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Posted: 5/14/2003 7:00:35 PM EST
I'd like to see some.

i'm thinking about building one up for $hits and giggles. heavy free floated barrel, scoped, flattop is the general idea ive got. ive had my share of carbines and now i want something different.

something w/out a super long barrel (20-22'' tops)

maybe even a really heavy and high quality 16'' barrel.

anyhow, i'd like to see some good ones to help me get a good idea of what i like.

use would be for target and nuisance animals.

lets see what you guys have...

bring on the "Tacticool Rifles"

matter of fact, i would prefer a nice and light 16'' or so precision AR. something very accurate, but still handy and light...scoped of course...
Link Posted: 5/14/2003 8:53:49 PM EST
This is my current tack driver. It's a 20", so a little longer than you want, but she works great! [img]www.auction-pix.com/lane/SPRGreen.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 5/14/2003 9:01:57 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/14/2003 9:48:33 PM EST
Here's what I have so far. It's an 18" RRA upper. For some reason I keep getting the feeling that I forgot something.[smoke] [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=12009[/img] CHRIS
Link Posted: 5/14/2003 9:58:47 PM EST
Heres my RRA lower, match Upper & then the second one is with SHTF accessories.. prosise [img]http://webpages.charter.net/picts/ar15.JPG[/img] [img]http://webpages.charter.net/picts/shtf.JPG[/img]
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 1:36:28 AM EST
[Last Edit: 5/15/2003 1:45:32 AM EST by AK103K]
Crappy pic of the rifle. Armalite M15A4(T) Carbine, Leupold 1.5x5 on an ARMS QR mount [img]http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid49/p6569abf2f4007faaa1be600c3beb4841/fcaf531a.jpg[/img] 25.1gr 4895 Nosler 55gr Ballistic Tips [img]http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid61/p2a9937684151d8c8860706360adef6b7/fc279ec6.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 3:31:11 AM EST
Prosise- What kind of RRA lower is that? I've never seen a RRA lower in that color. Is it stock, or have you done something to the finish. Just curious.. Thx,
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 7:24:15 AM EST
prossie, thats a pretty awesome rig... a high school janitor's wet dream! i almost had a SHTPants experience!!
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 7:38:23 AM EST
very nice rifles! now, ive pretty much decided on a lighter weight rifle. something in a 16-18'' barrel, heavy, but not like some of the super bull barrels ive seen (seen some over 1'' in dia!) lighterweight stock, midlength free float tube handguards, so i can attach a bipod if i want. hmmm...saw one feller's rifle that had the super extended ARMS scope rail, allowed them to put anything from a higher power LR scope to a scout scope or red dot (not at the same time of course ;)) i like that idea... now im all excited to get building :)
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 8:03:12 AM EST
Weight's not too bad on this one, even with the SPR rail along the top. It has an 18" SPR barrel and good OPS Inc brake. I haven't taken this one out to the range yet. I found an older Gen II PRI forend I'm installing right now along with the older ARMS SPR Rail. I've also installed a Hogue grip to it as well. [img]www.auction-pix.com/lane/ArmaSPR.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 12:56:21 PM EST
I just finished this for a customer. Less optics. -18" JP barrel w/ Bennie Cooley comp -Clark carbonfiber float tube -Rock River upper and lower [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=12036[/img] [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=12033[/img]
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 1:03:09 PM EST
Here's mine: [img]http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2003-5/188491/AR1_1.jpg[/img] [img]http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2003-5/188491/AR15_3_1.jpg[/img] Top is the 20" Armalite HBAR and Eagle Lower; bottom is the 16" RRA Varmint upper. Right now the 20" shoots tighter groups...still working on a load that the 16" likes.
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 1:55:40 PM EST
[u]Fenian[/u] - What type of "muzzle device" is that you have on your 20". Looks nice
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 1:58:23 PM EST
Plenty of them [url=http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=3&f=12&t=154349&w=searchPop]here[/url]
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 5:08:22 PM EST
[Last Edit: 5/15/2003 7:07:53 PM EST by Prosise]
bmwguy, The RRA dealed I used was coating some recievers & parts with a coating similar to a parkerized finish. Cannot tell you the exacts on the coating but you can contact him at [url]www.home-land-defense.com[/url] he is in the DFW area. He coated a customers rifle, every part and it looked real good. He was out of recievers except for that one. If you want I will get you a close up of it if your interested more in the coating/color.. Prosise p.s. bsbg awesome link to that thread..
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 5:30:21 PM EST
My own humble contribution: [img]http://mywebpages.comcast.net/shooter2_indy/graphics/hbar_right.jpg[/img] I plan to change it into something a bit more SPR-inspired, as time and funds allow. She's a sub-MOA shooter with Q3131A, and a sub-1/2 MOA with Federal GMM.
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 5:34:22 PM EST
[b]Both are Eagle Arms, 16" in front and my 24" in back[/b] [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=10219[/img] [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=10222[/img] [b]24" with his baby brothers[/b] [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=10223[/img]
Link Posted: 5/15/2003 8:58:36 PM EST
Wolfpack, Like the family you have. You need to seperate your rifles before they wear themselves out. I bet the action on the 16" is worn out from so many children.. You need to put the Varmiter on safety or unload his magazine, appears he has good aim. [sex] [lolabove] Prosise
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