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#5559704 - 01/23/15 07:04 AM AAC 16" MPW Opinions
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Just ordered an Advanced Armament 16-inch MPW rifle in 300 Blackout for $1000 shipped to me. Figure thats a pretty dang good price for a quality rifle that comes standard with Magpul grip and stock, a KA URX III rail, and a Giesselle SSA trigger.

Whats the general opinion of these rifles? I'm planning on using this as my sole hog hunting rifle and expect to put a can on her by the end of the year.
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#5560628 - 01/23/15 02:59 PM Re: AAC 16" MPW Opinions [Re: eneat1119]
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I have the AAC upper on a PSA lower with SSA trigger. It has functioned perfectly and the fit and finish is excellent.

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#5567706 - 01/27/15 03:54 PM Re: AAC 16" MPW Opinions [Re: eneat1119]
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Well I got it in. Gotta agree with OKStatefan, rifle is gorgeous and I am very impressed. Couple of pics of the box the rifle was shipped in and after I got her setup.









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#5567730 - 01/27/15 04:09 PM Re: AAC 16" MPW Opinions [Re: eneat1119]
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Very nice up
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#5567759 - 01/27/15 04:27 PM Re: AAC 16" MPW Opinions [Re: eneat1119]
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Looks much better with the MFT stock.

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#5567788 - 01/27/15 04:39 PM Re: AAC 16" MPW Opinions [Re: eneat1119]
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Yup love the MFT stock. Range report!!!
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#5568653 - 01/28/15 06:36 AM Re: AAC 16" MPW Opinions [Re: eneat1119]
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Thanks guys.

Yeah, I've never been a big fan of the CTR. Saw the MFT and decided to give it a try and so far I'm very happy with it. Also replaced the Magpul grip with a BCM Mod 1 which I absolutely love.

Still undecided tho if I should stick with the 1-4 Vortex or go with a nice red dot. Planning on running suppressed in the future and this will be primarily my hog gun.
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#5569503 - 01/28/15 02:20 PM Re: AAC 16" MPW Opinions [Re: eneat1119]
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Check out a vxr Leopoldo if you want a red dot

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#5569593 - 01/28/15 03:05 PM Re: AAC 16" MPW Opinions [Re: Brother in-law]
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Originally Posted By: Brother in-law
Check out a vxr Leopoldo if you want a red dot


I have a VXR 1.25-4 on my CZ527 and it's great, but not really any different than the Vortex he has on the rifle now.
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#5569651 - 01/28/15 03:43 PM Re: AAC 16" MPW Opinions [Re: eneat1119]
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Great price on that rifle. You usually can't even get the AAC 16" complete upper for that price.
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#5574614 - 01/31/15 09:02 AM Re: AAC 16" MPW Opinions [Re: eneat1119]
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Went and put 20rds of Barnes Vor-tx at the ranch today to zero in and test function. Went bang everytime and shot quite nicely. My last 3 are right on the money. This was at 110yds w/a Vortex 1-4.



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#5575010 - 01/31/15 01:30 PM Re: AAC 16" MPW Opinions [Re: eneat1119]
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Very nice. I was planning to shoot my 300 today, but UPS has lost my ammo shipment.

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#5575778 - 01/31/15 08:50 PM Re: AAC 16" MPW Opinions [Re: eneat1119]
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I won one of these uppers earlier this year at a 3-gun match. I love mine. It shoots the 110 Barnes into sub minute groups all day long. One thing I will tell you is that I almost destroyed the weapon trying to get that damn brake off the muzzle. After trying EVERYTHING I read online including, soaking in break free, boiling in hot water, action vice, strap wrenches, etc.. I eventually ended up using a blowtorch, pipe wrench and bench vice to break the thing loose. I destroyed the brake and the barrel is a bit scarred from the pipe wrench but I did finally manage to get it off. I only shoot it suppressed and it is pretty darn quiet.


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