Lipsey’s Exclusive Retro Glock P80 (Pistole 80) Gen-1 Glock 17 (G17)-Type Combat/Tactical 9mm Pistol for Collectors and Tactical Shooters! Brass hits the face. The DPMS Enhanced Tactical RECON is a very good rifle that’s only kept from greatness by a couple of outdated component choices. The shell deflector on the DPMS upper is less obtrusive than most AR-15 deflectors. : SCAR Who? But judging from the soft recoil, I suspect that the gas port diameter has been tightened down a bit. Since our favorite variant, the DPMS GII Recon .308 MSR tactical AR carbine comes with the AAC flash hider/suppressor mount, it’s ready to go when you want to mount a muzzle can (silencer/sound suppressor). Guns-Review. Modular Battle Carbine/Rifle Magazine Revealed in Pictures (Photos! (Video!). Time will tell how the design will be adapted across the industry, but based on what I have seen so far, it should be well received. DPMS Panther Arms I have fun with his .308. I bought SIG 716 PATROL and it was a junker out of the box. -308, DPMS, Review, Rifle, Semi Auto. Community Reviewer. It was actually not my first choice. By starting with an AR15-dimensioned upper and lower receiver extended only enough to allow clearance for the larger magazine, the team was immediately able to drop weight and deliver a much more compact-feeling format. “Because I am a writer and someone will say I am full of it when they test it with cheapo ammo and have issues, so I am quoting this conversation for the article – ME. Sig’s Customer Service was worse than the high dollar junk rifle. Previously the small, short ejection port exacerbated ejector or extractor issues to the point that many imitation DPMS .308 format receiver manufacturers offer enlarged the ejection ports. I applaud DPMS for the design innovations. The Sig 716 Patrol also appears to be a very nice rifle but it adds another $300 to the bottom line and I am pushing it at $1400 for the Recon. Before buying an G2, do a quick search for factory and aftermarket parts. Wondering what sites work well with the DPMS ar 308 platform witness the stainless barrel? the DPMS GII .308 platform. Everything on the old DPMS GI version seemed to be specialized to the format, which made adding cool AR15 accessories occasionally aggravating. In short, I like it a lot… I really like it. All Rights Reserved, DPMS Panther Arms GII (G2) Recon .308 MSR: 7.62mm NATO/.308 Win. DPMS believed it was time to take a chance on something completely new that could change the AR .308 world forever . Thank you DPMS. when the charging handle is pulled. DPMS has, so far, not contacted me with a proposed solution to this defect. Sig dropped all of the Sig 716 line except the DMR. I have had this problem before with most other DPMS Gen 1 .308s, and it is my opinion this ammo was just a hint below SAMI spec and contributes to cycling issues. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on all photo and first/top video content. So duly noted, you may have issues with cheap steel-cased ammo, but I had no issues what-so-ever with quality factory brass-cased and mil-spec 7.62×51 NATO rounds. My response not all the time. I’m a lefty and had the same problem with shell casings hitting me on the right cheek. I just bought a G2 Moe .308 in March, I immediately sent it back to the company after finding right contacts who said they would correct the issue. david (at) defensereview (dot) com. Thoughts?? The GII features Dual Ejectors, which are lighter sprung than the previous GI models. I called DPMS in the fall of 2015 about the left hand problem and they assured me they were working on a fix and would have me send in the rifle to get it repaired. Note that ammunition will have bearing on how/where brass is ejected, can only suggest letting a righty shoot it with some different ammo. However, that is a gloriously substantial .45 pound weight reduction that almost entirely occurs within the receiver assembly. Meet the Colt Modular Carbine (CMC) Model CM901 Multi-Caliber 7.62mm NATO Battle Rifle / 5.56mm NATO Assault Rifle for U.S. Military Special Operations Forces (SOF) and General Infantry Forces (GIF). Six parts listed —WOW. . During SHOT Show 2014, I had a chance to speak with Adam Ballard, who is the Product Manager for the DPMS line. The three gun style thumb over C clamp style forearm hold is not correct either but it seems to work and has a decent following even though it goes against the book. Magpuls work, but the Gen 3’s need some minor Dremel tool modification to … Also the bullet point hit outside of the barrel chamber during the feed process. With that background on the features and expansive redesign of the new DPMS GII lineup, let’s chat a bit about the DPMS 16” barreled GII/G2 Recon. And soon. The G2 is similar configuration is only slightly lighter, and so far, not nearly as accurate in the two platforms I’ve tried. DPMS GII Recon G2 Redue Ok, I