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Thread: Anyone with an nea ar15

  1. #1
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    Jan 2014

    Anyone with an nea ar15

    Hey all
    Ive got a 308 a 300wm and now i want an ar, ive been looking at the nea ones but havent found ne reviews on them how do they shoot from the box are they value?

  2. #2
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    Nov 2012
    They are good value, but like all mil spec AR,s the trigger will probably be the first thing you would like to swap out. They seem to like the heavier pills 60grain and up and if you are hand loading they can be very accurate.

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    Jan 2014
    I have the 18" DMR version. It is excellent quality and shoots very well. I am very happy with the rifle especially considering it only cost me $2k brand new.

  4. #4
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    Dec 2012
    Lower Hutt
    I've got a 14.5" one. It shoots like a laser with hornady steel case 55gr. It likes 69gr match projectiles (sub MOA), but also shoots just over MOA with my progressive press produced hornady 55gr blasting loads. Realistically it is a far more accurate rifle than I am a shooter.

    My one bit of advice is that the standard AR mil-spec trigger sucks balls on all ARs, though. Get yourself a decent match trigger and good glass, and you'll be very happy with an NEA.
    Last edited by scaggly; 10-04-2014 at 01:32 PM. Reason: clarification
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  5. #5
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    May 2012
    Far North
    I dont own one but a good friend does and I regularly shoot with It

    they shoot great
    heavy trigger comparied with my RRA
    Digit is great to deal with
    2k for a new in the box AR is damn good
    far better than the chinese GC ones



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