Are AR-15's accurate?

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  1. permafrost

    permafrost Active Member

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    Man You had me ! I was right there with you sayin', yes, uh-huh, that's right....and then ya had to go and say ya don't need another Mosin! Dammit Man! Ain't no such thang as to many Mosins!
  2. gdcpony

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    I don't post here much, but this one caught me. Too bad Gunhugger was so dismissive. I think he might have had a good bit more to add.

    AR's are extremely accurate. Barrel length doesn't really matter, quality and good shooting does. Here is from another experiment I did on another forum. I love my little predator gun and can't wait to get home to it (deployed for another 2weeks)
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    You can find a couple articles with details relating to this here:
    http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=564355
    http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=507874

    Hope this simple photo explanation helps.
  3. fritz

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    Here is a off the self Bushmaster Varmiter Special SS thaT shoots better than that!
    Here is a 15 shot group at 100 yards that can be covered by a dime, shot using two sand bags off the hood of my jeep, not a vice and a bench.

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  4. Juker

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    If we're pickin' teams, I get first dibs on Fritz.
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    Zane71464 Well-Known Member

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    NICE shoot'n fritz! Is that'a BSA 8-32x44 on that beast?
  6. fritz

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    Thanks! Its a Bushnell Elite 4200 6-24x40mm with mildots.
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    Nice! I just got me a BSA 8-32x44 with mil-dots and was thinking yours looked alot like it. I put mine on my Rem .270 and so far, I'm liking the scope.
    Doubt that I'll ever have groups like you punched! That's flat-out a crazy, wicked group!:)
  8. fritz

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    I like the bigger power scopes, they really help when shooting tite groups. I had a Leupold 4-12 on it but I have been reading how good the reviews are on these Bushnell Elites, so I had to buy one and try it, so far I love it. It is deffinitely doing its job!
  9. Jay

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    As posted, Fritz, you're the King of the off-the-shelf AR's..... I also got the PM you sent re-enforcing your accuracy efforts. When do you hit the championship marksmanship trail?
  10. fritz

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    All AR's are parts house guns, the only one that makes there own uppers and lowers are Olympic arms, the rest buy there uppers, lowers, barrels and other parts from various manufactors and put there names on them. They are all built like your AR, peiced together. Bushmaster uses Shaw barrels instead of Krieger.
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    I cant afford it, but i was just wondering. How are Noveske's out of the box?
  12. bntyhntr6975

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    I think most ARs are accurate enough, for their intended range. Quality ammo plays a big factor. And lets face it, theres alot of junk ammo on the shelves. Its made to go bang, and thats about it. Now and then, you get lucky and find some that works great, in a particular rifle.
    I handload almost everything I shoot. That being said, even my DPMS Oracle (nowhere near "top of the line") shoots 1/2" groups at 100yds, off the bipod. Im planning to get a free float handguard sometime, and that should help a little more. Other than a trigger job, its a stock rifle.
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