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Here's the 20" gun. Glass will be a strike eagle 5-25 relatively soon. Taken this to 1,000 a few times and it is becoming one of my favorite rifles. Criterion hybrid, ssa-e, BCM upper, aero lower.
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Have you noticed any POI shifts from using the BCM upper/handguard? I personally went with a Vltor MUR to offset this, but I am curious to know your experience with a more mil-specish upper.
 

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Have you noticed any POI shifts from using the BCM upper/handguard? I personally went with a Vltor MUR to offset this, but I am curious to know your experience with a more mil-specish upper.
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Not that I can tell, and I've both gotten it pretty hot and also loaded on tripods, etc. If there is a difference, it isn't showing at 800-900 yards. It shoots 10 shot groups with 73 eld's at an inch.

I've also been curious about the reinforced uppers, but as far as I can tell, milspec style uppers are good to go. If there is a difference, I'm not a good enough shooter to notice.
 
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Good to know, I need to test mine with some match ammunition. Vltor MUR/BCM MCMR/BCM ELW barrel /TA31 ACOG for me currently.

I’m betting its more accurate than I am currently capable of.
 

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How do you like the Geissele bolt latch?

I have a seekins and its a nice improvement, always curious if there is something better.

I have a similar setup. Folder vs PDW
 

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    @Mr. Zick
    How do you like the Geissele bolt latch?

    I have a seekins and its a nice improvement, always curious if there is something better.

    I have a similar setup. Folder vs PDW
    I’ve only had it together for a week and I’ve only got 60rds through it. All lower parts came by recommendation from Wes at MSTN. My only input was “gotta work”, and trigger. I think I would like an SBA3 and a LAW better than the PDW.
     
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    The folder is nice for a 10.5” 556.

    I too like to read Wes’ recommendations for parts.
    He builds nice stuff.
    I cant always spend his budget, but he does make nice affordable options known as well.
     

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    The folder is nice for a 10.5” 556.

    I too like to read Wes’ recommendations for parts.
    He builds nice stuff.
    I cant always spend his budget, but he does make nice affordable options known as well.
    This ones 11.5”, 25.5” collapsed 😳(CCW covers me to 26”).
    I was looking for parts and just decided “fuck it, they’ll have what I need and I won’t screw it up.”
     

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    Knowing I am shooting the best = priceless

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    My bastardized MK18 clone. Started life as a Springfield Saint Edge. It got a Wilson Combat 11.3" 5.56 barrel, Noveske KX5, Noveske K9 barrier brace, Geissele Super 13 foreend, Geissele gas block, Bootleg Precision gas tube, ADM BCG, Scalarworks PEAK Irons, and a Leupold DPP red dot. It came stock with the Maxim Defense pistol brace. She's a tack driver. I run Sig 77 grain OTM's through it and it prints some tiny little groups.
     

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    Kind of a cheaper pistol i assembled for dedicated HD that wasn't uber cheap but if someone walked off with it i wouldn't have a stroke. Damn locking mechanism for the QD latch on the holosun fell off today. Kinda makes me want to get another AMG. But damnit if shake/awake isn't convenient. Kind of a gassy little thing even with the carrier. Shot it with the turbo k hoping the carrier would tone it down, ejection was still at 2:30. Also never realized the switch for the gemtech was on the receiver side. Seriously hate that. Got a hell of deal on it from a friend though for $75 so i really can't complain.
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    Is this the new Geissele URG-I upper? How do you like it?
    It's decent. I haven't had it run through a class yet, that will be the real test. I got it on sale and for the price it's okay. Geissele has gone shit crazy with pricing. I don't know if it has to do with the current social situation, but damn they want a lot for their shit now. The URG-I uppers sell for $1250 for the near clone, if you can find one. At that price you're getting into the LMT price range. If you can wait until after the election maybe the prices will go down.If not get a LMT upper.
     

