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Posted: 5/28/2003 8:53:32 PM EDT
What is the best mod you ever made to your AR and why? I've had my AR and am thinking about what I want to do to make it better other than buying an insane amount of ammo so the gun becomes an exstention of myself.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 9:03:58 PM EDT
A scope mount. So my blind ass could see what I was shooting at.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 9:06:45 PM EDT
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 9:09:51 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/28/2003 9:28:32 PM EDT by MissouriBob]
#1 - my EOTech. It makes shooting my AR so easy I feel like I'm cheating. #2 - ambi fire selection lever since I shoot lefty. edited to fix my typo
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 9:11:37 PM EDT
Optics, since I haven't the patience nor vision to use irons well. I usually also pull an innertube over my grip for a better feeling.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 9:11:53 PM EDT
[blue]Personally I did the grip too. The best THING I ever do is properly break in my new barrels. Shoot a shot. . . clean it. Shoot another. . . clean it again. etc. etc. It's really boring and my least favorite thing to do but, I feel it makes a more accurate weapon and increases barrel life. Gotta love maintenance. . .[/blue]
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 9:13:58 PM EDT
Originally Posted By MissouriBob: #1 - my EOTech. It makes shooting my AR so easy I feel like I'm cheating. #2 - ambi fire selection level since I shoot lefty.
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Ditto on the above, plus a Battlegrip.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 9:15:11 PM EDT
[b]"Most Important Modification to your AR"[/b] The modification to the user through training and lots of practice.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 9:28:56 PM EDT
Without a doubt, hands down for me has been upgrading the stock trigger to a two-stage match trigger. With a bit of tinkering, i can dry fire the gun and the gun does not even flinch when Im looking through the scope.... I keep hearing about the grip, but have not tried a hogue or other style upgrade... Prosise
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 9:29:03 PM EDT
I did the grip, but I also like the Wilderness "single point sling" and the GG&G sling point you put between the upper receiver and butt stock. On the single point sling the rifle hangs really well and is easy to handle. None of the velcro crap.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 9:29:09 PM EDT
1. An improved magazine (like the HK M4 magazine). 2. a perfect cheekweld to aid in a perfect sight picture (the vltor or crane stock).
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 9:31:36 PM EDT
... I'm with [b]SPECTRE[/b] on this one.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 9:49:31 PM EDT
Mounting a scope.
Link Posted: 5/28/2003 10:33:02 PM EDT
Eotech. Stowaway grips. A little minor trigger work.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 3:06:19 AM EDT
I'd have to say the 3 point CQB sling I recently put on. Cheap, should last forever, and multi functional. Shabo
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 4:07:12 AM EDT
Vortex flash hider.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 5:07:53 AM EDT
#1 Adding my vertical grip #2 My IOR M2 scope
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 6:20:22 AM EDT
Best mod? Modifiy the shooter.... Get some good training!
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 6:33:27 AM EDT
Originally Posted By LordStoner: 2. a perfect cheekweld to aid in a perfect sight picture (the vltor or crane stock).
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LS, not familiar with the Crane stock ??
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 7:57:05 AM EDT
Originally Posted By 5subslr5: LS, not familiar with the Crane stock ??
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5sub- Check this link for detailed info on the crane stock:[url]http://64.177.53.248/ubb/Forum12/HTML/000661.html[/url]
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 8:06:52 AM EDT
Originally Posted By LordStoner:
Originally Posted By 5subslr5: LS, not familiar with the Crane stock ??
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5sub- Check this link for detailed info on the crane stock:[url]http://64.177.53.248/ubb/Forum12/HTML/000661.html[/url]
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Got it and thanks !
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 8:37:55 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/29/2003 12:08:03 PM EDT by Lumpy196]
GI Mags w/green followers - no point to anything else if it doesnt reliably feed. Aimpoint LOTS of shooting.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 8:53:45 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 5/29/2003 8:55:49 AM EDT by MrPink]
1) Optics (either an EOTech or ACOG are my favs) 2) Sling (Wilderness Giles or single point) 3) Battlegrip. I don't call quality GI mags with springs and green followers a "mod" per se, but they are essential. If I am going for a home/ranch defense setup, I add a LW barrel and a Surefire M500 forend onto a flattop carbine. If I want to tack on all kinds of shit and turn it into a 10 pound gun, I add a KAC FFRAS and go from there. Oh yeah and lets not forget a Gemtech Bi-lock FS for the M4-96D.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 11:56:29 AM EDT
#1 Optics #2 Free float the barrel #3 High capacity mags #4 Improved trigger #5 Anything that improves feel or shooting position. I didn't see anyone else mention to Free float the barrel. It is the best thing you can do to increase the accuracy of the gun. Improved trigger also will. Optics because you need to see what you are shooting and High capacity mags for improved firepower.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 12:23:13 PM EDT
I think trigger, then float the tube, then train more. Any order will help TXL
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 12:30:10 PM EDT
#1 [b]Training[/b] so you know what the heck you are doing. #2 Optics - good quality red-dot type optic or low fixed power scope.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 1:45:15 PM EDT
Only thing I have done to it: install a SOG Armory muzzle break so it doesn't look castrated. I HATE naked muzzles!
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 2:10:04 PM EDT
I ordered a new trigger and grip at the same time. I believe those two items will make the biggest improvement for most shooters and you can do both for under $200. Proper sights come in a close second but you are talking alot more cash.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 2:51:33 PM EDT
Aimpoint. Makes for fast target acquisition. BTW I like their on/off switch much bettter than my Holosight. A quick twist and I know I will see the red dot. I don't like the Holosight nearly as well. Push and tap the on button until he gets bright enough. (Do the EOTechs work the same?)
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 3:57:33 PM EDT
trigger
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 4:07:52 PM EDT
ya I agree... Trigger. and to those that think barrels need to be broken in. http://snipercountry.com/Articles/Barrel_BreakIn.htm LittleJacek
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 6:45:03 PM EDT
I have added an old surplus web M1 Garand sling and an ARMS scope mount to my A2 Bushie with a fixed 4X scope. I have not felt the need for anything else, although a red dot sight or illuminatd reticle scope would be nice for SHTF night work. Anyone who does not have a sling on a rifle won't be able to go very far with it.
Link Posted: 5/29/2003 6:50:47 PM EDT
Nothing! My A1 is as good as the day I built it out of scrap robot parts. GG
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