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Unread 01-17-2005, 07:34 PM
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lefty ar-15

i'm interested in buying an ar-15 and found a new dpms upper with a 16" stainless fluted bull barrel for a little over 500 bucks. if anyone has had any experience with this company i would really appreceate your feedback and comments on whether this is worth the price, or worth even buying at all. i don't know much about ar's so any help is greatly appreceated.

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    Unread 01-17-2005, 07:49 PM
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    Re: lefty ar-15

    I don't squat about about ar-15's [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img], but these guys live it. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]
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    Unread 01-18-2005, 02:07 AM
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    Re: lefty ar-15

    I shoot an AR-15, and I am left handed, there is no problem with brass hitting me since the rifle has the brass deflector. As far as I can tell, the DPMS Lefty version only has the ejection port on the left side - the controls are still for use with the right hand. A ambidextrous safety is a must, and there are ambi mag releases available. Just adding the ambi safety is enough, unless you have the need to do ultra fast reloads like in a 3-gun competition (I still manage to reload quickly during 3-gun competition with the regular mag release).

    As far as quality, I have heard that they are ok.

    Good Luck!
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    Unread 01-18-2005, 05:18 AM
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    Re: lefty ar-15

    I think one of our esteemed members and fellow lefty [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img], Jeff in Texas just just picked up one of those rigs. Give Jeff a shout!!..sakofan.....
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