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#6184086 - 02/15/16 09:34 AM Colt AR 15
mike odom Offline
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Registered: 09/07/10
Posts: 193
Loc: Texarkana
I have a Colt AR-15 223 cal. "Sporter Match HBAR" with heavy barrel. (PREBAN) Excellent condition. $1500.00. All original matched upper and lower.

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#6184363 - 02/15/16 12:12 PM Re: Colt AR 15 [Re: mike odom]
tx yetti Offline
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Registered: 05/09/10
Posts: 1783
Loc: ft worth
Was there ever a ban on that rifle its a spoortimg model ?

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#6184422 - 02/15/16 01:01 PM Re: Colt AR 15 [Re: mike odom]
mike odom Offline
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Registered: 09/07/10
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Loc: Texarkana
I don't know, the serial # states its preban

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#6184510 - 02/15/16 02:07 PM Re: Colt AR 15 [Re: mike odom]
Zonker Online   sleepy
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Registered: 12/03/10
Posts: 248
Loc: Denton
What difference does "preban" make?

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#6184523 - 02/15/16 02:13 PM Re: Colt AR 15 [Re: mike odom]
tx yetti Offline
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worthless

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#6184569 - 02/15/16 02:45 PM Re: Colt AR 15 [Re: Zonker]
newulmboy Offline
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Originally Posted By: Zonker
What difference does "preban" make?


If I remember correctly, the pre-ban AR's have 3 firing settings.

1) Safety
2) Single round shot
3) 3 round burst or auto (not sure which one it is)

There's a spring or something in the lower which will not let you switch it to the third option (to make it legal). I think it can be removed though.

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#6184696 - 02/15/16 04:35 PM Re: Colt AR 15 [Re: mike odom]
Earl Online   content
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Registered: 09/18/07
Posts: 2887
Loc: Plano, TX
Agreed photos and serial number range are needed. If it doesn't have a bayonet lug, it is not a preban gun. After the '94 AWB Colt manufactured their rifles and carbines without bayonet lugs except for the LEO variants - until the ban sunseted in '04 and they went back to all the evil little features.

As for what differences does it make? LOTS.


Edited by Earl (02/15/16 04:39 PM)
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#6184738 - 02/15/16 05:17 PM Re: Colt AR 15 [Re: newulmboy]
el_chupo_ Offline
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Registered: 01/01/13
Posts: 118
Loc: Burleson/Cleburne
Originally Posted By: newulmboy
Originally Posted By: Zonker
What difference does "preban" make?


If I remember correctly, the pre-ban AR's have 3 firing settings.

1) Safety
2) Single round shot
3) 3 round burst or auto (not sure which one it is)

There's a spring or something in the lower which will not let you switch it to the third option (to make it legal). I think it can be removed though.


To clarify, this is NOT the case. Pre/post ban centers around when the gun was built, and the AWB of 94.

Messing with the fire control group to make a semi-auto firearm function other than semi is a whole different no-no.

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#6184787 - 02/15/16 05:44 PM Re: Colt AR 15 [Re: Zonker]
Poke81 Offline
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Registered: 09/22/13
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Loc: Granbury TX
Originally Posted By: Zonker
What difference does "preban" make?


Preteen only really makes a difference if you live in CT. They pay a premium for them because its the only AR's they can get without restrictions.

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#6185668 - 02/16/16 08:29 AM Re: Colt AR 15 [Re: mike odom]
don1903 Offline
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Registered: 08/21/05
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Mine is an HBAR Sporter with an original Green Label box. No, mine does not have a "flaky" selector switch or and spring or clip junk. Just a good ole Green Label Pre-Ban Colt.
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