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Old September 14, 2012, 10:00 PM   #1
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My new RRA

Aside from the handguard (17oz's!), I really like this rifle. The fit and finish are perfect. Much nicer than my dpms.
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Old September 14, 2012, 11:07 PM   #2
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That was my impression of RRA when I bought one back in January of this year. Compared to similar priced weapons, the RRA had a high degree of "fit and finish". The trigger was better than any of the others at that price point as well.
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Old September 15, 2012, 09:12 AM   #3
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Is that the Elite Operator droptrd? What do you have on there for optics? Looking for ideas for my own. I've already ordered a 2nd RRA, because I like this one so much.... and not sure what's going to happen with these ARs if Premier Obama is re-elected.
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Old September 15, 2012, 10:12 AM   #4
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yeah thats the elite operator II. With the 1/2 quad rail system and the dominator 2 rear sight. The Optic is a Vortex Strikefire red dot.

I have the vortex mounted to the dominator. Ive taken the entire thing off and put it back on and it holds zero very well.
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Old September 15, 2012, 09:34 PM   #5
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Great buy! I am surprised as to how accurate RRA make their AR's and guarantee them with 3/4 moa. For the price point RRA will always get my vote.
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Old September 16, 2012, 12:13 AM   #6
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Mine is a 16" mid-length gas system, I think it was called the "operator II " or something like that.

The one thing I would change on mine is I would prefer a lighter weight barrel and handguard. The HBAR barrel is heavy, and so is the half-quad hand guard. I love the performance, but I think the rifle is about a pound heavier than it needs to be. It does shoot sub MOA however, so I can't complain.

As shown in the photo is was just under 8 lbs. After removing the rear sight and attaching a scope, it is up to 9 lbs.
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Old September 16, 2012, 11:46 AM   #7
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Congrats on your new rifle. My buddy has one and it has served him well. Zero malfunctions. Clean, lube and shoot!

Enjoy and safe shooting.
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Old September 18, 2012, 05:34 PM   #8
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I have a RRA Elite Operator as well. Great rifle. The only thing I've done to mine is change the muzzle break out for a Vortex flash suppressor.
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Old September 22, 2012, 11:10 PM   #9
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Mine should be here next week can't wait........
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Old September 23, 2012, 03:10 AM   #10
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Shhhh! Ya'll stop sayin all that out loud- all that about how well your RRA's work and such. Nobody'll believe anything less than $1800- $2k will fire more than once before it blows sky high!
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Old September 23, 2012, 06:27 AM   #11
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rpugh - how long is the wait time from ordering to receiving your RRA?

Sorry for the subject change.
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Old September 23, 2012, 08:25 AM   #12
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Congrats

I love my RRA it was my first AR and I've not been disappointed in it.
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Old September 23, 2012, 08:35 AM   #13
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I'm about to place an order for one, and was told to expect about a 4 month wait. I can get a Stag right now, but I feel the RRA is worth the wait. Let's hope a ban doesn't go into effect after the election...look's like Obama will be getting a second term.
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Old September 23, 2012, 04:38 PM   #14
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It's worth the wait. The trigger alone is a selling point for RRA.
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Old September 23, 2012, 08:19 PM   #15
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I got lucky and was able to find a RRA lower last week online so I jumped on it. I want to start buying parts for my upper soon.
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Old September 24, 2012, 01:13 PM   #16
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I called RRA and they sayed 4 months,I called my local gun dealer and he said 7 months.So I went online to Gunbroker and found one.I bought a couple of guns off Gunbroker and never had any problems.It will ship out tomorrow and be here by the end of the week.
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Old September 24, 2012, 02:46 PM   #17
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So I went online to Gunbroker and found one
That is what I did too. Rock River was at Camp Perry and I had hoped to find what I was looking for there but no luck. But I actually saved some cash buying it from Gunbroker.
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Old September 24, 2012, 07:08 PM   #18
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Does anyone know how to hook up a 1 point sling to a RRA Opertor CAR Stock.It's the butt stock that comes with the Elite Operator 2.Pic's would be nice of different ways.
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Old September 24, 2012, 10:00 PM   #19
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I think you can loosen the butt stock nut and rotate the sling attachment out to where you want it. Youll need an AR armorers tool for that. Is that what you are asking?
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Old September 25, 2012, 12:19 PM   #20
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Do you think it would be ok to use a Heavy Duty Flush Push button Quick Detachable Sling Swivel 1-1/4" Steel.They push in the holes of the butt stock.
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Old September 27, 2012, 03:28 PM   #21
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Just bought the same rifle on Saturday. Absolutely love it. My first AR and I couldn't be happier. Luckily, they had a few at the store I got mine from, but they said they are one of their best sellers there.
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Old September 28, 2012, 12:29 PM   #22
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I got mine yesterday and l LOVE it.It shot really well.I had a Colt LE 6920 and the Elite Operator 2 out shot it yeserday.GREAT RIFLE......................
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Old September 30, 2012, 08:56 PM   #23
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That is very nice! It was between the RRA Operator and the M&P VTAC for me. I decided on the VTAC because it was lighter and non-proprietary magazines.
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Old September 30, 2012, 11:02 PM   #24
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"...I decided on the VTAC because it was lighter and non-proprietary magazines."

Sorry but the RRA LAR-15 Operator does NOT use proprietary magazine.

Don't know where you ever came up with that?

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Old October 1, 2012, 12:57 PM   #25
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My mistake, I was misinformed....T

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