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Posted: 8/20/2004 7:24:44 AM EDT
Is there a tangible difference between these two?
Link Posted: 8/20/2004 7:32:24 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/20/2004 9:30:53 AM EDT by mongo001]
RRA has high rear shelf near the rear take down pin - no RDIAS for you (99.9% don't care). RRA has extremely tight rear section near the rear take down pin - many have had to "modify" their uppers to fit them into the lowers without a mallet.

Bushmaster no high rear shelf - see above comment. Bushy receivers accept nearly all uppers without "mods" - "if you like a sloppy upper to lower fit".

RRA is a better value, dollar for dollar.

Finish comparison between the two is a wash.
Link Posted: 8/20/2004 7:42:22 AM EDT
Good reply - I appreciate the 'no flame' response. Thanks.

I am looking at building my own baby from the ground up including:

2-stage trigger.
Skel. buttstock
RRA upper and Lower
?? 24" vmt bbl, heavy contour.
100% optics-based platform
Free-float alum. handguard
.223 caliber

Beyond that I'm flexible. LOL. Probably will have the 'tactical' grip. Tried one in a gunstore and loved it. Looking into an 'upgraded' bolt carrier ass'y. Not 100% sold on the skeleton stock - it's as much a 'look' thing as anything right now - looks like it'd go well asthetically with the grip - but I don't know how well it'd work in a 'reach out' type rifle.

I know AR's are interchangable on the top end. Wouldn't mind flexibility but not stricly required.
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