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edittman1
03-12-2008, 6:23 PM
Man, I really want one of these all of a sudden. They are ****ing badass!

My next build:

LMT Defender 2000 w/LPK / SOPMOD / 2 Stage NM Trigger
MRP Upper - Rifle Length 16"
ACOG 4x 5.56, w/Chevron icon

Prolly gonna cost me $2500, but **** it will be badass!!!

Then my 16" stag will be the beater rifle all my buddies can plink with and drop for all I care. :P

PS - Guns are addicting!

1911_Mitch
03-12-2008, 6:49 PM
Its a great rifle. I prefer to run mine with a A1 stock and monsterman grip, because it is always hungry for more.

The cat's meow is the Geissele Trigger.

Nice choice of optic for this platform.

It'll cost ya, but it will be a nice setup.

thmpr
03-12-2008, 6:51 PM
Why don't you just buy a complete MRP Gas Piston Rfile from Lan World at $1700.00 and purchase an TA01NSN for around 600-800.

ty423
03-12-2008, 7:32 PM
did you calculate the LMT bolt carrier and charging handle? I think it might be alittle more then $2500. I just got a LMT lower just like how you want it and costed $511 like every other dealer out there. Saves you money in the long run I guess since the SOPMOD alone is over $200 and same with the 2 stage trigger. What I like about it is that it's all factory assembled even though it's not very hard to assemble myself. Word of warning. If you do get the sopmod becareful when you try to take the rubber butt pad off. One of the plastic latch thingys is very brittle.

vandal
03-12-2008, 9:50 PM
I had a MRP for awhile. It is neat the first time you swap barrels in 2 minutes. But when you realize you could have had two complete uppers for the same price and swapped them faster, it kind of loses its luster.

You are getting a huge weight penalty with the MRP, and I am betting you are not going to be mounting anything to the rail that really benefits from the monolithic construction. Hell, all you're puting on for optics is an ACOG and that could go on a standard flatttop. The MRP barrels are also heavier profile than you probably need. Sure you could have them lightened... for another $100?

That said, a MRP CQB 14.5"+perm phantom with a piston would be awesome.

Man, I really want one of these all of a sudden. They are ****ing badass!

My next build:

LMT Defender 2000 w/LPK / SOPMOD / 2 Stage NM Trigger
MRP Upper - Rifle Length 16"
ACOG 4x 5.56, w/Chevron icon

Prolly gonna cost me $2500, but **** it will be badass!!!

Then my 16" stag will be the beater rifle all my buddies can plink with and drop for all I care. :P

PS - Guns are addicting!

edittman1
03-12-2008, 10:22 PM
Basically, like this:

bobfried
03-12-2008, 11:11 PM
They are what they are. An MRP is something you either will have or won't. There's no way to rationalize it one way or the other. That said, I bought my first MRp when there really was no other option out there that can match what you get on an MRP. Now we have Noveske's and Larue's that compete with the MRP. I am still loyal to the MRP mostly because of the promised of a piston system which I got to play with at SHOT this year. One piston conversion will be heading my way very soon.

Here's a few I've built over the years:

http://img424.imageshack.us/img424/1910/updated3ue.jpg

http://img181.imageshack.us/img181/9074/img0162br9.jpg

http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/9402/img0015xf9.jpg

edittman1
03-12-2008, 11:47 PM
Is that the new magpul stock?

I'll get one, just a matter of time.

Oh yeah, nice paint on that tan one! Classy.

ar15barrels
03-12-2008, 11:48 PM
Is that the new magpul stock?

That's the UBR.
There are a bunch of new magpul stocks coming out, but that's the one that's all the rage for the last 2 years...

I got pre-production one a couple months ago.

MrLogan
03-13-2008, 12:12 AM
The MRP is a great upper. I love mine. In fact, I bought mine from Randall. :D

JPB
03-13-2008, 6:02 AM
Got one also. Bought mine from CWS when they had the 5.56/6.8 combo uppers. came with barrels, bolts and bolt carriers for both calibers for approx $1250. It's a great system if you want to play with 6.8 but don't want to buy a dedicated 6.8 upper (6.8 ammo being a bit scarce and pricey).

edittman1
03-13-2008, 8:57 AM
Dude, $1250!?

That sounds like a screamin deal for both. Where do I sign up?

JPB
03-13-2008, 12:09 PM
I'm afraid that those days are long gone.

aplinker
03-13-2008, 5:29 PM
A Hogue Handall on a TangoDown? :confused: Never seen that before.


Here's a few I've built over the years:

http://img424.imageshack.us/img424/1910/updated3ue.jpg

MrNiceGuy
03-13-2008, 6:11 PM
I know the MRP is one piece.
But do anyone know how long the handguard portion is on the standard rifle version?
Is it 12'?
Anyone know of a monolithic system that has a 13.2' handguard (I know Vltor does not).

edittman1
03-13-2008, 6:32 PM
What exactly benefit are you looking to gain from 1.1" longer?

MrNiceGuy
03-13-2008, 6:48 PM
Purely for looks.
So there's least amount of barrel showing if using a 14.5 pinned barrel.

edittman1
03-13-2008, 10:57 PM
Fair enough.. :)

thmpr
03-13-2008, 11:11 PM
The MRP systems now can be had for 1100.00 need to visit AR15.com vendors and it includes free shipping. I think LMT is unloading their stock to make room for their new piston system

thmpr
03-13-2008, 11:13 PM
Got one also. Bought mine from CWS when they had the 5.56/6.8 combo uppers. came with barrels, bolts and bolt carriers for both calibers for approx $1250. It's a great system if you want to play with 6.8 but don't want to buy a dedicated 6.8 upper (6.8 ammo being a bit scarce and pricey).

Got mine for 1075,00 which i think was the 2007 shot show special. There was a dealer on the east coast who had 50 units who wanted to sell it off fast.

edittman1
03-13-2008, 11:36 PM
Who was that? Wonder if they have any left..

Edit: I looked around. 16" MRP with rifle length, is $1289 pretty much everywhere. If that's the case, I'll order from LMT directly. Otherwise I see *no* reason to buy it from a middle man. Do you?