GUN What was your first Ar and how did you like it?

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  1. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    saw this thread on m4carbine.net and thought it would be cool to repost it here :cool:
     
  2. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    got my first AR stripped lower in 2006 but sat on it for a long time deciding what to get.

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    added some color:

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    i then got a rock river arms lower parts kit, magpul MIAD grip and magpul milspec CTR:

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    awaiting the upper:

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    december of '07 i ordered my upper; a CMMG 14.5" M4 upper with a troy BUIS for $687 shipped.

    pics of the upper when i got it:

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    i wasn't anticipating getting optics for a while but i stumbled upon a great deal on a TA33 ACOG

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    after this i went to SHOT 08 in Las Vegas and got to mess around with the then-brand new Troy Industries MRF-DI rail for carbines. needless to say i got on the waiting list as soon as i got home and ordered one when they were put on the market:

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    since then i've added some minor things like magpul rail covers, KAC VFG, a vickers sling, and a flip front cover for the acog.

    here is my rifle in its current configuration:

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    i love this rifle!

    and now it begins all over again:

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  3. LancerV

    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    lobstradomus New Member

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    M16A3 clone w/ detachable carry handle. It has been great so far but I really want a smaller carbine now too.
     
  5. Y2kAccord

    Y2kAccord Everything happens for reasons I just dont know

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    RRA Entry Tactical... very nice rifle, just never shot it enough and ammo prices tripled in the time I had it.. so I sold it to a friend for about what i paid for it
     
  6. Painkiller

    Painkiller The Synarchy of Molten Bones

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    some post ban rra A2 16"
    re barreled after the ban ended.
    Don't know after that.
     
  7. twistid

    twistid Banged By Super Models Moderator

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    my first AR, was a Charter Arms AR7... i wish i still had it.:o
     
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    run of the mill bushmaster I got from mallninja.jpg

    forgot about the "how did you like it" part...it's okay, not my favorite rifle, but a solid performer.
     
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  9. Floyd91

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    My first was:

    Mega Lower
    RRA LPk
    Magpul MIAD
    yhm flip up rear buis
    Bushmaster 14.5 upper with perm attached yhm flash hider
    barfcom special fakepoint

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    Wish I would had never sold it :hs:
     
  10. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    first ar was preban bushy standard 20" A2. It was ok.
     
  11. johnson

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    Built up a lower last year

    noveske lower
    rra lpk
    magpul miad basic
    magpul enhanced trigger guard
    vltor e-mod stock

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    Sold it when I put a Noveske middy basic on order. Quote was a week and I cancelled it when it still didnt ship after 3 weeks. Sold the complete lower and BCM BCG locally like an idiot.

    Fast forward to last month. I bought a BCM middy upper. Getting a MEGA lower in 2 weeks.

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  12. Small Block LSX

    Small Block LSX BMW | N54 | LSX | Gun | PS3 | Parent | Night CREW

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    My first was a RRA Government model AR. I paid around ~$2300 for it. Lost my job and drained my bank. Ended up selling it to a dude for $850 last year. :( Biggest mistake ever.
     
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    phrozenlikwid New Member

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    Bushy varminter. It was 'iight. I wasn't really into the run & gun thing back then.
     
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    TheHunter Unprofessional Lurker

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    Colt AR-15 Match Target. Wife bought it for me during the bleak years (during the AWB) for my 28th birthday.

    Two doublestar lowers on the way for making fun toys and having something for my two boys when they get older.
     
  15. einhander

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    First...

    - Stag 3H Upper
    - Doublestar Lower
    - Magpul MOE Handguards
    - Magpul MIAD Grip
    - Magpul CTR Stock

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    How'd I like it? Dunno, I only shot like 40 rounds out of it. Sold it in hopes of picking up a HK USC. Ended getting back into AR's instead.


    New rifle that will be done this coming Tuesday...

    - 14.5" Noveske N4 Light Upper
    - Kaiser Defense Lower
    - Magpul MIAD Grip
    - Magpul M93B Stock (UBR arriving on Monday)
     
  16. XR250rdr

    XR250rdr OT Supporter

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    Still working on my first one.

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    RRA Stripped Lower
    Doublestar LPK
    A2 Stock
    RRA Stripped Upper
    RRA BCG
    Lilja 20" SS barrel

    Just waiting on a handguard to be able to shoot it. Although I should decide on sights if I want to hit anything.
     
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    mine is alil bit of an oddball
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    2-3 months later,bought the m4gery
     
  18. SlowTA367

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    My first AR was an Armalite m15a4 with the midlength rail from the factory. I like it but I'm about to sell it so I can pick up a Colt 6940.
     
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    my first ar has been through different parts
    RRA lower
    LMT 16" upper
    Stag LPK
    Magpul CTR/MIAD/Trigger guard
    Troy MRF-C rail
    MI SPLP BUIS
    Eotech 512
    VCAS sling

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    now it has
    jp springs
    noveske 14.5 afghan w/ perm blackout fh
    dd lite rail 10.0
    aimpoint t-1
    td stubby vfg
    magpul asap and ms2 sling
    i need some mbus sights :(

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  21. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    kds000 New Member

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    i like it a lot better than the eotech, but i kinda miss my ta-31f acog
     
  23. Sloi

    Sloi Back up in your ass with the resurrection

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    My first was a 20 incher. It was nice, but I ended up selling it to fund another gun.
     
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    more off Moderator

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    used to shoot my parent's m16s, never owned an AR myself.
     
  25. Jas0n

    Jas0n Антихрист

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    Bought a stripped lower, an LPK and a complete upper from someplace online for cheap. Put it together... hated it. Sold it, got a DPMS slickside bull barrel whatever.... hated it. Shot a few other ARs... hated them.

    What the hell.

    I want an AR10.
     

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