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AR-15 BS Thread

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by BulletToothTony, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. Jun 1, 2014 at 11:23 AM
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    SGTCap

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    Yes. PWS, LWRC and Adams Arms off the top of my head. Did an Adams Arms conversion on an AR I'd previously shot is well. I came right back off, went into the box and was sold. All sucked compared to a properly set up DI AR
     
  2. Jun 1, 2014 at 11:49 AM
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    You're a wise man.
     
  3. Jun 1, 2014 at 12:32 PM
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    staahp! who gives a fuck. buy whatever you want.

    now i'm going to go on a toaster-oven forum and argue about which weed-wacker is better (gas vs. electric) with gardeners, programmers, and chefs
     
  5. Jun 1, 2014 at 12:48 PM
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    good point, carry on with your internet "penis-size" debate
     
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    Only think I would add is that not all pistons are the same. A close friend spent $$$ on a POF when they came out. One of the earliest piston uppers and he went through two broken rods within the first 500 rounds. The design used a long op rod about the diameter of a gas tube. Seemed like a fragile design. I don't know if POF has changed their design since then or not. Other than that upper, I have zero piston AR experience, so I don't have a lot to add.
     
  7. Jun 1, 2014 at 5:32 PM
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    What rounds do you guys use for self/home defense in your ARs
     
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    Either way the AR piston design is not the best. I said before I'll shoot any other gas piston gun. You cannot compare the piston system in an AK, FAL, or M1 Carbine. They are all very different compared to that of an AR piston system which is far less reliable than any of the three. It's NOT the same.

    However this argument is like iPhone vs. android so it doesn't matter.

    I shoot DI, I don't necessarily like piston based on my experience and I think it's really just a cure for laziness because people hate cleaning their guns. A well maintained DI is just as reliable as a well maintained GP. And the part about no heat at the BCG isn't necessarily true on a GP AR. The difference is only a few degrees.
     
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    I just keep federal m193 ball ammo in mine.
     
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    ^ same. Well xm855. My ar isn't a HD gun.
     
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    325 grain FTX bullets are loaded in the magazine. Works well on Zombies, knocks their limbs off so they can't move then the head shot explodes it like a watermelon. :)
     
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    BTW guys, this type of loading block can be had in any caliber if any of you might be interested, PM me about them. The guy that makes these is doing a group buy right now and the prices are lower than normal.
     
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    Actually the home defense is handled by two revolvers, one .357 GP-100 and one a 45 Colt Redhawk. Both have commercial self-defense rounds in them. The 458, among others, is for anything else that may need to be stopped.
     
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