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Built an AR...

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by dually, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Jun 10, 2011 at 3:55 PM
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    dually

    dually [OP] Low and slow

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    Carbine length and decided to test out those "questionable" Plumcrazy polymer lowers. LOVE IT

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  2. Jun 10, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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    mjohn617

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    Looks great
     
  3. Jun 10, 2011 at 4:11 PM
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    dually

    dually [OP] Low and slow

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    i put about 90 rounds through it without the eotech. zeroed pretty well, only complaint is that the magpul buis is a little too large of a peep hole to get a accurate shot at 50+yds
     
  4. Jun 10, 2011 at 10:03 PM
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    Packman73

    Packman73 ^^^^ 3%er ^^^^

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    Cool, what upper is that?
     
  5. Jun 10, 2011 at 10:18 PM
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    OH-MAN

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    Nice looking AR.
    I have a Plum Crazy lower on one also and am still a bit leary , so we will see how it holds up.
     
  6. Jun 11, 2011 at 12:53 AM
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    dually

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    Del-Ton complete upper
     
  7. Jun 12, 2011 at 12:25 PM
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    I got grandpa to shoot haha, he loves it.

    My 60 round shot group @ 50 yds

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  8. Jun 13, 2011 at 6:38 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    ive noticed that too. i guess thats why its a $50 back up sight :D

    I still rather pay $50 bucks than $100+ for whoever elses brand
     
  9. Jun 13, 2011 at 7:49 AM
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    True.. Its not difficult to hit at 50yds, just no good groups
     
  10. Jun 13, 2011 at 7:56 AM
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    Not me. I like back up iron sights and I'll pay the extra $ for them.
     
  11. Jun 13, 2011 at 8:01 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    to each their own :)

    i really dont like the iron sights on ar15's at all. the large front sight post is hard for me to me good hits with. at 100 yards the front post covers a piece of paper.
    I guess im just use to the smaller irons on my 10/22.
     
  12. Jun 13, 2011 at 8:03 AM
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    TexasIslandBoy THE RED DRAGON!!

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    youll like that plum crazy i have used them before and they hold up great you can even put a trigger kit im them
     
  13. Jun 13, 2011 at 10:06 AM
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    There are after-market FSP available to suit individual tastes.;)
     
  14. Jun 13, 2011 at 10:34 AM
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    I think i would run the smallest one with the little "dot" on the tip.
    Bottom middle.
     
  17. Jun 13, 2011 at 10:43 AM
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    Many years ago I shot a High power clinic at 200 yards only.
    M1 Garand stock sights not N.M. and yes the front sight post covered the black completely.
    I have great respect for the guys that shoot that sport 800-1000 yrds iron sights :eek:
    When I shot the clinic M1-As were still the big dawg but the AR has dominated since.
     
  18. Jun 13, 2011 at 1:58 PM
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    dually

    dually [OP] Low and slow

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    I have no desire to shoot at even 200yds open sights with this rifle. I do it enough during military marksmanship competitions. Might as well make it easy for myself and use the Eotech :)
     
  19. Jun 14, 2011 at 11:30 PM
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    Nice lookin gun. What eotech are you using?
     
  20. Jun 15, 2011 at 7:48 AM
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    The 511 model.

    Here is a price list for my build:
    PlumCrazy Lower $134.99
    DTI Complete Carbine Upper $400.86
    Magpul Handguards $28.45
    Magpul 11 slot Pictanny Rail $8.50
    Magpul AFG2 $33.20
    Magpul Gen1 MBUS $59.97
    5- Tapco Polymer Mags $58.85
    Command Arms Grip $22.76
    Eotech 511.A65 $318.99

    Misc Shipping $12.21
    $9.25

    Total: $1088.33
     
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