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Old March 20, 2020, 02:03 PM   #51
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My blow-back ARs: .22LR, .17HMR, .22WMR, 9mm, 10mm, .45ACP

My DI gas ARs: 5.56, 6.5 Grendel, .300AAC, .7.62x39, 10mm, .450 Bushmaster

The platform can be so many different things, and there is high, mid, or low quality in every part available. Research and reputations can help a lot in buying/building an AR with the performance you desire.
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Old March 20, 2020, 10:26 PM   #52
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The virus has caused me to go test fire a couple of ARs
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Old March 20, 2020, 11:35 PM   #53
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I have lots of AR's that I've built, and generally I make them to be as accurate as possible as most of them I aim to get teeny weensie groups as far out as possible. Have lots of money in expensive optics too. Most of them are in fact very accurate. They also tend to be quite heavy with long, thick profile barrels.

The one AR I have that isn't all that accurate--about 1.5/2.0 MOA +/- at 100 yds--is a mil-spec grade lightweight carbine with chrome-lined barrel and a small red-dot on top. It is very light, very quick and I don't worry as much about problems with the barrel if the going gets hot. It's my go-to home defense AR. Accuracy is a matter of perspective depending on the situation I guess.
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Old March 21, 2020, 12:33 AM   #54
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gas piston?

Where exactly is the gas piston, mentioned earlier , in an AR pattern rifle?

Y'all, I think your being baited to continue this wandering post.
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Old March 21, 2020, 05:00 AM   #55
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The gas piston system replaces the simple gas tube. Notice how the BCG differs as well.
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Old March 21, 2020, 12:20 PM   #56
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The virus has caused me to go test fire a couple of ARs
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Old March 24, 2020, 11:21 PM   #57
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No shortage- tons are listed on Armslist TN......unless the sellers/traders forgot to delete their ads after selling a gun.

Gunbroker has many pages of AR-15s.
There is no shortage, only lots of people trying to Create a panic, and who are Still trying to sell ARs which they bought (after the election) in late 2008, then assuming that "his" limited 'political capital' was not Already focused on something totally unrelated to guns.

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Old March 25, 2020, 07:54 PM   #58
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Plenty here last time I looked------have all the AR's I care to own--bought years ago.

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