weight, trigger, and quality of parts are what you are paying more for over a dpms. don't get me wrong, the dpms is a great value. but if you want a light weight, quality rifle with a good trigger, you're going to pay more for it.
Favorite range gun for the money - CZ 75B or STI Spartan V 9mm
Go-to carry setup - Walther PPS or PPQ in FIST kydex holster 1AK
Favorite semi-auto design - HK P7
"A Sig is like a lightsaber - not as clumsy or random as a Glock."