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#5652002 - 03/15/15 10:27 AM Uhoh I was bad..."New" Colt AR-15 A2 Sporter 2
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I made my own gun show yesterday as I didn't want to drive to the one in Fort Worth. Went to the local gun shops. One of them had this early Colt AR-15 A2 Sporter 2 (model 6400) that has been in the shop a while. It was on consignment. The buyer originally had it marked $1800 and had been coming down each time I went in. Last week it was $1200 and this week I had a mind to offer $1000 for it. I didn't have to offer as he had come in before me and dropped the price to $999.

It was made in 1985, an early Sporter 2, a transition model between the SP 1 and SP 2. This one has A1 sights but a 20" government profile 1/7 barrel, slab sided top and bottom with no forward assist. No sear block. Evil bayonet lug. Looks to be in pretty nice shape for a 30 year old AR...haven't cleaned it yet - will fix that super dry carrier when I do.

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#5652176 - 03/15/15 01:04 PM Re: Uhoh I was bad..."New" Colt AR-15 A2 Sporter 2 [Re: Earl]
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Oh my!! eek2

I love a A2, that's a fine example. Well done! cheers
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#5652245 - 03/15/15 02:20 PM Re: Uhoh I was bad..."New" Colt AR-15 A2 Sporter 2 [Re: Earl]
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Love it. I have an older bushmaster a1 14.5" pinned and welded.

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#5711041 - 04/22/15 01:40 AM Re: Uhoh I was bad..."New" Colt AR-15 A2 Sporter 2 [Re: Earl]
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Those older guns are great, had mine new since86. They run drier than most today will
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#5711042 - 04/22/15 01:46 AM Re: Uhoh I was bad..."New" Colt AR-15 A2 Sporter 2 [Re: Earl]
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Nice! Those will take some serious abuse and keep on going, just make sure you run good mags.

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#5711187 - 04/22/15 07:56 AM Re: Uhoh I was bad..."New" Colt AR-15 A2 Sporter 2 [Re: Earl]
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Nice find. up
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#5712396 - 04/22/15 08:46 PM Re: Uhoh I was bad..."New" Colt AR-15 A2 Sporter 2 [Re: Earl]
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NICE! I love my old one, had it since 1985.
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#5712404 - 04/22/15 08:48 PM Re: Uhoh I was bad..."New" Colt AR-15 A2 Sporter 2 [Re: Earl]
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Shows the guy that's what he gets for jacking up the price like that! Nice find!
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