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Posted: 3/10/2006 4:58:40 AM EDT
I just read on S&W's site that the introduced at the shot shot their new line of AR-15's that they will be selling to the market this year. Did anybody check them out? what were your thoughts? They are almost a full pound heavier then the Colt LE 6920 and the Colt 6520 but besides that the specs didn't show much difference. I would like to hear from those that saw them. They were $1200,$1300 and $1700 for the full blown model with floating front handguards and the whole shot. Thanks.
Link Posted: 3/10/2006 5:48:26 AM EDT
Just another AR. Nothing that special. The "Tactical" model comes with a bunch of Troy stuff on it.
Link Posted: 3/10/2006 7:37:22 AM EDT
They look like any other AR15 except S&W is printed on just about every part. Hell they may have even put S&W on the roll pins
Link Posted: 3/10/2006 7:56:05 AM EDT
Everyone that I've heard from said, nothing really special, typical AR with typical AR parts branded with the S&W logo, the only saving grace is that the finish is supposed to be very nice.

*shrug*

I still want one. lol
Link Posted: 3/10/2006 7:59:55 AM EDT
The S&W models are priced mainstream. This has been proven time and time again in previous discussions.
Link Posted: 3/10/2006 2:12:24 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 7:26:28 PM EDT
The replies I got from S&W didn't give up shit, they kept sending me back to the press release. I sent them back a letter saying if you want your AR-15 would be an upper end rifle (they start for a basic model at $1200 with no extras and an A3 was $1300). I said they should add a top of the line single stage trigger, PRI gasbuster, A good sturdy stock that doesn't wiggle around and has a better check weld, A better bolt and carrier group like the PRI or KAC. A3's should have a BUIS, A decent quality pistol grip like a g27. I know everybody else has their own opinion on what should be changed But what I have mentioned above would make it a $1300 rifle. You could get a Bushy with their stats for $800 and a DPMS for less.
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 7:48:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/11/2006 7:49:38 PM EDT by Stickman]
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 8:24:30 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 8:28:50 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Stickman:
Breaking it down into pictures for the visual people, look at the prices. The Bushmaster is using YHM parts and is priced higher. While there are differences between them, Troy is considered by most of us to be a upper end unit.

S&W basic M4 (A3) carbine MSRP- $1200

www.smith-wesson.com/wcsstore/SmWesson/upload/images/firearms/811000_large.jpg

Bushmaster basic M4 (A3) carbine MSRP- $ 1230

www.bushmaster.com/le/LE-Patrolman-Carb-A2-Blue.jpg

S&W M4 loaded using Troy components MSRP- $1700

www.smith-wesson.com/wcsstore/SmWesson/upload/images/firearms/811001_large.jpg


Bushmaster loaded using YHM components MSRP- $1745
www.bushmaster.com/shopping/weapons/Images/pcwvml16f.jpg



uh that bushy is an A2
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 8:32:43 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 8:34:24 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/11/2006 8:36:39 PM EDT by JoshNC]
I just sold one today and think they are very nice rifles. As for price, we sell the standard M4 model for $940. I think this is a very competitive price . I wouldn't hesitate to add one to my collection.
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 8:39:31 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Stickman:
AWB complaint weapon



I know you meant compliant, but complaint is better. I also prefer the S&W, from what I see here, to the Bushy except I like the fluted barrel on the Bushy Modular carbine.


TS
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 8:47:19 PM EDT
Link Posted: 3/11/2006 8:47:28 PM EDT
they are quite nice and within $100 of everyone else
I think i may need to pick one up
Link Posted: 3/12/2006 4:43:06 AM EDT
I would love to have the S&W T or the Troy CQB-SPC at the $1300- $1400 range. The Troy has a Vltor Club foot and a MSRP of $1700. It looks pretty much like the same weapon to me. Not to Hijack but does anyone know anything about the Troy? Sorry could not post a link.
Link Posted: 3/12/2006 6:42:37 AM EDT
Link Posted: 3/12/2006 7:00:55 AM EDT
Local guy bought the M4 mdl with all the Troy goodies for $1260+tax out the door. IMHO, if those are the features that you desire, I feel it is a fair price for an "right out of the box rifle".
Link Posted: 3/12/2006 8:11:58 AM EDT

Originally Posted By new-arguy:
The M&P 15 has a milspec size reciever extension which is nice. No other mainstream AR (except Colt) gives you that.

Doesn't Stag do it also?
Link Posted: 3/12/2006 8:58:55 AM EDT
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