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Posted: 12/12/2003 9:22:08 PM EDT
This is my project A3, 20 incher.
Everyone seems to do the M4geries, so I wanted to be a little different, It is only in the begining stages. Any ideas?

Link Posted: 12/12/2003 9:30:09 PM EDT
LOOKS AWESOME SO FAR!!!! If you have the money, an ACOG would look very nice...Avoid big honkin' scopes, as it seems everyone is doing that now as well... Many congrats [beer]
Link Posted: 12/12/2003 10:44:31 PM EDT
Many folks like the stocks black... rub it down with Breakfree and it'll darken up, if you are so inclined. Maybe a sling might be nice. Looks like a good start.
Link Posted: 12/12/2003 11:11:47 PM EDT
Nice Very Nice !
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 2:12:23 AM EDT
Looks sweet, I have been building my rifle that is not main stream AR my self. [url="http://www.hunt101.com/?p=78687&c=545&z=1"][img]http://www.hunt101.com/img/078687-big.jpg[/img][/url]
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 2:17:36 AM EDT
looks good so far. Is that a Bushmaster handguard? A nice ACOG or aimpoint would look nice. Or if you have any plans for a designated marksman type rifle a Harris bipod would work out.
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 7:10:04 AM EDT
Looks good. A TA31 and an ARMS #40 would be the icing on the cake. And maybe a Surefire for when it's dark out [:)]. [img]http://photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/Attachments/DownloadAttach.asp?iImageUnq=5891[/img]
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 8:23:27 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/13/2003 8:23:55 AM EDT by blueshockey]
Nice! Sometimes I’ve wished I had gotten the flattop but it holds zero on the handle and the Trijicons don't vibrate loose so I am pleased. Maybe a Surefire?? anyone?? [img]http://www.hunt101.com/img/078878.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 10:49:28 AM EDT
long rifle noticed your stock is that the one that bend for recoil. maybe you can post some pics and a reveiw. like your rifle post the details .
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 12:13:06 PM EDT
I like to see that lying on my bed hehe .
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 12:16:56 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Leisure_Shoot: Many folks like the stocks black... rub it down with Breakfree and it'll darken up, if you are so inclined. Maybe a sling might be nice. Looks like a good start.
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Thanks for the tip, going to try that one tonight.
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 4:25:01 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/13/2003 4:25:40 PM EDT by Leisure_Shoot]
Not my tip about the stock, I got that one from another poster here. But I liked my results. Probably should try on a small section underneath or something to be sure you like it. Actually, I guess a new stock is around $20, so who cares?
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 5:40:44 PM EDT
SLICK!!!! Is that a Fulton Armory free float tube?? Love the Hogue (pistol)grip!! What rear sight you using???
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 9:31:55 PM EDT
Looks good to me.
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 9:33:29 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/13/2003 9:36:33 PM EDT by dpmmn]
[b]Thanks Everyone!!![/b] The Free floater is a Yankee Hill, and the rear sight is a DPMS detachable A2. I found a deal on a Aimpoint today at a gunshow, I think I am going to go pick that up tomorrow. I like the gray look of that stock, it really looks different compaired to my Armalite M15A2, I do have a Eagle Sling for it, Just it is not on in the pic.
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 10:36:29 PM EDT
Good looking shootin iron!! John
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 11:10:31 PM EDT
It's coming along nice.An ACOG would be perfect. Bsbg's setup is sweet, but I think I'd pass on the Harris bipod. Check out the Mark Brown custom.
Link Posted: 12/13/2003 11:21:44 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/13/2003 11:29:33 PM EDT by Lumpy196]
Put a comp on it and get a TA31 Im really liking M16A4s these days [:D] [img]http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid93/p343f0d59e1a60e31cc0cabd3a2ea141c/fa4dfdba.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 12/14/2003 5:47:43 AM EDT
Nice rifle,where did you get the free floater?The next AR I build will be a 20" as I have 2 16" carbines.
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