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#7094173 - 02/26/18 08:08 PM Thoughts on Smith and Wesson M&P 10 SPORT
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Registered: 01/03/12
Posts: 300
Loc: Nebraska
I've been looking at Ar10/308AR's. Initially was looking at Palmetto State but some of the reviews have me second guessing.
I'm looking for a decent entry level gun that is accurate enough to drop a deer or pig out to around 200yds or so.
Was looking at DPMS or Smith and Wesson. If I get one of these, I would probably change out the hand guard to a free floating (M loc or key mod type hand guard with low profile gas block)
So, who has either DPMS or M&P 10 (the sport has a 16" barrel). Are they decent enough guns for what I'm looking to do with them? Which one would you recommend and why?
I've been research this quite a bit lately and they both seem like decent entry level guns,

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
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#7094258 - 02/26/18 09:22 PM Re: Thoughts on Smith and Wesson M&P 10 SPORT [Re: Hogz]
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If you think you are going to make changes Iíd avoid it. Google is your friend but I think a lot of the MP 10is proprietary. It kept me from buying one.
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#7094429 - 02/27/18 06:36 AM Re: Thoughts on Smith and Wesson M&P 10 SPORT [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
If you think you are going to make changes Iíd avoid it. Google is your friend but I think a lot of the MP 10is proprietary. It kept me from buying one.


Well Crap. I was not aware that they were proprietary. What did you end up getting? I may just go get the DPMS 308 then and add some stuff to it then.
Thanks for the reply!
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#7094497 - 02/27/18 07:30 AM Re: Thoughts on Smith and Wesson M&P 10 SPORT [Re: Hogz]
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DPMS gen 2 308 for the win!!!!!!!!!!!
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#7094552 - 02/27/18 08:17 AM Re: Thoughts on Smith and Wesson M&P 10 SPORT [Re: Hogz]
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Hogz, I haven't bought one yet, I've just been using my 6.8. I wanted a deer and hog gun with some thump but between the weight and losing one place to hunt I haven't really shopped hard. If I was going to buy one tomorrow I'd look at the DPMS Recon G2 or Savage MSR-10, both are over 1.5lbs lighter than most AR-10s. If weight wasn't a problem I'd have no qualms buying a PSA for cheap. If you catch them on sale you can have the two PSA halves for ~$570 total.
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