Whats the best type of ar-15 around?

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by cooldude, Jun 6, 2012.

  1. cooldude

    cooldude New Member

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    Know there's many brands that make ar 15 but which ones would be the best of the best? And price doesn't matter here
     
  2. MrWray

    MrWray New Member

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    Maybe a mod will transfer it to the AR15 sub-forum, but the answer to your question is subjective. There are quit a few good brands out there.
     

  3. lbwar15

    lbwar15 New Member

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    Yep it depends on what you are doing with it. But hear is some good ones that are at the top. BCM, DD, stag.
     
  4. cooldude

    cooldude New Member

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    Lol !!my bad didn't mean to put this on handgun thread ...you can tell I'm new to this app lol
     
  5. cooldude

    cooldude New Member

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    What is the best ar15 out on the market?

    I know there's lots of brands that make ar's but which ones are top of the line?and price doesnt matter
     
  6. Depends on what you're using it for and what "best" means to you. For example, the best 3-gun is probably the JP Enterprises CTR-02. Why? Because it's purpose built for that one use. But, that doesn't mean it's better than a Colt or KAC SR15.

    LaRue, Lewis, Noveske, KAC, Colt, Barrett, JP, BCM, Wilson, etc. - any of the top tier manufacturers are a toss up. Now you'll get a bunch of single word "'nuff said" posts promoting the rifle they've chosen - and then there's the "I can build a better one myself" crowd.

    "Best" is the rifle that fits the use you have in mind + price. If price is no object - then choose the name you like best, color, features, operation (DI or piston) - and call it best for you. I own several by different manufacturers and what you'll find is that although the basic design is the same, the execution is slightly different (fit, finish, stock, rails, etc.) - they all shoot the same cartridge reliably and accurately.
     
  7. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    Cudda been worse :D
    DPMS fan here but i'm a simple kinda guy :)
     
  8. AgentTikki

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    Nice post Bucky, just wanna add H&K, Rainer Arms, and lemme check the list.........
     
  9. SSGN_Doc

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    As others said it depends on your primary use. ARs are so adaptable and the market is so huge right now that there are companies who tailor their guns to certain niche groups within the AR world.

    White Oak has a great reputation in the ServiceRifle and highpower match world. JP Enterprises excells in the 3 gun world. Bravo Co., Daniel Defense, Noveske all are after the practical shooters and guys who go to carbine classes and courses. RRA has produced products for match shooters and made specialty guns with predator hunting in mind. Other companies make recreational class guns etc. (Just because I didn't mention some companies doesn't mean they fall into recreational class.)

    So it really does depend on what you want, so that you can tailor the features you want to the type of shooting you intend to do. A 24" Bull barrel may be great for shooting prarie dogs or targets from a bench, but you might not want to run through a combat course with it in tight quarters.
     
  10. jjfuller1

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    the best AR? whichever one is loaded and in my hands...
    jokes aside, Stag,RRA, dpms,Psa,BCM, DD. there are a lot of companys selling good quality AR's and AR parts. you are pretty safe buying most of the brands. first, as stated determine the main use.
     
  11. locutus

    locutus Well-Known Member Supporter

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    There is also a valid argument for it being the one you can afford to buy and take home.

    A DPMS or Oly in your closet is better (for you) than a top end Noveske or LM&Ton the shelf at the LGS.
     
  12. lbwar15

    lbwar15 New Member

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    Not the case for me on promoting what I have chosen. Which I will agree most do that. I have an m&p15. All tho I do love it and you can't realy go wrong with a s&w no mater what it is. It just came along at the right time. And the way things are going in the world I was not going to wait on it any longer. I had to have one and I had to have it then. Like they say getting in the club is better than waiting on that one you may never have.
     
  13. Quentin

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    Normally it's better to wait and save a little more to get what you really want/need. While saving you should continue to use the time researching what's best for you. S&W isn't a bad choice though.
     
  14. lbwar15

    lbwar15 New Member

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    With the way things are looking how much longer can we actually wait tho.
     
  15. AgentTikki

    AgentTikki New Member

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    Man....</3 these threads.....

    What's the best car?
    What's the best truck?
    What's the best knife?
    What's the best food?
    What's the best wife?
    What's the best house?
     
  16. Shoobee

    Shoobee New Member

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    The "best" is the Ruger Mini-14.

    But then, it is not an AR. Is is an M1/M14 scaled down to 5.56mm.

    But it is "the best."
     
  17. Quentin

    Quentin New Member

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    Yeah it gets old... all I know is your gun sucks compared to mine! :p

    Just in case anyone's missed the video:

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kub2EBPkITw[/ame]
     
  18. AgentTikki

    AgentTikki New Member

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    My types the best..... 'nuff said.
     
  19. PlaysWithZombies

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