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#662676 - 03/15/08 09:49 AM Wife finds an AR!!
Plateau Hunter
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My dear wife called me the other day at work and told me about an AR she found for sale. After checking on it it seemed like a great buy--so I bought it of course. Can't upset the wife right?

Any way it is a flattop Bushmaster Match V with 20" barrel and came with 9 mags(4 colt, 4 military subcontractor, 1 unmarked), 1000 rnds of Wolf ammo, web sling, Simmons whitetail expedition 3-9 mounted in Weaver see thru mounts, ammo can, and USGI mag carrier. The bore and mechanics are perfect. I will need to upgrade scope and mounts but overall for $950 I thought it was a good buy. I know the Wolf ammo is just blasting stuff for when tshtf but the Bushy runs well with 4 different types of factory ammo plus my coyote reloads-super!! The Wolf ammo is probably worth $200 or more and the mags, scope and other goodies are worth $150 or so I reckon. That brings the rifle price down to $600 or so which is a great buy-right!!

I shot it a few times with my coyote load and it was grouping around an inch or so-however the trigger is not conducive to firing tight groups. I will have to address the trigger but the rifle is certainly predator capable right now. However it was raining this am. I am catching AR fever-this is my second the first being a DPMS Sweet 16. Well I guess my very first was the Colt M16A1 that I carried for a living for awhile. Plateau Hunter
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#662790 - 03/15/08 11:42 AM Re: Wife finds an AR!! [Re: Plateau Hunter]
Blue5
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good deal!
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#662815 - 03/15/08 11:58 AM Re: Wife finds an AR!! [Re: Blue5]
cecil30-30
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Heck yeah it was a good deal.The ammo alone was $250.
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#663405 - 03/15/08 10:04 PM Re: Wife finds an AR!! [Re: cecil30-30]
Hillbilly Hunter
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awesome deal!
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#663641 - 03/16/08 12:25 AM Re: Wife finds an AR!! [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
baldntatted
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Registered: 06/01/04
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Loc: henry co paris tn

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good deal
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#663854 - 03/16/08 10:11 AM Re: Wife finds an AR!! [Re: baldntatted]
7mm08
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Have you been to the jewelry store yet for payback?
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#663982 - 03/16/08 12:50 PM Re: Wife finds an AR!! [Re: Plateau Hunter]
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#664247 - 03/16/08 06:56 PM Re: Wife finds an AR!! [Re: ]
Smoke
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Registered: 09/25/06
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Congrats on the AR!
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#665003 - 03/17/08 12:46 PM Re: Wife finds an AR!! [Re: Plateau Hunter]
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#668398 - 03/19/08 11:19 AM Re: Wife finds an AR!! [Re: buckhorn40]
BigJohnson
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