New AR 10 any good?????????

Discussion in 'AR15/10 Rifles' started by jeff 300, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. jeff 300

    jeff 300 Well-Known Member

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    I had to do it with the outcome of the election. So i went and bought a Rock river predator AR 10 in 308 20" ss barrel

    I have the same rifle in ar15 223 and it shoots great just haven't shot the 308 yet i
    hope it a shooter. i was looking for the DPMS 308 long range but this is what they had so its mine now. good r bad
     
  2. BigSkyGP

    BigSkyGP Well-Known Member

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    Yup, That's how I felt, too!

    Good or bad. I now have a POF 16" .308. I looked up lots of reviews, it's sad when they're so mixed. From a Small Arms Tech. point of view I went with the details of the designs to make my pick.

    DI is great (I used to swear otherwise) in the AR-15s, and that's what most of the parts are designed for.

    Seeing how AR-10s aren't so standardised in the industry, I let my dream of a Piston System AR win out.

    I can hardly wait to see how it shoots!!!:D
     

  3. 65 GRENDEL

    65 GRENDEL Well-Known Member

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    Rock River Arms makes a good product including their triggers. Not a Timney but all right for a stock system. Ive had the Classic 20" DPMS for a couple of years now, its a very good rifle. Is that a SS bull barrel? If so I bet its heavy because my gun with the hbar barrel is heavy enough.:D
     
  4. rdsii64

    rdsii64 Well-Known Member

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    If you bought a rock river arms rifle, that was money well spent. enjoy it well.
    I currently on a predator pursuit 20" my self. I absolutely love it. I'm putting back my pennies to acquire a 308 semi auto myself.
     
  5. Getgen60

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    Have RRA-10 standard operator. Anyone know how to attach sling to stock? Will post a report on weapon in reloading forum when data is in.:D
     
  6. Jam smith

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    Have a DPMS LR 308 with a 18" bull barall. Love it ,very accurate rifle.
     
  7. jeff 300

    jeff 300 Well-Known Member

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    Well finally a range report. After trying for the last 3 weeks to get out and shoot my ar 10 i got a chance this pasted weekend. I stop by and bought a cheap box of monarch 308 150gr just to give it a try. it took 2 rounds to get it zero so #3-5 round ever fired ended up in a group i would have been really happy shooting with my custom bolt action 308. i could cove them up with a dime so after being really happy with this group i took it out to 300 n rang the hell out of my 300yrd gong. so my friend had to give it a try he shot a 3 shot group a little bigger but i could still cover it up with a nickel he then drilled the 300yrd gong 5 straight shoots. so i think i made a great buy. the rifle is a rock river ar 10 predator 20" ss barrel. i can't wait till i get to try some handloads in it.
    so for for me i'm three for three 2- ar15 1- ar10 all shoot great rock river rocks!!!!!!
     
  8. long450

    long450 Well-Known Member

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    Jeff, that is good to hear! These semi-autos can be a lot of fun. The hard to control trigger in the factory DPMS's are often the limiting factor. Which trigger are you using in the Rock River?
     
  9. jeff 300

    jeff 300 Well-Known Member

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    its just the trigger that came in it but its nice
     
  10. Jam smith

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    My DPMS LR 308 is a hoot! I installed a JP trigger and love it.
     
  11. Killim

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    I also purchased the RRA LAR8 in 308 with the 20" SS bbl. So far I haven't put many rounds through it but I am impressed with the initial accuracy using mil surplus ammo. After I get several hundred rounds through it I will start handloading for accuracy and will then have a better idea. No complaints or manfunctions. I liked it so well I purchased a RRA .556 stripped lower receiver and built a 20" heavy bbl varmint rifle. Once again, I'm happy with the way it shoots. Both are a pleasure to shoot! Hope this helps.
     
  12. spitball

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    Glad to hear that everyone seems to enjoy their AR-10. I managed to pick-up a Colt LE-901 but haven't put optics on it yet. Seems well built but range time will tell. Love the "bigger" bore AR's.