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Gun Talk - AR-10 by Randal M. Bundy - 19 November 2014 Don't Be Left Unprepared, Buy A Weapon
choice which I am very pleassed with is the Armalite AR-10- this
particular one is made by Armalite but Smith and Wessson makes one that
is also just as good.
I have a few other items which I consider to be essential but
not shown in this picture. The forward hand grip, which is
has a calapsable bi-pod inside as well as the Holigraphic Sights and
Magpul Magazines, instead of the metal one shown above. I
have a more expensive Scope which I prefer. I will be placing
images and details about the additional accessories later today.
Below is an example of the Retractable Rifle Grip Bipod that
prefer and use.
Rifle Grip Bipod
very simple and logical configuration. You have two essential
items all in one. It keeps the weight and bulk of your weapon to a
minimum. When firing
a weapon if you do have the option, it is preferable
to fire from a prone position
and this bipod is well suited, with or without a scope. Even
without a scope and using only iron sights or holigraphic sights and at
a distance of 300 meters, my shot is dead on target
time. With a scope I would feel comfortable taking a shot at
maybe 600 meters. Beyond that distance, well a deer can
consider it his lucky day. Sure you can take a shot at a much
greater distance but then you have all those calculations to work out
and then an enjoyable day out deer hunting becomes more like work
instead of leasure time.
Holographic Weapon Sights / Mini
Red Dot Sight
Weapons Sights, whoever came up with this techology was true brilliant
and I hope he or she has made a hell of a lot of money off of it.
May take a little getting use to it at first but in short
you will never want to be without it. Military Officers in
of combat troops in the field swear by it and will make sure each and
every one of their troops uses them. They have long ago
their kill ratio is drastically increased. That's good enough
me. The cost varies of course depending upon many different
preference such as magification and other things. The one I
is basic, no magnification and does the job quite well for me at an out
of pocket cost of about $69. Get one, learn it, use
Scopes can be very
expensive depending upon your needs.
Thermal Rifle Scope -
Ok sure I know what you're thinking, hunting a deer in the dark?
Well why not. If you have the money to lay down for
this little toy it will set you back about $3,300. For a
sniper actually in the field this does give you an certain
edge over the enemy who just might be a little less equiped than you.
You probably won;t find too many of these at the local gun
have always written, in the past that I am not particularly a fan of the AR platform
however I have changed my opionion somewhat in recent times and have
purchased two different weapons which I have tested by firing probably
about 3,000 rounds through each one. The results I have found are
very possitive. Obviously with this weapon I can easily mount the
scope, shoot I need to go dear hunting or for something a little more
serious, or for more common use I can just use the Iron Sights which
are already on the weapon and as seen above can just be folded down for
when I am using a scope. If I prefer to use Holigraphic Sights,
not shown here, they can easily be mounted and takes just a few moments.
off I have always prefered a higher caliber weapon such at the 7.62 mm
(308 cal.). This all came about while I was in the U.S. Army.
Like everyone else I was trained on the M-16A1 which fired a 5.56
mm round. This of course was standard issue weapon for all
soldiers, while in Basic Training.
my second assigned unit at 1st Division, Ft. Ryle
Kansas. Now although I was initially assigned to a
Mechanized Scout Unit, I chose to go through a course for Specific
training for the LRRP's platoon. The standard issue weapon
for the LRRP's platoon was the AKMS and of course it fired a 7.62 X 39
round. Now I didn't realize it at the time, but being part of the
LRRP's platoon would be a crucial event for me, which would later, down
the road, lead me to becoming part of an Intelligence Battalion and
experience some pretty interesting assignments.
since first being introduced to the AKMS, of course I was hooked.
The AK is a very basic weapon but it is reliable for the most
part, fairly cheep to buy, easy to field strip for cleaning and putting
back togeather. It is basically idiot proof. For a basic
weapon, yes it is great. However their are generally some draw
backs with it. One of ccourse being that it was never really
designed for an sights other than the Iron sights that are standard,
and the work very well. However trying to mount a scope or any
moern signs requires modification to the weapon and it still just does
not turn out that well.
of going through the expense and trouble of modification I chose to
break down and buy an already designed weapon with the picatiney rails
for those times that I do want to use a scope or holigraphic sights,
but I specifically did not want the standard AR-15 with the 5.56 mm
round. My choise was the AR-10 with the 7.62 X41 mm round which
will fire the standard 308 caliber round as well.
I am not trying to discourage anyone from having the standard AR-15 as
it is a fine weapon, light weight, high velosity round that will be
just fine in most cases. Usually the AR-15 can be purchased fopr
around $650. whereas the AR-10 goes for around $1,100 -$1,200 price
Don't forget to stock up on plenty of ammon and don;t forget the oil and cleaning supplies as well
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