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Yes - so if an enhanced goes for 1840 then I would expect a standard to go for right around 1500.
 

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I should be getting mine this week, and I called the dealer today and asked to make sure that the serial number was not one of those that had to go back because of the recall. It sure would be nice to think that BM went back to all their dealers and distributors and updated the rifles they have out there in Stock with the retrofit. Nice pipe dream...right! :)
 

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Losman, let us know about your rifle. I ordered one as well from them. They told me it was not blemished and is a post recall one...but they certainly didnt seem to certain about that...so I am a little nervous of what I am going to get.
 

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I ordered one too. I am not nervous about what I will get but the price is very good and I hope there will not be a big delay. I ordered it on 12/23 and they said because of the holiday it would not be shipped until 12/27.
I ordered a SCAR 16 in March of 2009 (not from Jet Guns), I got a great price but am still waiting - actually they never shipped it and they never charged me but there were lots of promises and I kind of lost interest.
Jet Guns seemed very positive and I am looking forward to the new ACR.
 

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Well Christmas came early this yrs. I picked up my ACR today....checked the serial number for the recall....OK, checked to see that the barrel was straight ....OK, paid for the rifle, $1950.000 probably could paid less but I had to settle for the state compliant because of where I live.

soapboxpreacher.... I don;t think that you have anything to worry about...there are not enough ACR for the possibly of you getting a used one. I would check the manual you get with the rifle, if there isn't a registration card stapled in the middle I would question it. If you got it from GunBroker.com the people there selling guns are solid seller and buyers.

Without even firing it, I have to say that I don't like the plastic Magpul sights ...really cheap. But here is the good and the bad... "the bad"...there is no adjustments like that on an AR15 for distance down range..."the good" is that there are no adjustments for you to screw up! According to the manual if you zero it in at 25 yds you're done! you will have the same point of impact at 300yds., so anything in between is most likely your bullet will only move a couple of inches, maybe 3-5 up or down from anything your front post is pointing at.

The rest of the rifle is really solid and tight. The trigger feels good too...more to follow
 

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Losman I agree on the mbus sights...they are junk! I will need to invest in some Troy Battlesights myself. I have the MBUS on my S&W M&P 15-22 MOE and I think they are fair at best. I will have an eotech on my ACR so the iron are secondary. What sights are you looking at and do your Prefer the A2 or HK Style? I personally like the HK style. But one concern, how is the height on the Battlesights compared to the MBUS...MBUS dont look to be as tall.

Cant wait to hear more!!!
 

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Losman I agree on the mbus sights...they are junk! I will need to invest in some Troy Battlesights myself. I have the MBUS on my S&W M&P 15-22 MOE and I think they are fair at best. I will have an eotech on my ACR so the iron are secondary. What sights are you looking at and do your Prefer the A2 or HK Style? I personally like the HK style. But one concern, how is the height on the Battlesights compared to the MBUS...MBUS dont look to be as tall.

Cant wait to hear more!!!
I did the same thing, took the MBUS sights, (that came with ACR) and put them on my SW15-22. Im using the troy battlesights on my ACR and they have worked out perfectly. I like the HK style as well, the extra ring up front give you another aiming point for more precision. As far as height, when they are folded the lay lower then MBUS. When they are up, the aiming plane is the same as the M4 (height over rail). So with non riser eotech, it will give you and absolute co-witness. Eotechs with riser, lower 1/3.
 

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I spent endless time last night reviewing, looking, listening to what people had to say about various "red dot" optics. There is end amount of money one can spend on this stuff...so if money is no object ...buy the best. In my case I'm not going to have to depend on these optics for day to day existence, that's of coarse unless the Zombies start taking over.

I looked at everything from Trijicon all model (prefect purchase if I win the lottery) and Aimpoints. There were a couple product that I uncovered flying under the radar, two companies that I current have good experiences with; Vortex Optics and Leathedwood for less money!

Vortex makes two models similar to Aimpoints as does Leatherwood for even less. if you go to Youtube and search on Leatherwood Red Dot and and Vortex Strikefire and Vortex Sparc you'll see reviews and what their owners have to say. I think for us Civi's they will do the job and keep you out of the poor house too.

My plan is to run several hundred rounds of both .223 and 5.56 through it first (i just got my ACR last night)...see what it likes to eat and throw up. Once, that's done, I'll work on getting the most precise zero I can and then work on getting the best groupings at 100 yds. with various weight bullets (factory ammo), and then take it out to 200 yds. And that's where I think I'll stop testing, I will then start reloading to duplicate the best loads. I currently reload 55gr. 223 and 75gr. match ammo. From what I can tell after much reading the ACR like 55 and 62 gr. (actually it will shoot anything) but the 62gr shows much promise. I like to feed it some 62 gr. 5.56 and see how she like it.

Fix sights: MI, Troy, and GG&G are some of the ones I came across. They are not hard to find...just Google "Folding Sights" and you will see the most popular. The key for me if I get a "RED DOT" of any favor is for me to be able to get the red dot right on top of the front post. This might all sound like a royal pain in the ass, but getting and holding zero is what I obsess about.

There is beautiful and deadly scope made by Horus Optics and not too expensive that I would like to get; the model is the "Hawk" they have this amazing reticle H425 that almost guarantees a second hit every single time regardless how far the shot is taken from (and I'm talking 1000yds out). I'll wait to see if and when BM comes out with a 6.8 barrel to see if ACR's are capable of making that shot... if not I'll go ahead and build a snipper rifle. i.e. M24 :) to go out beyond 300 yds.

There is not limit on how much money you can spend on gear, not to mention the amount of time one has to spend to guarantee reliability and accuracy. I'm just learning from the guy in front of me.
 

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i like the aimpoint micro t-1 with larue hk mount/troy micro sights, i'd also look at eotech but have heard some good about the vortex too

the troys are pretty well priced at around 200 a set, not quite as low priced as the mbus, but they take up less rail space and are really nice

as far as the red dot, the only big thing you need to watch for is interfering with the charging handle

btw you cant properly run troy micro's with a eotech 552 the battery lever gets in the way

 

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Jet Guns: True to their word; I ordered an ACR Enhanced on 12/23 at the $1839 price, which included shipping. They said it would not ship until 12/27 - I just got the UPS Tracking Number!
With any luck I could have the new rifle by the end of the week but more than likely I will see it next week.
Details to follow...
 

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I ordered from Jet Guns Last week..

Already have it, got the great price, excellent communication via email and phone, no complaints at all.. I'd say hurry and buy one before they jack up the price due to demand.

My magpul shipment of fvg and rail covers got here on the same day.. now I just need my aimpoint to arrive.

Also -- I didn't have much complaint about the BUIS that are included. BZed quick and held zero even after popping them up and down a bunch.

The sling that is included is more useful than I thought it would be. quick detach, can be used as 2 point or like a single point, neat!

Breaking in the barrel was easy too, you can just twist it off for cleaning. I wanted to ask though, even though bushy says its ok, I noticed the barrel was much easier to dis/reassemble after a few times and the wrenching handle starts to droop. You guys think I should avoid this method of takedown?


100 rnds later, things still seem to be going my way. I'm satisfied.

Hoorah for Jet Guns!!
 

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I'm broke for now...I'm going to use duct tape to tape my wives laser pointer she uses to play with the cat on the rail for now...I think that will work for now :) I like to get the T-1, but I have also looked at the Vortex Sparc which goes for $200 as an alternative if I can't wait long enough to get the Aimpoint.
 
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