I built myself an AR-15 to use for predator control. Coyotes and other "pest" have been killing my chickens.
This is the build I came up with:
Palmetto State Armory Freedom upper receiver. Instead of chrome lined the Freedom series barrels have a melonite finish. Twist is 1:7. 16 inch...
After going through several rifles looking for one I really liked, I finally ended up with the AR-15 I should have bought to begin with. I've wanted one since being in the Marine Corps and carrying an M4 on 3 deployments. Due to the panic I've been keeping an eye out for a decent deal, and when...
it has the Spikes Tactical logo on the lower, but,
no STI roll mark on the bolt or bolt carrier,
no STI roll mark on the barrel under the forearm grip,
no brandname buttstock
no spikes logo on top of the rail under the removable carry handle,
castle nut not staked
This was a cash deal from an...
Over the past few months I have been looking at buying another AR. After doing a good bit of research I have narrowed down my choices to Spikes and a DS Arms.
Spikes - makes a great rifle, is mil-spec, people love it.
DS Arms - known more for its FN/FAL then its AR-15s.
The thing is, I have a...
From this page, which rifle and why?
AR15-M16 Rifles-D S Arms
Please, lets keep the cost at around $1,000 or less.
The rifles I am looking at are the:
I would like something with a flattop.
My other options are a S&W M&P, or maybe even a Spikes.
If you know of...
Scottsdale Gun Club touts the LMT as very reliable, but it sells for $ 1249. Aim.com sells the Spikes Tactical for $ 770. I'd like to buy from a bricks and mortar dealer so I can get quick service on any issues, but the price difference is an issue.
I have a Spikes Tactical 5.45x39 upper for sale with Nickel Boron Bolt, bolt carrier, and cam pin. It also has a melonite gas tube. It comes with the XP hammer spring that came with it and 7 magazines from CProducts. They feed well and don't have issues unless you are dumping mags...
I would like some suggestions on what is the best AR-15 in the sub-$1,000 price range.
Some of the rifles I have looked at are:
Chamber must be 5.56mm
Flat top would be nice
16 inch barrel
Lifetime warranty would be nice
Rifle is going to be...