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Posted: 10/21/2004 5:54:05 AM EST
Recent customer service issues with Model 1 Sales aside, how would you folks compare a DPMS upper receiver to a Model 1 Sales upper receiver ?

I've got a Bushmaster and a RRA, and I've got an Eagle Lower that I'm looking at building into another AR - I'm not looking at spending a whole lot on the upper, and I've got a deal in the works through the equipment exchange for a DPMS dissipator upper - I was just wondering if any of you could highlight the differences (pros and cons) between M1S and DPMS.

Thanks.
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 6:23:06 AM EST
I've had nothing but GOOD luck with Model 1 products.

I've had nothing but BAD luck with DPMS products.

YMMV.
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 6:25:55 AM EST
I have both,
No big problems with either. I feel that the DPMS is the superior product of the two. Given the choice, I would choose DPMS.
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 10:16:03 AM EST
Thanks for the replies - any other comments ?
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 10:25:10 AM EST
Not sure about DPMS but I'm sure happy with my M1S upper

Link Posted: 10/21/2004 10:41:14 AM EST
I have several DPMS uppers and am very happy with each. All have functioned perfectly, several for many 1000s of rounds. Fit and finish is better than the Bushys that I have since sold.
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 1:22:12 PM EST
Great Combination! I have built about ten rifles using this combo. The uppers and lowers match fit and finish perfectly.
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 3:22:52 PM EST
I am a huge DPMS fan, have had no experience with Model 1 but have heards + and -
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 3:45:11 PM EST
My ex. is that dpms have a blacker finish.
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 3:48:24 PM EST
+1 model 1
Link Posted: 10/21/2004 4:18:42 PM EST
I also have had both.
Both performed EXCELLENT.
Link Posted: 10/22/2004 5:11:04 AM EST
Thanks for the replies folks.

It sounds like either one will do just fine.
Link Posted: 10/22/2004 7:55:16 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/22/2004 7:56:34 AM EST by 1Gunner]
+1 M1Sales best
Link Posted: 10/22/2004 9:10:14 AM EST
I have a Model "1" Sales 11.5" 7.62x39 upper & a DPMS KittyKat 7.5" upper. Both are 100% runners. No problems, and I would buy from both again.
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