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Bug Splat
10-17-2009, 11:53 PM
Was wondering what your guys Zombie dispatch sticks weigh in at? I just calculated my 16 inch CMMG and it came in at 9.1 pounds. Add a full 30rd mag and now I'm over 10 pounds! Seems like an awful lot.

I like my bull barrel because its great with heat and I like my DMS-1 because I can make hits at 10 yards out to 500, but just 10 minutes doing drills and my arms are burning. Trying to see if I need to lighten my rig or just stop being such a cupcake :D

DREADNOUGHT78
10-17-2009, 11:57 PM
DMS-1 is a great scope I wish I would not have traded mine!

DREADNOUGHT78
10-17-2009, 11:58 PM
Also I was just talking about the weight of my Carbine today I think I will weigh it tomorrow!

tiko
10-18-2009, 12:58 PM
Mine is 9 lbs with A2 16" DPMS upper and a NCstar scope.

THT
10-18-2009, 1:04 PM
My latest build is 9lbs loaded. While overall weight is important, center of gravity is just as important. Too front-heavy and your support arm will fatigue quickly. Too far to the rear and you'll fight muzzle flip. Honestly, this latest build has the best of both worlds out of all my ARs and I couldn't be happier.

Cal-Irish
10-18-2009, 1:07 PM
Weight is a concern, but I think Ill add a few endurance building lifts in my routine to combat the unusual stresses placed on muscled while doing drills.

Curls just don't cut it as far as functional strength is concerned.

sspen003
10-18-2009, 1:11 PM
Weight is a concern, but I think Ill add a few endurance building lifts in my routine to combat the unusual stresses placed on muscled while doing drills.

Curls just don't cut it as far as functional strength is concerned.

Yes but the women like them

God Bless The Mauser
10-18-2009, 1:21 PM
My bull barrel AR weighs about 10 pounds with just a red dot. I had a Falcon Menace 4.5-18x56 on it but that was just too damn big for an AR and I have since put it on my new Remington 700P. I plan on running irons on it for a while. I'm gonna get a carbine upper next and try and keep it light weight.

Josh3239
10-18-2009, 4:49 PM
My rifle is still needs some things added to it. I am swapping out the handguards from the the heavier MI 10''s to the Troy TRX Extreme 13'' which should be lighter. I will probably stick with the UBR but that thing is heavy. Also gotta throw a spare bolt & firing pin in my MIAD core and maybe a bottle of Slip2000 EWL or something in my UBR compartment.

Bug Splat
10-18-2009, 5:07 PM
OK, so it doesn't look like I'm too heavy. Cupcake it is :(

I think I'm going to add a front pistol grip/nub to help a bit.

johnrunner89
10-18-2009, 8:10 PM
My kiss stag is not to much above 7lbs.

gemini1
10-18-2009, 10:30 PM
My 16" BCM middy with DD omega, FSC556, MOE stock with an el cheapo nc star 2-7x runs at around 7.5 lbs empty.

Come to think of it, what would be the best way to reduce the weight of my AR (not costing an arm/leg)?
Short of actually changing the barrel, what would it cost me to have the barrel cut to 14.5 and maybe having it trimmed down under the handguard?