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    DPMS Gen2 .308 AR

    DPMS GII // DESIGNED II DOMINATE INTRO


    Actually looks fairly interesting - very close to AR15 receiver size, AR15 thumbhole stocks will fit due to identical dimensions in the right places, AR15 handguards that fit standard AR barrel nut will fit (with the right barrel nut), significantly lighter than all the various other "AR10" receiver designs. Hope it's not crap, reasonably priced, and available in NZ. Makes the .308 AR platform more enticing with a more realistic size/weight.

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    gimp + DPMS...wut?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beavis View Post
    gimp + DPMS...wut?
    make Noveske make a N6 to this size and I'll buy two



    e: their .308 guns ~*reportedly*~ are better than 5.56 and also it's the only vaguely interesting .308 AR platform, up from zero previously

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    I would buy an AP4 if they are good

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    Quote Originally Posted by Beavis View Post
    I would buy an AP4 if they are good
    same, and cut it down + free float tube and geissele. Build up from receiver set + BCG + barrel + barrel nut might be the most economical way to go though given that the factory furniture is pretty much throwaway, even down to the buffer tube if you want it A-cat. They will be selling stripped receivers etc same as they did with the old Gen1 gear.

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    They have not shaved much of the weight 7.75lbs down to 7.25lbs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Markgibsonr25 View Post
    They have not shaved much of the weight 7.75lbs down to 7.25lbs.

    Depends which model you look at - the AP4 Gen1 is 8.5lbs, Gen2 is 7.25lbs... so a 1.25lb loss.

    the Hunter has less difference in weight, but the Gen2 has a 20" barrel and Gen1 has 16"... and Gen2 is still lighter.


    I'm quite excited about it, even though it's... dpms.

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    Not much lighter And almost unobtanium mags still... Ill stick with my RRA tank and SLRs for now and just moan about the weight lol

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    I guess we'll see - they're already available in the US so user reviews will be around.

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    SR25/DPMS pattern mags hard to get?

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    You remember where we live right ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spanners View Post
    You remember where we live right ?
    Haha yup. Land of the forgotten. Middle Earth, fucking middle of nowhere earth.

    Hard enough trying to get decent Primers and 208gr amax today, let alone firearms or parts.

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    Don't see what the issue with mags is? Brownells? Nobody seems to be having difficulty importing mags atm.

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    Deltasector.co.nz list the magpul SR25 mags as in stock, not cheap tho

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    So my Christensen CA 10 is pretty light then ?

 

 

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