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Which AR of these 2?

I'm considering some AR options. Which of the 2 listed below would you recommend I go with?
1) Daniel Defense M4V2 - $1230 includes shipping http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/p...+CARBINE+16%22

2) Colt SP6920 Magpul package - $1107 includes shipping
http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/p...0223%20MAGPUL/

The DD is ~$100 more, but looks like it has a few more options. The Colt is a Colt so I'm told that means quality. This is my first AR, but I wont be buying more so I would like to get "the right one" the first time. The DD is at the very top of my budget.
The purpose of this AR is going to be for HD, SHTF, range plinking, and possibly some type of hunting in the future, but the hunting part is lower priority.

We seem to have some good knowledgable people on this forum who know a lot about AR's.
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The DD.

This one is really nice; DDM4V5; mid gas and more rail.
http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/p...V5+223+CARBINE
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Is Daniel Defense a pretty well known company in AR's? Also what is it that you guys like about the DD over the Colt in this case? What are the primary differences? Thanks for any help.
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DD is a very well known and highly regarded manufacturer. I heard different things about Colt's quality slipping, but have not seen them myself - just repeating what I read in the forum
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Colt's quality slipping, but have not seen them myself - just repeating what I read in the forum
That's hogwash... that being said. I'd get the DD.
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Some of this is meh, but the last drop test... I'd go DD.

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I used to say Colt is a better choice but knowing more about the ARs now, I'd go with Daniel Defense.
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The DD.

This one is really nice; DDM4V5; mid gas and more rail.
http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/p...V5+223+CARBINE
That's hot! Looks like $1200 from Bud's (good shop, this is where I got my Remington 700R)

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Yeah I'm leaning towards the $1200 DDm4V5 from Bud's. If anyone has a better similarly priced option feel free to let me know. I think $1200 is nearing the top of my budget.
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How about this for around the same money?

http://www.redjacketfirearms.com/ind...emart&Itemid=6

Personally I would like a AK, so in the future I may be adding this to the collection.

http://www.redjacketfirearms.com/ind...emart&Itemid=4
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How about this for around the same money?

http://www.redjacketfirearms.com/ind...emart&Itemid=6

Personally I would like a AK, so in the future I may be adding this to the collection.

http://www.redjacketfirearms.com/ind...emart&Itemid=4
How is the quality on Red Jacket's stuff? They sure seem like a bunch of morons on that awful TV show. They remind me of the American Chopper retards.
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I was serious about asking, idk much about the firearms other than the show is entertaining and Steph needs braces and needs to stop applying her make up garage door style.
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The Redjacket stuff looks stylish, but that DD has better specs. I've never had my hands on an RJ rifle or shotgun, but from what I see...it's "ok". Not something I would consider a service weapon.

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The Redjacket stuff ..... Not something I would consider a service weapon.
This +100
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That DDM4V5 looks great and even if you would build similar spec AR from parts, you would not save anything over buds price!

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