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Old August 9th, 2008, 09:16 AM   #1
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DPMS LR-308 ap4 vs. Rock River LAR-8?

I was all set to buy a DPMS LR-308 AP4 when I ran across the Rock River Arms LAR-8. Like whoa! Nice rifle!
I see that DPMS offers more configuration options, while the Rock comes stock with a match trigger and Houge grip(and is about $100 less expensive)

What are the other pros and cons here?


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Old August 9th, 2008, 09:36 AM   #2
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Good luck finding a LAR8. There's a waiting list a mile and a half long for them...They are currently shipping the flat top midlength. I'm on the list for a flat top rifle length. The appeal for me was the fact that they use FAL magazines instead of a proprietary mag.
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Old August 9th, 2008, 10:18 AM   #3
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Actually Scottysan and I found one in a gunstore last week. It was hanging on the wall with the other black rifles when I saw the FAL mag in the well. It was sweet. Also found a Bushmaster chambered in .450 too.


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Old August 9th, 2008, 10:31 AM   #4
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So did they actually get them running right? I read somewhere that someone tried to make an AR-10 that took FAL mags, but they couldn't get the mags to line up right or something...
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Actually Scottysan and I found one in a gunstore last week. It was hanging on the wall with the other black rifles when I saw the FAL mag in the well. It was sweet. Also found a Bushmaster chambered in .450 too.
They are avail, just not in the configuration I want. I want the 20" barrel with the flat top and A2 stock. The only config that's available right now is the 16" barrel with flat top and collapsable stock.
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I want a semi-auto 308 that does a 10" or less at 1000yrds. I looked at fulton armory but they only offer 22", DPMS has 24" and I can't afford a knight Industries.
RR seams nice but not as accurate (spec wise)
Cobb is another option, but hard to find


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Is the DPMS or the Fulton capable of that kind of accuracy?


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I would rather have this one Panther™ LRT-SASS


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I have been eyeballing the Armalite AR-10 SuperSASS http://www.armalite.com/ItemForm.asp...0-49488ec48776

I am not sure anymore, I just might wind up with a M1A.
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How accurate is the Rock River LAR 8 with the 16" barrel?


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