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    Not a normal AR' pistol: BAD PDW pistol lower complete with Gearhead Works Mod 1 brace; Trigger Tech 3.5 LB Competition trigger; BAD push pins and extended safety; V7 ambi short throw safety and S7 Bolt Catch; BAD 556-LW billet upper; V Seven 10.5" .223 SS fluted barrel,1x7 twist, coated Black; Lancer carbon fiber forend, to match the carbon fiber cheekpiece of the BAD PDW lower; ; B.E. Meyers flash suppressor, Ionbonfd DC coated; Geissele Airborne SCH; Young MFG hard chromed centerless ground bolt carrier with JP DLC coated Enhanced Bolt. You'll never see one quite like this again.


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    Here is my 16 inch ARP barreled 6.8 spc. I usually run my Socom 2 on it was on another rifle when I was shooting this one on this particular day.IMG_8632.jpg
     

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    This was my first AR build. 20" Wilson Combat Super Sniper fluted heavy .223 Wylde barrel. DD Upper, BCG, and handguard. Juggernaut Tactical billet lower, Larue MBT, Magpul grip, MFT stock, and MI barrier brace. MI QD scope mount, Leupold VX5HD 2-10 x 44 scope, and Magpul MBUS Pro flip up sights. Small parts kit was Seekins, and it has KNS anti walk pins. She is a fantastic shooter. LR AR.jpg
     

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    Got a Rugged Razor in there I use for both guns

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    Broke a few of the old ARs out of the safe... have not used them really at all in 2yrs.... forgot how much fin they are... I have only been shooting at stuff on work training days. 20200923_150526.jpg20200923_150621.jpg20200923_150759.jpg20200923_150810.jpg
     

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    Hello ... I am from Poland and I would like to buy parts for the Ar15 rifle from you in the US. I would like it to be a long range rifle. You can give me the list of parts that I need to use to build a very good and accurate rifle at 300-600 yards. Caliber is .223. It depends on a thick varmint barrel. I have a friend from Poland who lives in the US and he can buy it all for me and send it ... the point is that these parts fit together. Thanks for the help.
     
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    Franklin build I put together in 2013, it has seen a few changes over the years. Rock river lower, Black rain tigger, BCM upper/bcg, Balistic advantage barrel, seekins adjustable gas block, Primary Arms plx 1-8 ffp raptor, Yhm Resonator K, and BCM furniture.
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    Franklin build I put together in 2013, it has seen a few changes over the years. Rock river lower, Black rain tigger, BCM upper/bcg, Balistic advantage barrel, seekins adjustable gas block, Primary Arms plx 1-8 ffp raptor, Yhm Resonator K, and BCM furniture.
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    How are you liking your resonator k? Absolutely love mine we're about to pick up a second as soon as one comes in stock or the turbo T2 has enough distance to blast baffle for plan A with flash comp or tactical comp for our 14.5"s
     

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    How are you liking your resonator k? Absolutely love mine we're about to pick up a second as soon as one comes in stock or the turbo T2 has enough distance to blast baffle for plan A with flash comp or tactical comp for our 14.5"s
    I actually just picked it up from my dealer yesterday. I used it twice at the range while waiting for my stamp. I like the overall size and I am surprised with the sounds suppression. I would definitely buy/wait for another!
     

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    New Ultimate 16" Recce with Proof CFW barrel built for sale. Very similar to my own 16" Proof CFW Recce, so I have an idea of what to expect in terms of performance. The most important part of any rifle is the barrel. This barrel is the can't be beat - and it weighs just 27 ounces. Housed in my next-to-last available SanTan STT-15L billet receiver set. Geissele MK 14 rail. SLR adjustable gas block. My last Geissele SCH. My last JP FMOS bolt carrier group. Trigger Tech Adaptable set at 2.5 LB. Lotsa titanium from the great folks at V Seven - push pins, fire control pins, safety, mag release, receiver end plate and tube nut, buffer stop, grip screw, etc. Vltor A5 recoil system. Plastic by Magpul.

