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Picking up a new toy tonight...

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by Richard Cranium, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. Mar 14, 2011 at 9:23 AM
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    Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium [OP] The lice...they hate the sugar

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  2. Mar 14, 2011 at 9:26 AM
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    easyeatlanta Artificial Intelligence beats natural stupidity

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    sweet gun that is very similar to what i have you got any more details on it?
     
  3. Mar 14, 2011 at 9:31 AM
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    Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium [OP] The lice...they hate the sugar

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    TRDKenE DAMN GOOD DEAL!!

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    Sweet im building one now...waiting for all my parts to come in...inhave a spikes lower and upper on order...cant wait!!!
     
  5. Mar 14, 2011 at 9:38 AM
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    numbah57 GIVE THE MALL A BREAK...WHEEL THAT SHIT

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    To the OP... Not tyring to get off topic or anything but I really like that safari rack, that thing looks awesome........Oh yah that gun looks badass too.
     
  6. Mar 14, 2011 at 9:39 AM
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    Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium [OP] The lice...they hate the sugar

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    I thought about swapping my upper for a Spikes, but they're backordered ~8wks! I found a friend of a friend to buy my older DPMS Lo-Pro and the Recon is in stock locally. Why the hell not?! :D
     
  7. Mar 14, 2011 at 9:39 AM
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    Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium [OP] The lice...they hate the sugar

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    Thanks!
     
  8. Mar 14, 2011 at 10:54 PM
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    You will be very happy! I have DPMS Oracle (Although, you wouldnt be able to tell from everything I done to it) but I am very happy with the DPMS. I was kinda wondering if I would have buyers remorse for not going back to S&W or any of the other top tier makers, but none at all.
     
  9. Mar 15, 2011 at 8:11 AM
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    Richard Cranium [OP] The lice...they hate the sugar

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    Yeah, this is my second DPMS and I've been very pleased. I previously had a Lo-Pro Classic (which I sold to buy this) and really enjoyed shooting it. The heavy bull barrel with a rail system and attachments just made it too heavy for casual shooting though. The Recon has a great weight, plus comes off the shelf with all the Magpul stuff I would've bought for it anyways. Going to the range for a little barrel break-in tonight!! :D
     
  10. Mar 15, 2011 at 10:42 AM
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    Awesome! Magpul is great as well!
    Here is my DPMS

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Mar 15, 2011 at 1:15 PM
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    Richard Cranium

    Richard Cranium [OP] The lice...they hate the sugar

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    Very nice! :thumbsup:

    How do you like the AFG? I've got a Magpul vertical rail grip but have been thinking about swapping for the AFG. It seems a little more streamlined.
     
  12. Mar 15, 2011 at 1:58 PM
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    I like it a lot. I may go with the AFG-2 since I only have carbine length rails and its not as far forward as I would like. CTD has the AFG-2 in Flat Dark Earth eventhough Magpul doesnt list it for some reason.
     
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    See my Thread "Latest AR Build" for more info. I posted it last night.
     
  14. Mar 15, 2011 at 7:43 PM
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    Richard Cranium [OP] The lice...they hate the sugar

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    Here she is :D
    [​IMG]

    Actually pretty close looking to yours Matt, except for the mid-length rail.
     
  15. Mar 15, 2011 at 7:49 PM
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    Detective_Dan "Place original and witty user title here"

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    just so everyone knows, if you plan on buying a flat top m4, the magpul MBUS sights WILL NOT work if the front sight is mounted to the gas block instead of the foregrip. my friend has a DPMS flat top and the front sight post wouldnt go high enough to be sighted in because the gas block sits about 1/4 inch lower than the upper receiver picatinny rail
     
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    Richard Cranium [OP] The lice...they hate the sugar

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    A buddy of mine ran into this also. He ended up keeping the rear MBUS and putting a pop-up YHM front site that was tall enough to mount on the gas block.
     
  17. Mar 15, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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    ya, i would get the rear MBUS and a A sight for the front
     
  18. Mar 15, 2011 at 10:09 PM
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    FYI!!! DON'T put a MAGPUL or any polymer part on the gas block. It WILL melt. I think Magpul even states is somewhere on their web site. That's one reason I replaced my low pro railed gas block (staggered, and couldn't line up front and rear BUIS) with a Yankee Hills Gas block with flip up front sight. It was expensive, but it is a quality part, YHM has well known reliability, and it solved my alignment issues allowing me to use the MBUS.
     
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    Ted, congrats, that black beauty is bad @$$. Enjoy!!!
     
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