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Posted: 11/20/2001 1:35:00 PM EST
I am looking for advise on which model AR-15 to purchase. I recently attended a gun show and looked at Colt, Bushmaster, Olympic, etc and since I am only familiar with Winchester Model 12 & 42 shotguns, I thought this would be a great place to solicit advise. Do I want pre-ban or post-ban? Does manufacturer affect future value? What features should I definitely get? Any help is appreciated.
Link Posted: 11/20/2001 3:22:35 PM EST
If you want an investment get a preban Bushy or Colt
If you are going to shoot it doesn't matter.
I do like chrome lined barrels.
Link Posted: 11/22/2001 8:23:10 AM EST
Colt, Bushy, or Oly. Get one with A2 sights 20 inch 1 in 9 or 1 in 10 twist heavy barrel. If you want to use and abuse it go post ban. Otherwise for general usage with TLC go pre ban.
Link Posted: 11/22/2001 8:40:43 AM EST
Bushmaster, Armalite, Colt all make decent rifles. I think you might want to stick to Bushmaster. Olympic Arms doesn't have as nice of a finish. But Olympic Arms does make some very accurate barrels.

You might want to consider getting an A3 model (removable carry handle): 20 inch barrel.
Link Posted: 11/22/2001 1:34:20 PM EST
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