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Looking to add a few items to my RRA ET and would appreciate any recommendations. I have the optics covered already but could use some advice on the following: sling, foregrip, bipod, and maybe a flashlight.

I already have the swivels mounted and a tri-rail system for the foregrip, bipod, and flashlight although a combo sounds like an idea.

ANything else Im missing? Is there a better onlines source than CTD?

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http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/49513-7.html

Kinda cool combo...
http://www.cheaperthandirt.com/ARR278-7.html

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ANything else Im missing?
Lessons on how to shoot it?

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Heck John, I've never even shot an AR. The closest I've come was to shoot a couple Chinese AKs smuggled back from Nam, but that was decades ago. Full auto was interesting... Aside from picking on you, I'm useless in this case. Get some of the South Side boys to take you out. BTW, let me know when you hit the range next. I still have to break in my durn vermin rifle.

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Blackhawk 3 point sling
Haris bi-pod
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Harris bipod for sure, no idea why you think you need a sling




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Harris bipod for sure, no idea why you think you need a sling
In case I need to hop on a bike in a zombie attack of course.
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Harris bipods are big pimp'n, but that dual grip/bipod you linked was cool and functional!!!

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OH yeah, what about a grenade launcher?

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I wonder if this would actually knock a zombi out?
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People that want slings and other accessories have never humped a rifle for extended periods.

Give me an A1 if I am humping.

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I use a "hasty sling" when shooting at longer ranges. (no bipod) It helps stability at longer ranges and isn't as much a PITA as a loop sling. Thats how I learned to do it on the World Famous Bravo Range. It does help, and isn't just tacticool.
For that reason, 1-point slings are out. Mine's a 3-point, but can be used like a normal sling as far as using the hasty sling technique.

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Im married...so beyond the "gentle cleaning" I perform on my AR, I dont care if it adds a couple pounds.

If CTD is crap (yet they sell Harris, Blackhawk, etc)...send me somewhere else.
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Some good flashlights at great prices here: https://www.4sevens.com/

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For anything tactical, you want something 180 Lumens or better. Don't get fooled by "wattage", which means nothing when we are talking about light output.

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That just looks weird using his left eye?
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That just looks weird using his left eye?
It looks weird because 1/2 of those accessories, including that massive scope, are photoshopped in.
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So its okay to right shoulder the weapon and use your left eye?
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It looks weird because 1/2 of those accessories, including that massive scope, are photoshopped in.
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So its okay to right shoulder the weapon and use your left eye?
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I was always taught to use your dominant eye which for me is my right. Ive also had friend do the opposite (Ponch being one if I recal correctly) but they always bitch about it.
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I use a "hasty sling" when shooting at longer ranges. (no bipod) It helps stability at longer ranges and isn't as much a PITA as a loop sling. Thats how I learned to do it on the World Famous Bravo Range. It does help, and isn't just tacticool.
For that reason, 1-point slings are out. Mine's a 3-point, but can be used like a normal sling as far as using the hasty sling technique.
Here we go agreeing again. I was taught to shoot with a sling to improve stability. It helped a lot with my old 30.06 deer rifle. Which reminds me that I need to add one to my 22-250. Big +1

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Here we go agreeing again. I was taught to shoot with a sling to improve stability. It helped a lot with my old 30.06 deer rifle. Which reminds me that I need to add one to my 22-250. Big +1
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