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Posted: 3/9/2006 1:26:30 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/9/2006 1:27:27 PM EDT by whorfin]
I'm doing research on building my first AR-15 and I'd like to build a varmint version. I've been looking around the web and in Shotgun News for ideas. I really like the looks of the J & T Distributing 24" Match kit with the Badger triangular forend and fluted barrel. Has anyone here built a rifle from this kit? If so, how did you like the kit? Did the finished rifle live up to expectations?

thanks, Paul
Link Posted: 3/9/2006 2:04:53 PM EDT
I just built one about a month ago. Great quality and very accurate. The kit was shipped quickly and well packed. I will be doing more business with them and have no reservations on recommending their kit.
Link Posted: 3/9/2006 3:05:46 PM EDT
Thanks for the reply. Did you go with a 1:8 or 1:10 twist? Can you give me an idea of how accurate your build is?

thanks again, Paul
Link Posted: 3/9/2006 6:55:02 PM EDT
i just got their varmit style upper and love it, but man its heavy
Link Posted: 3/10/2006 6:16:43 PM EDT
I went 1 in 8. So far the worst ammo is Silver Bear and it shoots about 2" at 100 yards. I've had 2 or 3 different lots of ammo go under 1" so I'm pretty happy so far. I've got a good trigger on the way and am hoping for decent weather. It shoots the Winchester USA bulk pack 45gr hollow point real well. It is definately a heavy gun, but not unbearable.
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