Looserounds is on Facebook

If you like looserounds and you have a facebook account ( who doesn’t ?) go on over to the looserounds facebook page and like us. You can see new pictures and some extra content that is not on the LR website. See cool pictures of gear and links to other places to help you enter contests and get great deals on gear and firearms.  You can share your thoughts , pictures of your guns and gear and ask questions  directly to the LR staff.   It is growing every day and it beats  your sister in law blathering on  about her baby shower or trying to find out how many of your high school  friends got fat !!

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Range Report: S&W M&P15 QC

The S&W M&P15 has become very popular due to its low cost and availability.  My personal experience with owning one was that my M&P15R had an incorrectly cut upper that would not hold the ejection port door closed, the stock was not installed correctly and was crooked, and the fire control group was defective and would double.  S&W replaced the lower on my rifle, and I did not bother to have them work on the upper.

Often at the range I have seen people have minor issues with M&P15s.  The new low cost model (around $700) came with a near useless rear sight.  This cheap copy of the detachable carry handle often would not index correctly.  Last Sunday, I saw this issue.  This new, out of the box, M&P15 came with a broken bolt catch.  While I have no doubt that S&W will fix this, I have been less then impressed by S&W quality control on their rifles.