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    Broke down and finally got the AR

    M&P15T, here is a link to the exact model on Smith's site: Product: Model M&P15T - 5.56 mm, Tactical

    I got it new for almost exactly 1K (997 plus tax).

    Anyway I finally gave up on a Colt and decided that for me this was probably more than what I need, I get a liftime warranty with S&W, and I get at least some good out of the box features with the quad rail and folding sites.

    Curious for some feedback if I did good for my first AR.
    NRA, CCW
    Kimber TLE/RL, Sig P220ST, Browning Hi-Power 9mm
    S&W M&P15T, Mossberg Silver Reserve 12g O/U

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    It's a nice rifle. I built one for about the same price, now all you need is an optic.

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    nice looking gun, someday i'll have something like it, as soon as i find a place i can shoot it :)

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    Nice! I can't wait to get started on mine.

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    Congrats on the new toy!! Happy shooting!

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    Broke down and finally got the AR

    Now you've got the fever... I'm looking for my second...
    Guns.??? What Guns???

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    Quote Originally Posted by clemsondude View Post
    M&P15T, here is a link to the exact model on Smith's site: Product: Model M&P15T - 5.56 mm, Tactical

    I got it new for almost exactly 1K (997 plus tax).

    Anyway I finally gave up on a Colt and decided that for me this was probably more than what I need, I get a liftime warranty with S&W, and I get at least some good out of the box features with the quad rail and folding sites.

    Curious for some feedback if I did good for my first AR.
    That's a pricey piece of firearm...

    I don't prefer ARs, not direct impingement ones anyway. I plan on buying an A2 at some point... just not really high on the to-dos.

    I have an apprieciation for Russian small arms , AKs, SKSs, and RPKs.
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    Added magpul +Grip and magpul vertical rail grip. Feels like a new gun. Those factory grips are god awful.

    Still need scope (leaning red dot, still undecided........), new stock (not a priority), and a rail accessory to hold a tactical light either on a side or below in front of vertical grip. Also still figuring out what sling configuration I want, kinda like the single.
    NRA, CCW
    Kimber TLE/RL, Sig P220ST, Browning Hi-Power 9mm
    S&W M&P15T, Mossberg Silver Reserve 12g O/U

  9. I'm breaking down fast too... I shot a buddy's Sig 716 and I just have to have one.


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    sounds like things are getting really pricey.. Did you ever look at building one?.. you could have done it a lot less and made a really nice one. I bought mine in pieces and put it together. If you have the money to burn you should look at aimpoint.com for a red dot. I'm running the compm4 now. Truglo and all the other cheap one will lose zero over time.

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