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Unread 01-12-2013, 11:39 PM
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Re: What sling for new Ar-15

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I watchd a demo on the 3 point and was looking that way. Please tell me the negatives with it you experienced.
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They get caught on everything! They can also interfere with the operation of the carbine. They are as bad of an idea as extended latches on charging handles.
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    Re: What sling for new Ar-15

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    I watchd a demo on the 3 point and was looking that way. Please tell me the negatives with it you experienced.
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    It all depends on what you want to use the gun for. From a tactical standpoint 3pt are dangerous junk in my opinion, I dont want anything pulling on the front of the gun and mostly dont want anythig in the way of the mag well. Seen slings get loaded with mag changes.

    I like V Tac mounted on the rear of the stock and castle nut nothing infront of the mag well
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    Re: What sling for new Ar-15

    Stay away from 3 points. You will end up entangled more than shooting. Combine that, and the ability to bust yourself in the genitals and you would have what I would envision with that OSS sling.
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    Re: What sling for new Ar-15

    Tactical/defensive rig= Vtac
    Hunting rig= Butler Cr with the rubberized stuff on one side, or a ching sling
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    Re: What sling for new Ar-15

    I use a mil surplus GI web sling on my AR. It cost me all of 12 dollars. I marked it for prone and sitting just like the one I was issued back in the day.
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    Re: What sling for new Ar-15

    I have a Magpul MS3 Single Point/ two point sling. I like it so far.
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    Unread 01-16-2013, 11:12 PM
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    Re: What sling for new Ar-15

    Three points never stay adjusted right on fixed buttstocks, and worse on adjustable.

    I use a rail mounted sling loop on my forend, for my front attachment, and a loop plate under the castle nut, for my two point setup. Sort of a flexible cross between a two point and a single point. I use this for full time carry.

    On the range, shooting positions where a sling is used either leather NM or web NM. nearly as good as a bipod once you get it figured out. A hell of a lot cheaper, too!
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