The Colt is overpriced by way too much.
The 5.56 is a LOT of gun, in an AR. You put 30 rounds of 5.56 out there and that's a lot of lead going down range. More accurate than any 7.62x39 too.
Put the money you save into mags and ammo. You'll be glad you did.
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