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Old 01-14-2012, 01:02 PM
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Default Dpms panther sweet 16????

Anyone have any experience with one of these? Im looking for a short barrel AR for coyotes. The Sweet Sixteen looks perfect. The problem is I have never been around one or know anybody who has one. I want to go as short and light as possible, but I still want it to shoot sub moa. Also I would order it with fluted black teflon barrel and 2 stage trigger upgrade.
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Old 01-14-2012, 02:29 PM
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i have a buddy that has one they are kinda heavy compared to most although if you put a different barrel on that would cut down on the weight a lot... i have a dmps prairie panther thats pretty light its a great gun i also have a stag model 3 thats a way lighter gun better quality and is a little cheaper then a sweet sixteen
When my game starts shooting back i might think about quitting!!!! OR i will buy a bigger gun
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Old 01-14-2012, 09:15 PM
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the bushmaster predator is nice i have one it short and light compared to other ars ive held. shoots real good too. and you would already have the 2 stage trigger in it.
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Old 01-26-2012, 12:04 AM
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Whats your price Range?? because that would decide where id steer you
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Old 01-26-2012, 10:17 PM
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I had a DPMS sweet 16 as my first AR, got rid of it for a reason. With the DPMS I shot 5" groups at 100yds and couldnt get it tighter. Got rid of it and picked up a Rock River AR and instantly shot .5" groups! So I know it wasnt the shooter...just my 2 cents. Two words, Rock River.
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Old 01-27-2012, 12:59 PM
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I shoot a Stag Model 6 but its a little longer than the Sweet Sixteen. I have a hunting partner that uses the Sweet Sixteen. He can put out 1 inch groups no problem. My Stag will put out .5'' shot groups as garaunteed. I would say any of the well known companies would be okay. Like JML said Rock River also makes a fine AR. Theres always a chance with all of them not shooting great, you just have to make sure you buy a product from a company that will back up what they make, in case of unforeseen problems.
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:13 AM
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I have a sweet 16, It was a lil heavy so I removed the barrel and took it to work so I could flute it, That made a big difference in wieght but still a lil heavy, took it off again and turned down the barrel to .625 from gas block to the end. Now its really nice to carry and im shooting 1/4" groups at 100 yrds. My next gun is gonna be the prairie panther, I like the carbon fiber fore end ( the aluminum one on the sweet 16 gets really cold on those chilly days)and the mossy oak brush camo, along with the 2 stage trigger and match grade barrel. Hope this helps.
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accuracy, ar15, black gun, dpms, sweet sixteen

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