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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-21-2004, 02:14 AM Thread Starter
 
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Ar-15 Help!!!

I just recived my Firearms Owners I.D. and I am looking to purchace a Assult Rifle I hear that a Ar-15 is the only way to go. I have some expierance at the range. (I used to go when I was younger with my dad been to the range about 9 or 10 times) As you guys know there are like Millions of options for this Rifle. I am just hoping that someone can point me in the right direction of Which one to buy (Type, Modifications needed, Brand Ect...). Keeping in mind I am new to the sport and it will be my first 2nd rifle. Also would you recomend a AK ?? (what do you guys have to say about them) Just becasue there cheaper and they will get the job done?? would that make a good rifle to own??


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Im curious as to why you would even waste money on any type of assault weapon?............ get a 30/30, or 30 06 soething you can acually use if you choose.

Its cool if you've always wanted something like that,, I just have never understood the need or want for such a weapon...........

Unless of course your a gang banger

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What are you going to be using the rifle for.

Home protection. It would be OK, but a shotty would be better, 30-06 definately not

Plinking, It would be great, cheap, low recoil, lot of aftermerket part 30-30 or 30-06 definately not

Accuracy. Ar15 would also be great. not to the level of a high end bolt action but good enough

Looks, I think the Ar looks alot better than my grandpa's 30-30

I'm not a big fan of AK, they are great functioning guns


I would recommend a AR15. I'm a fan of Bushmaster.

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Im curious as to why you would even waste money on any type of assault weapon?............ get a 30/30, or 30 06 soething you can acually use if you choose.

You can hunt deer in WI with one.
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I want a Rifle I can have a lot of Fun with and learn about. Go to the Range a lot and Inprove my skill while have a lot of fun. I also do not want to spend my money on a crappy rife. If I am going to buy something I will spend the little extra money just to make sure its good quality. The reason I might be leaning towards a AK is that I hear it requires less attention. It could be beat on with out anything really going wrong and ohh... yeah its a couple hundred dollars cheaper.


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The AK does requires less attention. It also has looser tolerances, which result is a drop in accuracy

But The AR doesn't need much attention and I think its fun to strip the weapon, fiqure out how it works. and to keep it clean.

The fun thing about the AR is you can build it into a tactical carbine or a tact driver depending on your mood

Another gun you might want to look at is the
DSA FAL at www.dsarms.com

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I want a Rifle I can have a lot of Fun with and learn about. Go to the Range a lot and Inprove my skill while have a lot of fun. I also do not want to spend my money on a crappy rife. If I am going to buy something I will spend the little extra money just to make sure its good quality. The reason I might be leaning towards a AK is that I hear it requires less attention. It could be beat on with out anything really going wrong and ohh... yeah its a couple hundred dollars cheaper.


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AK would be fine as long as you dont shoot over 200yds alot. Henry (guy I know) does 1000yd competiton shots with an AR of his.
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