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Posted: 7/21/2008 9:55:29 AM EDT
How are these things holding up for people? What are your round counts at roughly?

Thinking about buying one and if I even break out a 22LR, I put 500 to 1000 rounds down range in a single trip. I actually wore out one Ruger 10/22 and broke the slide on my Walther P22 around 20,000 arounds doing 500~1000 round range trips 2 or 3 times a month.

Just curious.
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 10:15:43 AM EDT
I havent kept a running number or anything but I shoot at least 1k every time ive taken it to the range or to the desert, so with that in mind I would say my count is around 10 - 11k. It makes me wonder when things are going to break simply because of wear...
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 12:35:31 PM EDT
That's my concern too.

I hope they took that into account when they built them. You know what though... With these things catching on like they are, I could see people like Ed over ad HDPS making upgraded parts.

Hell anyone with access to a CNC shop could.

Link Posted: 7/21/2008 3:48:21 PM EDT
I am around 2000 count.
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 4:12:39 PM EDT
I would really like to see one of the gunsmiths out there offering service specifically for this little rifle, I know most probably look down on it because of the airsoft origin but I have found it to be a really accurate and fun little plinker and I would jump on the chance to get some internal upgrades that will increase its longevity.
I just submitted my form 1 to sbr it and I cant wait to get the thing chopped to the proper length and add a three lug on the end so you cant tell it isnt the real thing at first glance.
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 5:37:39 PM EDT
do you really want to know. i still have blisters on me thumbs..............

http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=6&f=41&t=246528
Link Posted: 7/21/2008 6:15:56 PM EDT
125rds fired

1 dud federal that didnt fire after being struck 3 times.

I lubed the hell out of it and it runs like a dream!
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