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Old March 28, 2012, 09:53 PM   #1
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Hey guys. Wanting to introduce myself

Hi. My names branden and I'm new to the forum. I joined here because I'm about to make some big purchases this weekend and would like to know what all of you think I should get. Not guns or anything. Just gear and accessories. I don't have any specific thing I'm looking for just wanting suggestions and to see what everyone else likes. Thanks in advance.
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Old March 28, 2012, 10:22 PM   #2
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Assuming you have guns to accessorize, you'll be told to invest your money in ammo and training.
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Old March 28, 2012, 10:26 PM   #3
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I buy a thousand rounds a month. So ammo is not a problem. And I don't believe anyone's training will help me. I don't learn well from others so I teach myself. I go to the range at very least once a week, sometimes more if work permitts it. I just need gear and accessories to aid my training.
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Old March 28, 2012, 10:33 PM   #4
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Okay, gotcha. Are you interested in stuff for rifle, handgun or both?
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Old March 28, 2012, 10:50 PM   #5
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Both for sure. The main guns I use are my ar-15 and my s&w sd9.
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Old March 29, 2012, 09:27 AM   #6
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Welcome Branden. The AR is easily the most assessorized firearm in the market. There's an entire cottage industry built on it. So, what's on yours?
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Old March 29, 2012, 09:31 AM   #7
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Welcome Branden. A good light for your AR is indispensable.
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Old March 29, 2012, 11:18 AM   #8
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Well, for your AR, you need the following:

Forward grip
sling
flashlight
laser sight
rail system
2-stage trigger
Eotech sight
brass catcher
BetaMag drum
bayonet
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Old March 29, 2012, 02:10 PM   #9
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Not guns or anything. Just gear and accessories.
Let's take this to Gear & Accys.
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Old March 29, 2012, 05:36 PM   #10
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Well so far I have a magpul PTS stock, mbus backup sights, eotech 552, eotech magnifier, hogue grip, magpul afg, and a noveski shark break
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Old March 29, 2012, 06:39 PM   #11
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Good God! How much more do you want to screw onto that rifle? Pretty soon it's going to weigh 15lbs.
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Old March 29, 2012, 07:36 PM   #12
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Well I am also considering taking things off and everything. I wouldn't mind seeing some of you guys setups
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Old March 30, 2012, 04:58 AM   #13
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May I suggest some comfortable ear protection, quality shooting glasses, some extra mags, and get yourself into some action shooting matches.
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Old March 30, 2012, 08:33 AM   #14
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My S&W M&P15T and CMMG Sierra .22lr upper.

EOTech
Surefire M900A
Troy battle sights
Troy quad rail



CMMG upper
Bushnell Holosight
Magpul MBUS sights
YMH gas block riser

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Old March 30, 2012, 11:03 AM   #15
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Micro, what length rail covers and rail are those?

Branden, how do you like the magpul AFG?
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Old March 30, 2012, 11:27 AM   #16
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Micro, what length rail covers and rail are those?
The rails are 13.5" IIRC and the covers are about 10". Barrel is 16" plus flash suppressor.
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Old March 30, 2012, 12:09 PM   #17
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I'm cheap. I keep the accessories to a minimum. Bipod $40, cheekpiece $20, silencer $250 (including tax stamp).


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