lefty ar-15

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by Wi whitetail, Jan 17, 2005.

  1. Wi whitetail

    Wi whitetail Active Member

    Mar 26, 2004
    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.

    wi whitetail
  2. Varmint Hunter

    Varmint Hunter Well-Known Member

    Dec 26, 2001
    I don't squat about about ar-15's /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif, but these guys live it. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
  3. gonehuntingagain

    gonehuntingagain Well-Known Member

    Mar 16, 2003
    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!
  4. sakofan

    sakofan Well-Known Member

    Apr 17, 2003
    I think one of our esteemed members and fellow lefty /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif, Jeff in Texas just just picked up one of those rigs. Give Jeff a shout!!..sakofan.....