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Old 02-09-2010, 3:08 PM
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thanks, there are a few newer goodies on this rifle.

the eotech is the same as other eotechs that i've used, just this one takes up less real estate on your rail. the aimpoint vs. eotech arguement will go on forever but i'll say this. i'm an aimpoint guy and i love the t-1 and h-1 micros. but under timed drills, i am a split second faster with the eotech. in the end, i would still choose a t-1 based on battery life, weight, and overall size.

as for the AFG, i can't say that i'm completely sold on them. i like the feel of my stubby TD foregrips or KAC hand stops more. but the key attribute that i do like about the AFG is that it can be used to lengthen short carbine length handguards like the one pictured above. you get to squeeze another inch or two of finger space past the handguard under the gas block. i used to burn my hands all the time by accidentally grabbing too forward on the rifle. not anymore with the AFG.
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sorry couldn't resist I see more pictures of crap hanging off lots of AR's they must weigh 20 lbs.



I'm in the process of building one for calling coyotes in 20 practical, very simple and straight forward. And i only need one sighting device.
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+1 to what Jeffu said. So mad at myself for selling all my Canon gear.
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sorry couldn't resist I see more pictures of crap hanging off lots of AR's they must weigh 20 lbs.
Weight is on the back burner if you are increasing your weapons effectiveness and capability.
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Weight is on the back burner if you are increasing your weapons effectiveness and capability.
oz = pounds and pounds = pain, how effective can an operator be running around with 20lbs of useless gear? If I had 20lbs of extra ammo that's another story.
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oz = pounds and pounds = pain, how effective can an operator be running around with 20lbs of useless gear? If I had 20lbs of extra ammo that's another story.
Even my scoped 20" AR weighs only. 10 - 11 lbs. My midlengths with an aimpoint weighs 8 lbs. So I dont know where you guys are seeing these 20lb ARs.
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To evil to post, can only give a link http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y12...t76/arS002.jpg
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20lbs is an exaggeration, But having a +12 pound m4 profile rifle, which there are a lot of, is excessive. I have an EOtech, MBUS and pistol flashligh on mine and it's a little over 6 poinds. One of my persicion uppers weights 9pounds alone (24inch bull barrel with rifle lenght quad rail). And im pretty sure if I put all of my tacticool gear on it I could get my rifle to 17pounds, I think I would need the flare launcher if I wanted to hit 20lbs.
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Where it all began


Making progress


Almost there


I don't want to hear any static over my el-cheapo temporary sight! I took a pay cut at work and I need something to use in the interm.


Still have to get my BCG and CH, but am lacking funds right now to do so. I can dream though........
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To evil to post, can only give a link http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y12...t76/arS002.jpg
Hey Josh, not to be too much of a noob here, but who's upper is that on the rifle in your link?
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Hey Josh, not to be too much of a noob here, but who's upper is that on the rifle in your link?
Looks like a side-charger of some kind - check out the lack of a charging handle at the rear. Possibly VM Hytech (hence the VM logo) or maybe an ASA (American Spirit Arms) - did ASA buy VM? Huh, dunno...

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Hey Josh, not to be too much of a noob here, but who's upper is that on the rifle in your link?
That upper is made by American Spirit Arms (ASA). It is a billet, side charging, non-reciprating upper. The plug where a standard charging handle would go can swivel in and out. It fuctions as a plug and tightens the fit between the upper and lower. I like a whole lot more than the standard uppers.

A bit older of a pic:

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Here's one of my two builds i just finished, the other posted in the centerfire section if anyone wants to see that one too.

My N4 build, pretty happy with it





its amazing how thin it is with the rail on it, and i wish i was a better photographer
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20lbs is an exaggeration, But having a +12 pound m4 profile rifle, which there are a lot of, is excessive. I have an EOtech, MBUS and pistol flashligh on mine and it's a little over 6 poinds. One of my persicion uppers weights 9pounds alone (24inch bull barrel with rifle lenght quad rail). And im pretty sure if I put all of my tacticool gear on it I could get my rifle to 17pounds, I think I would need the flare launcher if I wanted to hit 20lbs.
Flare launchers, etc are a bit excessive I agree
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such gorgeous rifles.. hopefully ill be adding mine soon.. just ordered my stag arms 2h upper today
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Nice detail work on the Calguns lower Chach...

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My first AR. Just built it this morning.

It's a Del-Ton I built for plinking. Next AR I build will be of better quality. I have in mind what I want, just have to wait for a good deal...but I want an AK first
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heres one i just finished piecing together.


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heres one i just finished piecing together.


now thats a Dust cover i like! where did you get that from
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^ why did you cut the FSB down? i'm assuming to add a longer rail?
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Just so I could keep it consistent and use matching BUIS
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20lbs is an exaggeration, But having a +12 pound m4 profile rifle, which there are a lot of, is excessive. I have an EOtech, MBUS and pistol flashligh on mine and it's a little over 6 poinds. One of my persicion uppers weights 9pounds alone (24inch bull barrel with rifle lenght quad rail). And im pretty sure if I put all of my tacticool gear on it I could get my rifle to 17pounds, I think I would need the flare launcher if I wanted to hit 20lbs.
First off rifle setup is ALL preference. In my humble opinion I will take a few more pounds any day for added capability. BTW my LWRC with white light, aimpoint, AN/PEQ15, Troy BUIS is barely 9 pounds, a pig maybe. But worth every pound as my night fighting capability's are immense.


Since it's a picture thread I will try to stay on topic with an older picture of mine:


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Here's the newest one:


That's F***ing bad. Not typically a 2 tone fan, but I am really digging that white!
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