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Posted: 9/28/2004 12:45:30 PM EST
who do you think makes the best ars considering
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 12:49:42 PM EST
Wow, someone voted for Olympic arms... Thats odd
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 12:50:47 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/28/2004 12:51:27 PM EST by Brett_Bass]
Odder still, nobody's voted for Armalite as of 1451 on 28/09/04...


Well, they got a vote as of 1452. As you were.
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 12:55:12 PM EST
Where is DPMS?

I just got a virtual spanking, I voted Armalite simply because I have always heard "they are the best" (I do not own one) while giving my Bushmaster 20" HBAR a kick in the guts, I will add though (just to keep straddling the fence) that the Bushy has never given me a moments trouble.

Link Posted: 9/28/2004 12:56:49 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/28/2004 1:00:18 PM EST by Ryu_Sekai]
whast wrong with olympic arms? i hear there SUM are extremely accurate

and is the poll broken to me it looks like rra is wining buy alot but rra and oly are both at 40%
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 3:41:57 PM EST
AR is for Armalite, everything else is just a copy
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 3:58:55 PM EST
true but the other company improved on it
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 4:02:07 PM EST
Colt's got twelve votes and they don't even want to be a civvy dealer anymore.
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 4:08:01 PM EST
Just because I can't pass up an opportunity to be an asshole, what's a dearler?
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 8:46:21 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/28/2004 8:47:40 PM EST by Suburban]
Roll your own.

Lowers, as long as they're forged, are all pretty much the same. I've heard of some problems with mag fit in Bushy lowers though, now that I think of it.


Link Posted: 9/28/2004 9:40:42 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/28/2004 9:42:01 PM EST by POOR_MAN]
I think Bushmaster is a better firearm and I voted that way, but RRA has too good of deals to pass up.
Link Posted: 9/28/2004 9:45:04 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/28/2004 9:45:39 PM EST by repub18]

Link Posted: 9/28/2004 10:43:51 PM EST

Originally Posted By DM1975:
Wow, someone voted for Olympic arms... Thats odd

Link Posted: 9/29/2004 8:11:37 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 8:13:50 AM EST

Originally Posted By Remman:

Originally Posted By DM1975:
Wow, someone voted for Olympic arms... Thats odd


+100. Who are the idiots choosing Oly over RRA or BM, or even Colt??? Are they nuts??
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 8:15:25 AM EST
Bushmaster all the way. Quality product and great customer service. Thats been my experience, thats my 2cents, we welcome yours.
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 8:19:50 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/29/2004 8:20:28 AM EST by Leisure_Shoot]
Don't you mean who is the best MANUFACTURER?
The best DEALER is ADCO Firearms.
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 8:21:29 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 8:22:38 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/29/2004 8:24:20 AM EST by SteveinAz]
RRA gets my vote for best price to performance/quality ratio, and nobody beats ADCO when it comes to RRA.
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 8:23:50 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 8:29:43 AM EST
Olympic for me...

Oh, and isn't it odd that despite the bar graph being off, the poll numbers are


[ 8 ] ARMALITE [ 4.73% ]
[ 78 ] BUSHMASTER [ 46.15% ]
[ 29 ] COLT [ 17.16% ]
[ 47 ] ROCK RIVER ARMS [ 27.81% ]
[ 47 ] OLYMPIC ARMS [ 27.81% ]

Total Votes :: 169

Oly & RRA tied for #2 spot, how nice...
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 9:14:22 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 9:16:32 AM EST
I don't see why some people hate Oly. Their forged receivers are right up there with BM, Colt, RRA, or anybody else. Their match barrels are supposed to be very accurate. Their R and D department is top notch and responsible for many of the innovations we commonly see today. And best of all, their prices are reasonable. So what more do you want?
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 9:50:47 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/29/2004 9:52:28 AM EST by tooly]
This fucking poll Is a fucking JOKE

YEAH .....olympic arms .....sure !!!!!!!!!!
Armalite is more mil spec then the colt!!!!!!!!!
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 10:03:34 AM EST
why so few votes for armalite??
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 10:28:26 AM EST
This poll is probably answered only by percentage of what people own.

Most people are IGNORING what the guy asked in the first place.......

who do you think makes the best ars considering

People are blabbing on about customer service, hearsay, price, mil-spec'ness.....

Reading comprehension around here is at an all time low.

Ok, now my two cents......

Barring HISTORICAL issues.... I would say they are all neck and neck in reliability and accuracy.... across a sample of ALL of their product lines. Most current production AR's have ditched SAAMI chambers.... and gone to Wylde or NATO spec, many buy parts from the same foundries, etc.... so I am going to have to say reliability is going to be a tossup.....

Oly has the SUM, which is one sweet barrel, Bushy has the varminter, RRA has their varmint barrels, Armalite and Colt have match barrels, so I am going to say ALL of the vendors best barrels are going to be sub-MOA capable... and better than most shooters reading this.

Outside of reliability and accuracy, there are many other factors that might lead you to one manufacturer or the other..... 4150 steel in bushy barrels, low price of RRA, cult-like following of Colt, allegiance to the Armalite branding, chrome/non-chrome lining offerings, etc.... But then, none of THOSE factors are part of this poll.
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 11:01:37 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 11:40:14 AM EST

Originally Posted By 5subslr5:
Mostly I agree with FALARAK's conclusions above. 5sub

Whoa! Someone write down this date... for it will live on in infamy!
Link Posted: 9/29/2004 11:44:16 AM EST
get RRA @ ADCO... if your crazy.... they have LMT and you can always have a bushmaster barrel sent there for all you 4150 ppl...
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 4:06:50 PM EST
i cant belive RRA and OLY are still tied
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