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    I need a better job...... that looks good @MSTN

    Hello ... I am from Poland and I would like to buy parts for the Ar15 rifle from you in the US. I would like it to be a long range rifle. You can give me the list of parts that I need to use to build a very good and accurate rifle at 300-600 yards. Caliber is .223. It depends on a thick varmint barrel. I have a friend from Poland who lives in the US and he can buy it all for me and send it ... the point is that these parts fit together. Thanks for the help.
    Ha!
    all of em fit together. Some just require “fitting”

    i know some hunting rifles exist in Poland, but firearms are not widespread if my memory serves?
     

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    Very nice! Did you get it from Brownells or..?
    Also, how well does it shoot, and how well is it gassed?

    Love the URGI's. Very good choice on USASOC's part IMO for a well balanced multi purpose rifle... And DD makes some excellent shooting CHF barrels that hold up forever and a day. Seems to be somewhat of a consensus now that DD's CHF barrels are a bit more accurate than the previous gold standard FN's.
     
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    Very nice! Did you get it from Brownells or..?
    Also, how well does it shoot, and how well is it gassed?

    Love the URGI's. Very good choice on USASOC's part IMO for a well balanced multi purpose rifle... And DD makes some excellent shooting CHF barrels that hold up forever and a day. Seems to be somewhat of a consensus now that DD's CHF barrels are a bit more accurate than the previous gold standard FN's.
    It's from the Black Friday Sale. Trying to decide if I want to use the 35% off coupon for another one if any ever come back in stock lolol

    The only other completely factory AR I have is actually an older 16" Daniel Defense and the Super Duty does feel a a good bit flatter shooting. The super duty barrel is almost identical in accuracy as far as I can tell to the DD with factory ammo

    To me the Super Duty "feels" softer than my home brew 14.5" mid-length Seekins barrel with SA adjustable gas block and JP Silent Capture but it does seem like when I get the timer out that the splits are slightly faster with the home brew and when I pay attention to the reticle it seems like it moves less in the home brew too. I feel like the accuracy is a little better with the Seekins barrel as well. I like the Super Duty enough to maybe buy another one at the 35% off prices though. No complaints.

    ETA: other people when they shoot both always say the super duty feels softer shooting than my home brews though
     
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    To me the Super Duty "feels" softer than my home brew 14.5" mid-length Seekins barrel with SA adjustable gas block and JP Silent Capture but it does seem like when I get the timer out that the splits are slightly faster with the home brew and when I pay attention to the reticle it seems like it moves less in the home brew too. I feel like the accuracy is a little better with the Seekins barrel as well. I like the Super Duty enough to maybe buy another one at the 35% off prices though. No complaints.

    ETA: other people when they shoot both always say the super duty feels softer shooting than my home brews though
    Very interesting. What would you attribute the softer feeling recoil impulse to? And do you think an adjustable GB on the super duty could possibly soften it even more? Which one weighs more home brew vs SD?
     

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    I'm not sure. The only thing I can think of is that I think Geissele used a slightly longer than mid-length gas system on the 16" barrels. I'm sure an AGB would soften it up even more but I got this one to have something I could leave completely factory that people couldn't give me shit up as a back like if one of my home brews goes down at a class or something lol

    ETA: Home brew may weight slightly less but not more than a half a pound
    Very interesting. What would you attribute the softer feeling recoil impulse to? And do you think an adjustable GB on the super duty could possibly soften it even more? Which one weighs more home brew vs SD?
     
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    I'm not sure. The only thing I can think of is that I think Geissele used a slightly longer than mid-length gas system on the 16" barrels. I'm sure an AGB would soften it up even more but I got this one to have something I could leave completely factory that people couldn't give me shit up as a back like if one of my home brews goes down at a class or something lol

    ETA: Home brew may weight slightly less but not more than a half a pound
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