Pistol caliber carbine, build or buy?

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by carnestopher, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. carnestopher

    carnestopher New Member

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    M about to dive into my first pistol caliber rifle and I'm wondering if I should build an AR or buy one. I hate the look of the Beretta CX4 Storm and I'm not shelling out the cash for a Kriss. Looks like I'm building one. What do y'all think? My first few builds have been fun and I'm sort of pumped about it
     
  2. carnestopher

    carnestopher New Member

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    Also forgot about the Kel Tec. That's ugly as all hell too. Are there any I'm missing before I start a build?
     

  3. DrFootball

    DrFootball disappointed & disgusted, But DETERMINED... Lifetime Supporter

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    Rock river LAR-9...
     
  4. dyslexic_llama

    dyslexic_llama New Member

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    No love for the Hi Point 995?

    They are cheap and tough little guns.
     
  5. Mercator

    Mercator Active Member

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    One interesting option is the MechTech carbine upper. It will fit in a 1911 or Glock frame, depending on the configuration. If you own one or the other, it makes economic sense. Plus a better trigger than any production semiauto carbine.
     
  6. JW357

    JW357 New Member

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    That's a pretty neat concept. I like it.
     
  7. Overkill0084

    Overkill0084 Active Member

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    I have a CX4, .45 acp. It's a blast to shoot, it's surprisingly accurate, and it fits my HD needs well.

    The Hi Point carbine is certainly not to be dismissed without a fair look. The folks I know that have them like them a lot. Of course, if you dislike the look of the CX4, you're probably going to hate the Hi Point.