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kedenimar
10-07-2012, 7:51 PM
once again, i am revisiting this topic- i am now ready to make a purchase.
i have narrowed it down to three choices:
olympic arms K9-GL http://www.olyarms.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.pbv.v8.tpl&product_id=59&category_id=24&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=5
lone wolf distr. LWD G9 http://www.lonewolfdist.com/Products.aspx?CAT=3682
just right JR carbine http://www.justrightcarbines.com/JR_Carbine_Products.html

all three of these guns have in common the ability to take Glock mags, which is a plus to me. am looking for first hand user experience from you all, if possible, to aid in my decision. gun will be mainly for plinking and informal target shooting. am not interested in any other 9mm carbines, as i already have a Marlin camp 9. i appreciate your input.

Intimid8tor
10-07-2012, 8:52 PM
Double Diamond Law Enforcement Supply has a 9mm AR lower that takes glock mags as well.

Whatever you buy make sure it takes normal AR parts 9(except bolt and mag) so parts can be had.

ch3ck5ix
10-07-2012, 9:01 PM
+1 for DDLES. Here's my featureless 9mm AR:
http://www.upitall.com/Private/u/351/797/10696
Riflegear has them: http://www.riflegear.com/p-1647-double-diamond-ar-15-9mm-glock-magazine-lower-receiver.aspx

supermario
10-07-2012, 9:58 PM
I like the JR Carbine, I do not own one or have shot one, but when i held one, it felt like a durable well built gun. Usually they feel cheap but that one felt like it could take some abuse. I want one myself and Im probably gonna go with the JR Carbine.

kedenimar
10-08-2012, 2:27 AM
i agree with going true AR style- thats why i am favoring OA & LWD over JR.
keep the feeddback coming....

The War Wagon
10-08-2012, 4:51 AM
http://www.hk-usa.com/-images/products/mp5/lg_mp5.jpg

THIS.


Because a 9mm AR, is like THIS...

http://www.latesttechnonews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Ferrari-458-Spider-Black-Car.jpg ... with an I-5 diesel engine... :rolleyes:

kedenimar
10-08-2012, 3:08 PM
what im really looking for is the AR platform, chambered in 9mm...
HK style guns are cool, though.....:cool2:

Arson
10-08-2012, 3:17 PM
I'm currently buildlinga DD 9mm W/ the Colt pattern mags. Not really a fan of the Reward pointing Glock Lower, even though I could save money with the Glock mags that I already own. That MP5 would be at the top of my list outside of the PRK.

kedenimar
10-08-2012, 6:50 PM
yeah, whatever i get will take Glock mags.....i realize i can only use the ten rounders at the range with the bullet button. its just nice to have options....

kedenimar
10-08-2012, 6:57 PM
i will say i am leaning most towards the LWD G9 carbine. i like the quad rail, and would dress this gun up "tacti-cool" with a red dot sight, flashlight, and forward grip. i just wish i could get some first hand feedback from folks here about this rifle.......:lurk5:

bonesurf
10-09-2012, 9:07 AM
I built my own. More fun that way to me. Despite the stories of AR9 being tough to get running smoothly it really was pretty easy. Totally reliable btw. But I originally went with a colt mag set up. I am waiting for the DD glock lowers to come back in stock at riflegear and I'm gonna switch to that so I can consolidate mag types.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/10/10/3yqy2aja.jpg

kedenimar
10-09-2012, 5:35 PM
right on........