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Posted: 11/20/2001 2:35:00 PM EDT
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 4:22:35 PM EDT
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.
cpermd
Link Posted: 11/22/2001 9:23:10 AM EDT
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 9:40:43 AM EDT
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 2:34:20 PM EDT
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