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Posted: 4/23/2001 6:14:56 PM EST
I've been looking at a Bushmaster MX-15 PCWA2S-20 and a PCWA3S-20. I can get the A2 for $625.00 and the A3 for $735.00. I would like your opinions on which you would suggest. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Link Posted: 4/23/2001 6:17:43 PM EST
[#1]
Good prices.Depends if you want to use a scope or not .The A2 sounds like a real good deal though.Are these new?
Link Posted: 4/23/2001 6:24:56 PM EST
[#2]
You can't go wrong with a Bushmaster.  Definitely the best buy for the money.
Link Posted: 4/23/2001 6:25:56 PM EST
[#3]
Yes they are knew I saw them at a show this weekend. I knew they where good prices I just didn't know if the A3 was worth the extra.
Link Posted: 4/23/2001 6:33:47 PM EST
[#4]
Can the detatchable carry handle be used in 'Service Rifle Competition'?

If you have any plans on using it for 'High Power' comp you might want to find this out.

I figured the '-20' in the model number referred to 20" barrel. That's the only reason I mentioned the use in competition.  
Link Posted: 4/23/2001 6:36:07 PM EST
[#5]
Great prices, but be careful! There should only be about a $50 difference between the two models. Be sure the A2 isn't an A1.

I lke the A3 because of its vesatility.
Link Posted: 4/23/2001 6:52:58 PM EST
[#6]
**BE WARNED:  The A3 carry-handle on a flattop IS NOT LEGAL for Service Rifle Competition**

...at least not yet, a few elite people are trying to get them to make the A3 legal, but as of yet the CMP says "eh-eh".  If you want to enter competition with the gun, buy the A2 and just use a carry-handle mount and a scope + high rings like I do.  Sure it's farther away from the bore, but at 400-600 yards, assuming you've got that baby zeroed in correctly, it's not gonna matter.  Remember: you don't lose accuracy, you just have to account for drop differently.

Suggestion:  overall, the A2 is better, and if you're like me I think you'll fall in love with the design.  Besides, if you can shoot ironsights at 300 yards flat, plenty of practice and a scoped shot at 600 isn't going to be ANY problem with you.  Think of it as training, that's what I do  [;)]

Jewbroni~
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