How to Buy an AR-15 Tips

How to Buy an AR-15 Tips

top 10 AR-15 upgradesCheck out these tips and reviews on how to buy your first AR-15 so that you can get the best deal possible and have the most fun shooting. Please don’t show this article to any liberal friends as they will report us to the Government Office of Rights Removal.

#1. Decide your mission.
Plinking on the range or home defense – or both? It is a ton of fun to go out to the range and shoot. If you just want to plink at targets and are not into competition shooting then a lower end model will be fine. If you thinking home defense only then a shotgun may be a better value dollar for dollar.

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#2. Budget.
Decide your budget. Are you going to buy used or new? Under $700 or above? You can buy a base model and slowly trick it out over time if you have the patience and know how. If not you can pick out parts and have a local gunsmith set you up.

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#3. Defense
Are you going to use this weapon as home or ranch defense? Or just keep it in the closet in case WW3 breaks out? These are good questions to ask. If you live on a big ranch and have long shots then you will want to get a good scope. If your just thinking home defense you may want to go with a $350 shotgun.

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Questions from our readers online.

Question: What is a good base model AR-15 that is no-frills and ready to shoot out of the box? The Bushmaster is a good weapon.

Question: My buddy says that Lewis Machine is really good – what is the deal? Yes; that is a great weapon but more expensive. You get what you pay for.

Question: What about buying an AR-15 and having it in California? Check the local laws in each state as you have more restrictive laws in liberal states.

Question: What is a a good AR-15 to buy in 2014? An Adcor Defense Bear AR-15 is a good choice for a starter AR-15. We also like the Bushmaster as a good first time AR-15.

Question: What are the best AR 15 rifles under $700? Check out this article on the Top 10 AR 15 Rifles under $700

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