Originally Posted by Cole125
You would do fine just getting a PSA 16 inch mid length upper. You could spend more and get a BCM, some guys get hard ons having a BCM logo on the side of their rifles. BCM barrels aren't any better than the FN barrels PSA uses.
I would save the rest of your 1k budget for a Aimpoint Pro and ammo.
Agreed. I have 4 PSA middys and have never had an issue with any of them. The FN barrels are top notch.