Armalite M153GN18?

Discussion in 'AR Forum' started by lfine, Dec 23, 2018.

  1. lfine

    lfine New Member

    Dec 23, 2018
    Looking to add an AR to my collection and, shooting USPSA production, thought I may as well make it a potential 3-gun, just in case. Any thoughts? I'm really leaning toward the M153GN18, although I know 16s are in vogue. They have a great 13" that's pinned and welded compensator to 16" but I feel that would limit my future options. Thoughts? We're looking at the $1400ish range.
  2. gaijin

    gaijin Well-Known Member

    May 18, 2015
    Since no one has responded (since this is a potentially loaded question); I would look elsewhere for a $1400-ish AR for USPSA.
    More likely candidates in that price range IMO; BCM, DD, LWRCI, Colt (6920) would all be preferable.
    A "run and gun" would be 16"/18" and lightweight configured.
    Max range will likely be 300 yds- if that.
    Majority of rds. are usually CQB/close range format.

  3. Sniper 217

    Sniper 217 Well-Known Member

    Jan 5, 2014
    As a turn key package I think it’s great. But I’d build my own with the $1400 if you know how. Stay 16” or below. The long stages are less frequent than the run and gun stages. I used to shoot 3 gun. Heavy Metal/Heavy Optics & Tac/Tac Optics classes.

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