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Old January 1, 2022, 05:35 PM   #126
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The Johnny Appleseed shooting range events --- as far as I know --- has banned the S&W MP-15, chambered in 22lr (because of an OOB incident that occurred with physical injury) --- IMHO --- they should ban all AR-15's, chambered in 22lr at all shooting events
The M&P 15-22 was recalled a few years ago, and the issue has been resolved.

I am in the same camp as several of the above posters - I only own a few AR rifles, and can not recall a single jam. My Stag has well over 2000 rounds through it and has been 100% perfectly reliable since day one. My others have a lower round count, but they have also been perfect.
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Old January 3, 2022, 10:13 AM   #127
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I can’t believe this thread, which was predicated by a false perception to begin with, is six pages in now.
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Old January 3, 2022, 10:23 PM   #128
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Never had an issue with any of mine
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Old January 4, 2022, 12:47 AM   #129
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I can't believe I'm the only one who noticed the original poster never came back, reminds me of a word...
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Old January 4, 2022, 01:28 AM   #130
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I can't believe I'm the only one who noticed the original poster never came back, reminds me of a word...
You're not.

Trolls move on to other sites pretty quickly when they are ignored.
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Old January 4, 2022, 02:22 AM   #131
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I can’t believe this thread, which was predicated by a false perception to begin with, is six pages in now.
Hilarious, isn't it?
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Old January 4, 2022, 10:54 AM   #132
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Not many people have stated that they’ve had issues with ARs in its standard modern configuration.
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Old January 4, 2022, 12:04 PM   #133
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Not many people have stated that they’ve had issues with ARs in its standard modern configuration.
I certainly wouldn't call them "jam-o-matics", not by a long shot
But I will say that I've often found them to be more finicky/sensitive versus other platforms
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Old January 4, 2022, 05:13 PM   #134
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Not many people have stated that they’ve had issues with ARs in its standard modern configuration.
Not original configuration, but I had a bit of experience with them in the M16A1 and M16A2 configuration, and many later configurations (they're just modern Barbie dolls for men). No problems no matter how they're dressed.
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Old January 4, 2022, 07:34 PM   #135
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I saw people using m16a1/a2/M4 issued rifles have troubles, and as I’ve said before, those same people had issues with all their equipment... they could mess up opening an MRE lol
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Old January 4, 2022, 08:11 PM   #136
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In my experience, I've seen very few jams, and I've fired thousands of rounds downrange. Those few jams have always been cleared within seconds. I was given an M16A2 on a night firing exercise that the operator could not clear. I shone a light on the inside of the upper receiver and found a round pushed between the upper receiver and the gas tube. To remove the round, I had to tear the round apart with a Leatherman tool. Once the round was removed, the rifle operated flawlessly. One has to wonder how such a thing could happen; I surmise that the operator was concerned about not qualifying, so he tried to add an additional round into the magazine or chamber. A feeding problem ensued when he attempted to chamber a round. While clearing the malfunction, he probably didn't remove the magazine. Once the bolt was pulled back and then forced forward, the round was forced where it wasn't supposed to go. I blame this on operator error and not the fault of the rifle. If it's any consolation, not long after, the same operator shot himself in the foot trying to clear a pistol.
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Old January 4, 2022, 08:11 PM   #137
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I can’t believe this thread, which was predicated by a false perception to begin with, is six pages in now.
I think there is potential for at least 3 more pages of people saying the same thing about the AR-15.
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Old January 5, 2022, 09:05 AM   #138
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* * * I was given an M16A2 on a night firing exercise that the operator could not clear. I shone a light on the inside of the upper receiver and found a round pushed between the upper receiver and the gas tube. To remove the round, I had to tear the round apart with a Leatherman tool. Once the round was removed, the rifle operated flawlessly. One has to wonder how such a thing could happen; I surmise that the operator was concerned about not qualifying, so he tried to add an additional round into the magazine or chamber. A feeding problem ensued when he attempted to chamber a round. While clearing the malfunction, he probably didn't remove the magazine. Once the bolt was pulled back and then forced forward, the round was forced where it wasn't supposed to go. I blame this on operator error and not the fault of the rifle. If it's any consolation, not long after, the same operator shot himself in the foot trying to clear a pistol.
Glad you figured it out.

On the one-way firing range, jam-skis with an AR aren't really a problem. They're actually a learning opportunity.

On the two-way firing range, ... well, you'll just be deado while the dude standing over your body with the AK just shakes his head.
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Old January 10, 2022, 03:53 PM   #139
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This might be in a different context.

An ATI AR (not a better brand, it seems) was bought by a neighbor a few years ago (retired US Army). He has admitted that it was only an impulsive, totally Uninformed purchase. He didn't care.

I watched the constant FTExtract problem with commercial Non-reloaded ammo.

He finally took it to a tech, possibly the guy is a qualified gunsmith (?), at our Top Gun store/range in Bartlett TN.

Apparently the gas tube needed alignment?
Rifle now works reliably.


Stark contrast: a different friend has an '85 "Green Box" Colt AR.
He has never mentioned a single issue with the rifle. R. bought it when he moved to west TN to attend a former aviation school for international students.

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Old January 20, 2022, 07:42 AM   #140
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Come on guys....

3 more pages!! You can do it.

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Old January 20, 2022, 09:44 AM   #141
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Probably will do it, lol. ARs are the most popular civilian rifle ever.
Just try to make a Mini14 thread, ARs will take it over too.
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Old January 20, 2022, 01:05 PM   #142
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In the interest of keeping this going (like a virus) I have a few AR's that not only don't have a FA--but ALSO don't have the dust cover!!!!!!
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Old January 20, 2022, 02:06 PM   #143
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No jams in my "matics"

Ridicules Thread. Went to the range over Christmas with four boys and 5 AR-15's of various manufacturers and configurations and an AR-10. Went through almost 1,000 rounds in two days. The only jams were with some plastic mags someone had gotten a "bargain" on somewhere. All guns ran flawlessly with good 20 or 30 round metal mags. Fun days!
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Old January 20, 2022, 07:14 PM   #144
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not long after, the same operator shot himself in the foot trying to clear a pistol.
That's usually grounds for getting a great nickname--did he get one?
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Old January 21, 2022, 07:46 AM   #145
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That's usually grounds for getting a great nickname--did he get one?
I’d suggest Hop-Along.
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