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I've been offered an AR-10 and know nothing about them.  (Even after all the time I spent in uniform I have never fired anything on the AR platform.)  It's a 7.62 NATO caliber and has lots of stuff to go with it including a hundred plus rounds of ammo.  I'm not familiar with the brand name, either.

 

Should I be seriously interested in it?  Would you be?  What should I look for in features?  What should I try to avoid?

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The AR 10 has larger dimensions to handle the 308 cartridge. Historically, they are either Armalite or DPMS.  This is important because the upper to lower receiver fit has

a different shape between the two.  DPMS is less expensive, which is what I had before trading it to my brother.    I believe accessories that are particular to one or the other

are more plentiful and less expensive for the DPMS pattern. Other opinions may vary but that is my take.

Horace

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I’ve got a Ruger 762 , it’s a piston gun rather than di . I like it , use it for my deer rifle. I’ve been looking into getting a POF . They have sized the gun down from the standard AR-10 , it’s pretty much AR-15 size . DPMS made one that’s between a AR-10 and 15 size wise . Since the AR-10 was never a military gun it was really never standardized. So theirs lots of variability between manufacturers. Ruger has discontinued the 762 , DPMS went out with Remington, not sure if they are back , The Sig ones are supposed to be pretty good. 
 

This video is about the POF piston gun but he does a good job of describing the 3 different sizes that are out there 

 

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What do you mean “offered”. Like for free? Or offered to buy?

Never turn down a free gun. Never. ;)

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The guy got married and is now expecting a kid.  Need to sell some stuff so he can but a new truck with a back seat and some other kid necessities.

 

I don't have much more about it yet, like make, model, accessories, and the like.  I haven't even seen it yet.

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Depending on a few factors (how much do they want?, How "used" is it?, barrel length - 16" is pretty wild muzzle blast)  Most commercial AR - 10s available are pretty good guns. Most AR 10s are pretty heavy - 11 to 14 pounds (unless it has a 16" barrel). The nice thing about the gun is it is since they are heavy the recoil is negligible less felt recoil than an M - 14.  They can be used for hunting most anything in North America and a great target paper punching gun.

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I have a DPMS Oracle AR10 in 308.   Couple of little changes is an excellant shooter.  ( New trigger and a free float  hand guard)   Even with the 16 in barrel  it is heavy but a joy to shoot     GW

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