GUN Which upper should I buy?

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  1. Scaramanga

    Scaramanga Active Member

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    Entry Tactical
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    CAR A4
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    Another 16" inch upper...

    Anyone have any pros/cons against the R4 barrel?
     
  2. Painkiller

    Painkiller The Synarchy of Molten Bones

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    I have a chromelined R4 barrel on mine. Haven't shot it yet though.
     
  3. A96HondaAccordCoupeEX

    A96HondaAccordCoupeEX Silver Member

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    is that rail on the carry handle even functional? Meaning can you put a optic on it, without blocking the BUIS?
     
  4. Painkiller

    Painkiller The Synarchy of Molten Bones

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    It's meant to be like a A2 carry handle.
     
  5. USMCsilver

    USMCsilver Active Member

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    No.

    Basically, it serves no purpose. If you want a carry handle, then get a carry handle. If you want a flat top, then my Lord, by all means, get a flat top.

    I know that the option above is actually a flat top, but that "tactical" carry handle doohickey would soon go into the parts bin if you went that route.

    You can get those uppers minus the carry handle; it would even save you a few bucks.

    I suggest an ARMS #40 BUIS (back up iron sight) and some sort of red dot optic. Well, not just "some sort"... Try to keep it quality oriented. I suggest either an Aimpont, Reflex II, ACOG, or Holosight. Also, see if you can get one of those w/ a QR mount. This way, in case you want to take the optics off, it is no problem. Plus, your stuff will return to zero when you re-mount it.

    Additionally, if you go w/ the BUIS/red dot option, it gives you the ability to get a scope also. Just pop your crap off, then strap on a scope, and you're good to go!
     
  6. GlocksRock

    GlocksRock Glock > You

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  7. Jefferson Darcy

    Jefferson Darcy Ol' shit chest

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    none of those.... buy an LMT M4 upper.

    or if u have alot of money to spend buy an LMT MRP upper....
     
  8. Jefferson Darcy

    Jefferson Darcy Ol' shit chest

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    teh MRP:

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  9. JohnBuuu

    JohnBuuu New Member

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    Second the LMT M4 upper, various quality vendors on AR15.com have them, and I personally have 3, and the quality/features are on par with my colt stuff.
    M4 feed ramps (nice to have, not really a big deal)
    Chrome lined bore/chamber, w 1-7in twist, 4150 barrel steel (pretty sure its 1450)
    Numbered 1913 rails
    Correct FSB

    LMT is tits, highly recommend them. Got some hard to find lowers coming too.
    HTH
    John F.
     
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    footratfunkface New Member

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    if you think the MRP looks good, look at this:

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