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#5552119 - 01/19/15 02:03 PM Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR
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So what is going to make one stand out above the rest? Looks like Windom and DPMS are close to the $1,000 mark. between those two i leaning towards Windom. What else is out there I should be looking at and why? Thanks


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#5552258 - 01/19/15 03:13 PM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Michael Wilson]
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You looking for light or cheaper?
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#5552371 - 01/19/15 04:07 PM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Bullfrog]
Michael Wilson Online   content
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I'm looking a good value in a lightweight 308 AR that hopefully will have some parts that will interchange with an AR 15. The Windom has a lifetime warranty so it does have my attention.
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#5552414 - 01/19/15 04:25 PM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Michael Wilson]
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Wilson Combat's offering is light..
my buddy has a LaRue 18" OBR and said my WC 18" is "a lot lighter"
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#5552781 - 01/19/15 08:00 PM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Michael Wilson]
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I've never owned one but the cmmg 308ar's look sweet
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#5552790 - 01/19/15 08:03 PM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Michael Wilson]
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Is there such thing as a light AR 308?
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#5552863 - 01/19/15 08:34 PM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Tye]
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Originally Posted By: watchale
I've never owned one but the cmmg 308ar's look sweet


I will never sell mine, absolutely love it.

Originally Posted By: Tye
Is there such thing as a light AR 308?


Fully loaded at 10lbs here that isn't bad for an AR in .308

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#5552983 - 01/19/15 09:27 PM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Txkiller]
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Originally Posted By: Txkiller
Originally Posted By: watchale
I've never owned one but the cmmg 308ar's look sweet


I will never sell mine, absolutely love it.

Originally Posted By: Tye
Is there such thing as a light AR 308?


Fully loaded at 10lbs here that isn't bad for an AR in .308


I'll have to weigh my creed to see what it weighs. I'm scared to smile
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#5553265 - 01/20/15 05:40 AM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Michael Wilson]
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For what's out now, DPMS all the way. Their AR15s take a lot of flack, but their .308s are nothing at which to turn up your nose.

But apparently, Daniel Defense is entering the fray as well. May want to wait to see what comes out of SHOT.
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#5553273 - 01/20/15 05:59 AM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: watchale]
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Originally Posted By: watchale
I've never owned one but the cmmg 308ar's look sweet
ask MR CLEAN about his
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#5553274 - 01/20/15 06:00 AM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Tye]
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Originally Posted By: Tye
Is there such thing as a light AR 308?
yes, lighter than the first ones out
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#5553297 - 01/20/15 06:20 AM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Michael Wilson]
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The Smith and Wesson M&P-10 is 7.7 lbs. I had to chance to shoot one and I am sold.

Smith & Wesson M&P-10

Marc
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#5554029 - 01/20/15 01:01 PM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Michael Wilson]
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The bad thing about the S&W M&P 10 is it's proprietary BCG/Barrel and the fact that they won't sell replacement parts...
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#5554034 - 01/20/15 01:04 PM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Michael Wilson]
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If you get a 308AR I suggest you get the LR308 DPMS platform. Lots of parts out there for them and they also take a lot of AR15 parts which the AR10 (Armalite) platform doesn't take.

X2 for the CMMG MK3 CBR. I love mine. Mine isn't on the light side anymore since I have it setup for long range shooting, but it was when I bought it LOL.
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#5554506 - 01/20/15 05:47 PM Re: Thoughts on the smaller lighter 308 AR [Re: Marc in Bastrop]
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Originally Posted By: Marc Kurth
The Smith and Wesson M&P-10 is 7.7 lbs. I had to chance to shoot one and I am sold.

Smith & Wesson M&P-10

Marc


Hard not to consider the Smith & Wesson when....

http://grabagun.com/smith-and-wesson-m-p10-308win-18-20rd-6pos-stk.html

http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php...ato-811308.html

http://www.impactguns.com/smith-wesson-m...2188150285.aspx

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