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Posted: 10/26/2004 8:44:25 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 10/26/2004 9:31:42 PM EDT
Cruffler.com has a good review.

Also, see www.falfiles.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=107109

Good luck.

Link Posted: 10/26/2004 9:42:20 PM EDT
i read some good reviews

some others, well they HATED the damn thing
mentioned that the reciever/mag area was too damn flimsy cause of all of the polymer constructions
also said that not all ar-15 mags worked/.........

i think that i will stick w/ ARs, unless armalite re-redesigns the operating system to make it work w/ a 16in bbl; have a FH; chrome lined chamber and bbl; and more duribility
Link Posted: 10/26/2004 9:43:26 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/26/2004 9:43:44 PM EDT by JohnTheTexican]
My mother said if you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all.

That's all I have to say about that.
Link Posted: 10/26/2004 9:59:23 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/26/2004 10:00:24 PM EDT by _DR]
I liked it until I saw the sole optics mount. Some kind of proprietary FUBAR mounting point. Other than that it seem ok, but that was enough for me to avoid it.

Link Posted: 10/26/2004 10:01:07 PM EDT
Based on people I've talked to, it is a plinker at best... and an expensive one at that.


- BG
Link Posted: 10/26/2004 10:02:25 PM EDT
Negative, build an AR at the same price. How?...shop the EE!!

Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:02:54 AM EDT
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 5:07:36 AM EDT
What's the retail on the AR-180B 650 or so. Heck even the Oly plinker is better that that and about the same price. I'd also build and AR before buying that!!!!!!
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 7:35:06 AM EDT
It is just as accurate as an ar-15 with a light barrel. Think SP-1.

Clean up is much faster than an AR-15.

I have had no malfunctions of any kind with my AR-180b. However, I have only put just over 100 rounds throught in the two years I have had it.

The AR-180b is a rifle to have in addition to some AR-15 types.

Get an AR-15 first then move on to other nice to have stuff.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 3:17:32 PM EDT
Would an AR-180B be worth it for $450?
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 4:10:35 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/27/2004 4:11:11 PM EDT by desertmoon]
Clean_cut, stick with an Ar15...honest to God. If the REAL Armalite was still around and still making the original Ar180 that would be different....BUT THE 180B AIN'T a real 180 and it NEVER will be....I have a REAL (Armalite production) 180 and it's a hell of a gun and I have compared it to the 180B and there is NO comparison. It's like the difference between a Colt AR15 and an American Spirit Arms AR....there is no comparison, the Colt will always win and ASA will always suck; from now till God finally smites it from the face of the globe with a meteor.

I truly wish that Armalite made the real deal 180 because I'd love another one...but they don't...and they won't.
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