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#6709620 - 03/19/17 08:18 PM AR-15 parts upgrades?
n_rut Offline
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Registered: 10/13/05
Posts: 267
Loc: Rockwall,Tx.
Just bought an Armalite Eagle optics ready carbine in .223 Wylde with heavy 16" barrel. I'm gonna put a Vortex Strike Eagle 1x6-24 on it as well. Any opinions on what parts to upgrade besides the trigger to enhance the performance of this firearm? All advise and knowledge is greatly appreciated and thanks.

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#6709627 - 03/19/17 08:32 PM Re: AR-15 parts upgrades? [Re: n_rut]
jhenderson Online   content
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Registered: 02/07/10
Posts: 5745
Loc: Lake dallas
Put a trigger in it and shoot away

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#6709765 - 03/20/17 12:04 AM Re: AR-15 parts upgrades? [Re: n_rut]
TexFlip Online   content
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Registered: 08/18/12
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Loc: Chambers County
Trigger and ammo. Head to the range.

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#6709940 - 03/20/17 08:53 AM Re: AR-15 parts upgrades? [Re: n_rut]
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Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 2401
Loc: Houston
based on what you have and don't yet want to invest in a significant trigger upgrade, good ammo. That said, i like the JP spring kit. it's very affordable and will lighten the pull significantly. does nothing to clear up any gritty feeling. FYI, the warning that comes with lighter springs is that it may not strike the firing pin hard enough to set off harder military type primers. I;ve not experienced this problem but i generally don't shoot surplus ammo but apparently the mililtary has. which is the official stated reason why, along with safety for accidential discharge, the milspec trigger is the way it.

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#6709975 - 03/20/17 09:29 AM Re: AR-15 parts upgrades? [Re: n_rut]
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I did the jp yellow springs in mine last week and shot it this weekend without a problem.

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#6710009 - 03/20/17 10:02 AM Re: AR-15 parts upgrades? [Re: n_rut]
FiremanJG Offline
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Registered: 12/16/08
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Loc: Wolfe City, TX
A good trigger helps every rifle.

Does this one have a free float handgaurd on it? My Armalite did not, and when I switched it over to free float, the grouping was literally cut in half.
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#6710190 - 03/20/17 12:57 PM Re: AR-15 parts upgrades? [Re: n_rut]
Tim9880 Offline
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Registered: 04/08/12
Posts: 499
A trigger is usually the best AR upgrade out there. Sometimes on a rifle with a scope, an extended charging handle can be nice.

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#6710316 - 03/20/17 02:42 PM Re: AR-15 parts upgrades? [Re: FiremanJG]
n_rut Offline
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Registered: 10/13/05
Posts: 267
Loc: Rockwall,Tx.
Good info. folks, it has the factory handguard right now. I'll check on the type of hand guard tonight. It's a 6" and I doubt it's free float.

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