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Posted: 1/24/2006 8:40:10 AM EDT
Been reading about the SIG prices ranging from $1500 to $3000, we can buy an AR for almost half that. How do these to rifles match up (specifications)? What is all the fuss? I understand a FAL or a PTR91 rather than an AR10, but an AR for $700 is pretty hard to beat.
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 9:21:04 AM EDT
The Sig is an overengineered AK. Supposedly when Sig makes them stateside, they will be full of AR features which doesnt justify the asking price a bit. Id rather have a FNC.
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 2:57:44 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/24/2006 2:58:30 PM EDT by doorgunner84]
When, or if, the Sig 550 makes it to the States... I'll get one. Just because it's a Sig, and they're cool!
~Dg84

ETA: although 3K is a bit high. I'm not sure I'd spend THAT much.
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 4:27:03 PM EDT
I am sure there will be one on display at the shot show and from what I have hears order will be taken.
Until then, we wait and see

BTW, the Group Buy has a target price of $1250, not too far out of line of a premium AR
Link Posted: 1/24/2006 5:44:50 PM EDT
How do these rifles match up? Are there features (good or bad) with the SIG that are not with the AR?
I understand the cool factor of a slick looking, politically incorrect, 30 round magazine, flash hider, folding stock, bayonet lug (just because), red dot scope, laser, bi-pod, flash light, can-opener. (I am ready to go buy one now.)

Are both rifles the same caliber, weight, size, parts availability, etc. ?
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