View Full Version : thoughts on this cmmg upper
01-25-2010, 9:37 PM
the set up is exactly what i want. it would be going on my cmmg lower. just curious on performance and reliability vrs the price tag.
01-25-2010, 9:53 PM
CMMG is good stuff. I've had a few of their uppers that have served me reliably with great accuracy. Get the one with the mid-length gas system vs. the carbine gas system.
I have a CMMG middy on one of my rifles - functions flawlessly.
01-25-2010, 11:04 PM
thanks guys for the info.
is there an advantage to the mid vrs the carbine length? im assuming maybe a better weight balance? or is there a difference in the way the actual gas system performs?
stock is a CTR.
01-25-2010, 11:08 PM
the gas pressure isnt as high hitting the bolt in a mid length because the tube is longer. the AR system was never intended to be carbine it was designed around a 20" barrel and rifle length tube.
01-25-2010, 11:16 PM
you could build a bcm one for the same price btw if you used a yankee hill rail.
01-26-2010, 12:42 AM
CMMG is a quality upper. I had one before and loved it.
01-26-2010, 1:38 AM
I have a 16 and 20". Both perform without issue. GTG.
I have a 16" HBAR that has functioned flawlessly.
01-26-2010, 11:31 AM
thanks everyone for the input.
01-26-2010, 11:52 AM
I own a 16" CMMG upper, works great and accuracy is great even when shooting the 55gr bullets out of the 1:7 twist.
01-26-2010, 12:01 PM
CMMG 1/9 WASP 16" Works great !
01-26-2010, 1:15 PM
Another with great results and service from CMMG. If I wasn't going to build my own they would be building it for me.
01-26-2010, 1:58 PM
I have a CMMG 16" Mid 1/7, its been good to me.
01-26-2010, 2:06 PM
dont me to threadjack but i didnt realize that CMMG were this good. All i see is happy customers. Cool
01-26-2010, 2:28 PM
I have the 14.5 CMMG with the Phantom flash hider. It's runs flawlessly. By far my favorite AR upper.
01-26-2010, 2:28 PM
I have a "CMMG" upper, and it is really good
Here's one at $547.15 and that includes shipping - http://www.aimsurplus.com/product.aspx?item=XCMMGU1605&groupid=55
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