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#6028856 - 11/14/15 07:11 AM need some opinions on olympic arms
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Registered: 12/05/10
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Loc: drake river ranch (formerly p...
looking at 7.62x39 ar platforms and they have a build identical to my windham vex. not all that familiar with their quality/rep so let me hear it.


thanks
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#6029161 - 11/14/15 10:51 AM Re: need some opinions on olympic arms [Re: hopalong]
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Loc: Dallas, TX
I'm ambivalent. I had a .243 WSSM from them and it was very picky, but accurate with its preferred load. They are a low end manufacturer, but they also have a history of innovative offerings, so that's a plus. I wouldn't pay premium money for one, but I'd buy another at the right price. They make design decisions that you may or may not agree with, in that they focus on match/plinking features (unchromed barrels, for example) rather than carry/combat features.

I should also mention that I've read, on other forums, that their 7.62x39 AR worked pretty well; but that's second hand information. FWIW, I've thought about buying one.


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#6029305 - 11/14/15 01:19 PM Re: need some opinions on olympic arms [Re: hopalong]
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Loc: White Settlement, TX.
My AR is an older oly sgw. Not top of the line by any means, but goes bang when you pull the trigger.
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#6029322 - 11/14/15 01:29 PM Re: need some opinions on olympic arms [Re: hopalong]
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They use broach cut barrels that from the Half dozen or so I have had are excellent shooters once broken in. I would buy with no reservations

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#6029455 - 11/14/15 03:38 PM Re: need some opinions on olympic arms [Re: hopalong]
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this is the one I am looking at, a twin to my windham vex but has a 20" barrel. will be a dedicated pig gun/xsight night vision scope.




The Gamestalker also includes:

ERGO Sure Grip
"GAMESTALKER" pantograph on lower receiver.
One (1) Caliber Specific Magazine
Available in 5.56 Nato, 6.8 SPC and 7.62x39
Upper type: Forged flat top w/ picatinny rails
Front sight: Gas block no rails
Handguard: Free floating slotted aluminum tube
Barrel: 20”, button rifled, 416 Stainless steel
Chambering: 6.8 SPC, 5.56 NATO, 7.62x39
Bore: Long-life non-chromed bore
Twist rate: 1x11 (6.8 SPC) 1x9 (5.56 NATO) 1x10 (7.62x39)
Muzzle: Crown
Stock: ACE FX skeleton stock
Length/Weight: 38.25” / 7.5 lbs
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#6029465 - 11/14/15 03:46 PM Re: need some opinions on olympic arms [Re: hopalong]
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still leaning more to the rock river, like the specs a lot and it looks good too.



XAK1750T
LAR-47 X-1 Rifle, Tan with Operator A2 Stock
Tan with RRA Operator A2 Stock and RRA Hunter Muzzle Brake.

https://www.rockriverarms.com/index.cfm?...FTOKEN=33591623
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