Range Report: PSA & Plum Crazy

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by ScottA, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. ScottA

    ScottA FAA licensed bugsmasher Lifetime Supporter

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    So I finally got my PSA Plum Crazy hybrid to the range today. Shot about 150 through it. I was shooting iron sights (MBUS) at 25, 50, 100, and 180 yards. Below are the results from 100 and 180, 18" targets. I can certainly hit the broad side of the barn, but I'll need to look at a decent optic before too long.

    The gun cycled fine with Remington brass and Herters steel.
     

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  2. mjkeat

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    Cool, how did it feel. Did it balance well?
     

  3. Quentin

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    Good to hear of another new build working well! PSA does seem to be the real thing. I will be interested to hear how the lower holds up over time.
     
  4. ScottA

    ScottA FAA licensed bugsmasher Lifetime Supporter

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    I was shooting of a bench with a bipod. Can't tell much on the balance. Besides, my left arm is maybe at 70% from last years accident, so I'm not going to be the best judge of being too nose-heavy.

    I was expecting more recoil considering the composite lower. But there wasn't much to speak of.
     
  5. mjkeat

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    Sorry to hear about the injury. Does it seem to be healing correctly?

    Throw a good comp on it and it'll really stay flat.
     
  6. ScottA

    ScottA FAA licensed bugsmasher Lifetime Supporter

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    I lost about 12 degrees of extension. I'm primarily concerned with strengthening at this point.

    Good idea. I'll have to throw an Ace or something in the shooting bag. I assume you were referring to a compression sleeve.
     
  7. mjkeat

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    Compensator but a compression sleeve or some sort of bandage might help as long as you don't get it to tight.
     
  8. ScottA

    ScottA FAA licensed bugsmasher Lifetime Supporter

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    I'll look into that.
     
  9. ScottA

    ScottA FAA licensed bugsmasher Lifetime Supporter

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    I have pretty well determined there are two things I would like to change on the rifle.

    #1 I don't care for the trigger. I haven't measured it, and I suspect it may be close to mil-spec. There's not a great deal of travel to it, but I wouldn't describe it as breaking... more like crunching.

    Anyone have any recommendations on good trigger groups?

    #2 The charging handle is down right a pain. I want to get something that doesn't feel like it's cutting into my fingers every time I pull on it. Suggestions would be appreciated on this as well.
     
  10. mjkeat

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    Trigger: Are you mostly shooting from a bench?

    CH: BCM/VLTOR mod 4 Gunfighter. The best on the market, period.
     
  11. Quentin

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    I second the BCM/Vltor Gunfighter Model 4 charging handle. For comfort and strength this has the middle size finger latch but you could go with the Model 3 if you want even larger.

    For triggers we need to know more what you're looking for and price.
     
  12. ZombieKiller83

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    Plus 3 although I went with the model 3 but my next build will be a 4, the 3 is great but it tends to poke you when using a sling ha