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Posted: 5/10/2003 7:36:53 AM EST
[Last Edit: 5/10/2003 7:40:57 AM EST by TrojanFan]
My baby brother is 6'5" and about 275lbs. He want's to buy a rifle but not sure what. He doesn't want something so small that it feels like a toy and is so short that his arm, shoulder, neck and head have to do unnatural things to get a good sight picture. I have experience with FAL's but none with a .308 type AR. Any input on which are good and not so good, and capabilities will be appreciated.
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 9:40:21 PM EST
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 9:58:20 PM EST
Originally Posted By TimJ: L1A1, he can get buttplates in various thicknesses to adjust to his length of pull. Plus it's the best .308 battle rifle in the world.
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Damn skippy! Besides, he will be able to get 20rnd hi-cap mags for the L1A1 for between $8-$12 where as cheap mags for the AR10 ar from $36 to mags for the SR-25 which are $125+
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 9:59:29 PM EST
Why don't you guys go out and try a few on?[heavy] [banana]
Link Posted: 5/10/2003 10:12:31 PM EST
... Cool factor of the AR10 aside, economically you just can't beat a FAL typed battle rifle.
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