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Old 01-22-2010, 21:37   #1
txpitdog
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Much thanks! and here she is...

Thank you to everyone who chimed in with helpful hints, facts, and opinions with my first real deal AR. Without this forum, I would have ended up with a nice rifle, but only because I paid for it, not because I understood what I had or why I selected it.

I ordered both the upper and lower from Bravo Company, and I was pretty amazed at how quickly the upper arrived. I had to wait an excrutiating 15 days between when I mailed my payment and receiving the lower (today!). 15 days isn't too bad that nothing for the lower order was electronic.

Anyway, here's what I got:
BCM mid-length upper with Daniel Defense Omega 9 rail
BCM lower
2 30rd Pmags
Troy folding rear sight
Primary Arms M3 clone and mount
2 free hats, a mouse pad, and stickers for my boys!

Everything about it is rock solid and tight. Perhaps the only little peeve I have is that the Omega 9 rail isn't flush with the receiver. There's maybe a 1/24" gap, but I'll jack with that another day.

I first gave it a good cleaning, and while I was at it, I cleaned my DPMS LR-308 AP4. Sorta had to commandeer the kitchen table.

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Lubed them both with Break Free CLP and got 'em back together. I'm so used to my DPMS that the AR15 seems like a very nimble, quick handling weapon. The DPMS certainly isn't heavy and bulky, its just a bigger version of the same thing.

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Here's a closer shot with the Troy sight raised.

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Sorry for the poor quality on these, but I wanted to show how the M3 dot sits right on top of the front sight pin when using iron sights and nicely in a clear field of vision when the rear sight is down.

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And tomorrow, I'lll run a few rounds through it and report back.
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