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Posted: 10/2/2004 10:37:41 PM EST
I had NEVER heard of Bushmaster until I was looking for an ARF.

I stumbled across this site and just asked the question what is the best ARF to buy. MOST everyone said Bushmaster... so there I went and got one.

THANKS!

This was many moons ago and due to my state's laws (either they change the laws or I move) it is my last one I will ever buy. I sure as hell wish I got involved earlier.

Anyway... what say you??
Link Posted: 10/2/2004 10:39:26 PM EST
Came here to get advice when I was shopping for a 50. Got the AR50, sold it later. Bout your still stuck with me
Link Posted: 10/2/2004 10:49:48 PM EST
Naw, I already had 3 AR15s when I found this site.
But you S.O.B.s are responsible for the last 5 I bought!
Link Posted: 10/2/2004 10:49:51 PM EST
ARF 1st.
.com later...

Can't live without either.
Link Posted: 10/2/2004 10:50:23 PM EST
I bought my first Colt in 88
Link Posted: 10/2/2004 10:52:21 PM EST
evil black guns came way before i knew about this place.

slick willie made me buy mine back in 93
Link Posted: 10/2/2004 10:53:30 PM EST
Bought an AR15 in '93 and found this place 9 years later.
Link Posted: 10/2/2004 10:54:54 PM EST
I decided to build my own, and found AR15.com while searching for parts on yahoo.
Link Posted: 10/2/2004 10:57:11 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/2/2004 10:57:43 PM EST by yugosksfan]
I was talking to my local FFL late last year and noticed that he had a bunch of AR-15 parts laying around. I talked to him about AR-15s, and he pretty much talked me into one. He told me that if I was adventurous enough I could actually build one. I thought that was hella cool. He told me building the lower was fairly easy, but I was not so sure (He has over 30 years experience, so of course it's gonna be easy for him!).

I remembered hearing about ARFCOM at another forum, so I decided to see what all the fuss was about. The first time I loaded up the site and looked around, I said ", this place has a lot of information!" After looking around here and asking questions for a few months, I decided to take the plunge and start on my first AR-15. I'm gonna piece everything together, including the upper. I already have it half-way done (only need the barrel assembly, rear sight, FA, and ejection port cover)!

I could not have done it without the help of this site and the people here. Thanks a bunch!

Link Posted: 10/2/2004 11:06:23 PM EST
My brother got a Bushmaster catalog and I thought they looked cool. I wanted to learn more and did an internet search, finding this place.
Link Posted: 10/2/2004 11:42:00 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/3/2004 12:02:01 AM EST by Lumpy196]
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 12:01:27 AM EST
rifle then site.
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 12:02:26 AM EST
Arf first.

By a long shot.
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 12:18:14 AM EST
Became interested in becoming an arf owner in mid '99; found the site and bought my first a few weeks later.
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 12:30:11 AM EST
Found Arfcom a few months after buying my first AR


- BG
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 12:38:12 AM EST
arfkom first. it took me a year to build my first AR. funds were tight and it wasn't my top priority. oh, how things have changed. i think i had 3 guns when i first found this site...i have around 10 now but have bought and sold a bunch since then. i think i read for a few months before even registering.
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 12:41:02 AM EST
[Last Edit: 10/3/2004 12:42:05 AM EST by osprey21]
Bought my first Colt SP1 in 1975, you kids do the math.
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 12:57:56 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 1:02:47 AM EST

Originally Posted By osprey21:
Bought my first Colt SP1 in 1975, you kids do the math.



i suck at math spell it out for me man im one of those left brain dudes
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 1:07:54 AM EST
Found AR'S, Then AR15.COM...What a combo
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 1:11:26 AM EST
I found AR's, then ARFCOM.
funny. The two were about 15 minutes and a half of a fifth apart. . . .
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 1:13:38 AM EST
ARFCOM, then ARFS. Thanks Mom!
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 2:02:54 AM EST
Found the site first...was looking for info prior to my first purchase.
Of course, because of this site, I couldnt leave good enough alone, and then spent probably a thousand bucks modifying my first AR
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 2:03:50 AM EST
Bought a Colt Hbar & 9mm back in '93 & a Bushmaster carbine a year later.

Joined up here when I realized the AWB was actually going to sunset and I could go shopping again. Scott
Link Posted: 10/3/2004 2:18:29 AM EST
I wanted the rifle, but I was on the site for 7 months before I bought one.
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