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Posted: 10/24/2004 6:58:36 PM EST
I've got a BM A2 upper and stripped lower serving as backup/spares to my flatop with Aimpoint. I don't intend to build it up and shoot it. I was thinking maybe I should sell it for another flatop. Or is there a reason I should keep the A2? Comments/suggestions welcome
Link Posted: 10/24/2004 8:17:43 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/24/2004 8:47:06 PM EST
Variety,I have an A1,A2=2and 1 flattop.3 carbines one full size.
Link Posted: 10/24/2004 8:48:03 PM EST
Since nobody else did...

If it's TRUELY a "backup", then sell it and buy another flat-top.

Otherwise, if you ever needed it, you couldn't use any of your optics or BUIS on it. I look at a backup part as something to replace the original if something bad happened to it. I'd want that to be as close to the original as possible.

Now for a backup RIFLE, that's a different story. Unless you're willing to buy another Aimpoint, BUIS, etc... then the A2 would be more economical.
Link Posted: 10/24/2004 8:48:15 PM EST
A2 is bulletproof. I would keep it around.
Link Posted: 10/24/2004 8:52:13 PM EST
Good suggestions. Keeping it sounds like the best thing to do. Economical as well.
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