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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 3:06 pm    Post subject: horse trading Reply with quote

did some horse trading today wound up with this bull barreled RRA ar in 5.56 havent had it to range yet as its raining here but i stepped out the back door and it emptied a 30rd mag flawlessly.
anyone else done any trading recently and gotten anything worth sharing here. im sure im not the only one that'd like to hear about it



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 3:31 pm    Post subject: Re: horse trading Reply with quote

Very Happy Looks like it ought to be a shooter-if you want to make it more accurate then lose the sling swivel off of the gas block,and make it a total free floater.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:04 pm    Post subject: Re: horse trading Reply with quote

Sweet pick up! I have had great accuracy out of RRA 1:8 heavy barrels with 68/69 gr bullets. How is the eye relief on the scope? I would have to have it an inch or two further forward for my head.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:14 pm    Post subject: Re: horse trading Reply with quote

my upper is an rra it has the elevated rib\rail so i can use same rings as bolt guns

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:42 pm    Post subject: Re: horse trading Reply with quote

Nice gun, where's the horse?

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 1:56 am    Post subject: Re: horse trading Reply with quote

dont really know the first thing about ARs accept what i learned in the corps...i think i may take the sling off the barrel like you said trbl. it'll be just a toy for me unless it'll shoot 1/2moa or better but it was a deal i couldnt refuse....old beater pickup truck that didnt run and i was hopin would just rust away before the wife made me do something with it for this rifle ....win win for me
it has a M1S 1-8 barrel that i believe is stainless after the 30rd mag i looked down the barrel and couldnt tell it had been fired so im hopin its a good one
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 5:57 pm    Post subject: Re: horse trading Reply with quote

Rather than stainless, the barrel is more likely chrome lined.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:15 am    Post subject: Re: horse trading Reply with quote

English Mike wrote:
Rather than stainless, the barrel is more likely chrome lined.

It could go either way. I was surprised to find out that they make stainless barrels and then cover them (assuming for shine) with the black coating.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:46 pm    Post subject: Re: horse trading Reply with quote

Eremius, My M&P 9mm pistol is black stainless. Very common now but years ago it wasn't like that.

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