many believe. And they're also not stressed in such a manner that getting the bestest coolest thing will actually make for superior performance in my opinion.

    And yes, when I can land them at a fair price I'm very happy to build around Noveske lowers, Vltor uppers, etc. But that's all about range pride and resale value. So the right receiver can pay dividends when you sell. But in many cases the affordable and available stuff (PSA for example) is 100% as functional.
     
  9. jrfusatf

    jrfusatf New Member

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    Thanks guys and yes did my homework but just wanted to hear from the experts. I plan on taken it straight to the range to see if there are any issues. The site is USATacticalFirearms, thank you.
     
  10. MisterMcCool

    MisterMcCool Well-Known Member Supporter

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    And you asked us? :)
     
  11. SSGN_Doc

    SSGN_Doc Well-Known Member

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    their website doesn't offer a lot of info on the parts that they use. No specs on the type of steel in the barrels or if the barrels are chrome lined. Doesn't say what kind of bolt or carrier you are getting. Doesn't mention anything about military specifications being something they adhere to.

    Out of curiosity, what was it about this particular rifle that made you think it was better than one made by Smith and Wesson?

    Not trying to bust on ya, but I really am curious about that that last bit, since Smith and Wesson have been around for a minute or two.
     
  12. Quentin

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    This one? Package-A? AWB compliant? If not, which one?
    http://usatacticalfirearms.mybigcommerce.com/package-a-usa-15-223-5-56-rifle-16-m4-barrel/

    I will say $1,499.00 is an astronomical price for what you get in Package-A. Also it's worrisome so many details have been omitted.
     
  13. Axxe55

    Axxe55 The Apocalypse Is Coming.....

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  14. jrfusatf

    jrfusatf New Member

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    Took new AR to the range ran 60 rounds not a problem took home and cleaned. Looking forward to next time at the range, I'm very satisfied with my new USA Tactical Firearm should have mention in previous threads cost of AR $1000.00 plus $350 in upgrades (Magpul stock, grip, rail covers, sling, gun case and flip-up sights.)
     
  15. Squawk

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    Just so you know, you could have gotten much better for that much money. But I am glad you like it and had no problems.
     
  16. Serapis

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    You can't own a colt AR-15 in NJ. If you purchase an AWB compliant rifle in NJ, you'll pay an extreme price. You need to assemble your own here if you don't want to feel like you got hosed.
     
  17. DropZone889

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    I just checked out their site and Wow those prices are crazy for a not well known brand. My LGS had a complete PSA Rifle for $800 two weeks ago!
     
  18. Squawk

    Squawk New Member

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    Kygunco did as well.
     
  19. jamesb

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  20. sbach311

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    I just bought a colt le6920mp-fde with all the magpul goodies for $1100. I thought it was a good deal and knew exactly what I was getting.