liked the DPMS G2 immediately after introduction and even after a bit of time there are some things I fell in love with about the new platform. David Crane started publishing online in 2001. Price was right and the options were good. The Magpul grip is reasonably well textured and has extra storage inside. DPMS Recon Rifle -The Recon delivers accuracy without the weight of a full-size precision rifle. The old DPMS Recon was 8.95 pounds and the new GII DPMS Recon is 8.5 pounds, which is actually only a 5% reduction. I recently purchased a DPMS G2 Recon. I was told parts would be available in fall of 2014—still waiting ! Handguards will be no problem given the outer dimensions of the barrel nut is exactly the same as the AR-15 rifle. Over the years, I have become somewhat of a DPMS .308 dependability mechanic who has fixed dozens of friend’s AR format 308s. DefenseReview (DR) Reports (Photos and Video!). I was told by DPMS to put a carrring handle on the rifle then the mount and scope on top to raise the scope high enough to give me access to the charging handle. Thanks for the comments on lefty’s, I was thinking about getting a DPMS Gll, will keep looking! So all your grips, stocks, receiver pins, triggers, and selectors can all be AR15 spec parts. Even right handers who practice off the left shoulder need to be aware that some G2’s eject right into the face on the port side. As noted above, DPMS has gone to great lengths to shed unneeded weight; the Recon dropped nearly a half pound. And besides, somebody has to buy a first year model so the rest of you can find out if they are worth it. Fast forward to February 16th 2016 and DPMS is no longer in St. I have a 7 lb 2 oz MEGA MEGALITHIC MATEN 308 with a 14.5 pinned barrel. I will likely have to revert to making a polymer addition to the deflector to solve the problem. If the DPMS G2 Recon .308 MSR tactical AR carbine works as advertised, it’s a guaranteed winner, especially since the top of the line carbine model is priced at only $1559.00 USD MSRP (but available from dealers like Cabela’s for only $1,499.99, as of this writing). Love it!! They should warn buyers on the box that it is unsafe for leftys. I have 3 DPMS AR’s and love them. This also means that with the GII DPMS models there is less reciprocating mass moving back and forth, which softens the recoil impulse and overall felt recoil while increasing follow-up shot times. The standard AR-15 controls look a bit undersized on the DPMS receiver, but they work just as well. Buyer Beware of Sig AR Platform Rifles!!! DPMS has chosen to go with Magpul furniture. May 9, 2014. It’s a no-brainer. Any help much appreciated. Having a quad rail handguard is great for attaching all sorts of stuff to your gun, but the shooting world gone on to slimmer designs that are more useful for the everyday shooter. tactical AR rifle/carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifle), we should definitely discuss the new DPMS GII (G2) .308 MSR series rifle/carbines, including our personal favorite variant, the DPMS GII (G2) Recon .308 MSR tactical carbine, which is outfitted with a MIL-STD-1913 “Picatinny” quad rail system, flip-up BUIS (Back-Up Iron Sights), a telescoping/retractable buttstock and a 51-tooth AAC open-prong flash hider/suppressor mount. Fax: 1-336-548-8798 ), Remington Military R-4 Gas Piston Carbine (GPC) Tactical AR Carbine with Proprietary Monolithic Rail System (Pics! Just another .30 cal ar. The team scratched the initial DPMS GI design with the exception of DPMS 308 magazine compatibility and started with the AR15 platform as the base that became the GII format. Rifle ejects spent brass directly into face. Kick Ass. All of the above innovations considered, Jennings says that the DPMS GII .308 MSR Rifle/Carbine Series is “simply the most impactful launch to happen to AR’s, and .308 MSR’s specifically, since the invention [of the AR-10 in the 1950’s]”. The heavy barrel of the Recon is 16" long made from bead-blasted, 416 stainless steel. I will note that DPMS cites “30% lighter than the original” on their marketing materials, but in reality, I think they meant to say “The receiver assembly is 30% lighter”. I have heard of 7.7 pound ar 308s. They are so well tuned that while bench-testing the DPMS Recon GII, I could drop the majority of ejected brass into a five-gallon bucket sitting about three feet from me. In other words, it’s a small-frame .308 AR. The flare on the mag well is essential for making rapid mag changes. Here is a video showing one of the faults my Sig 716 Patrol had. Your scope rings appear to be mounted backwards! Good article, maybe your just in the habit of mounting reversed for that reason? I’ll be real surprised if this turkey lasts. The DPMS format has become the most popular .308 AR platform, thanks in part to Magpul LR20 .308 magazines. That design also made the team look at creating an AR15-diameter carrier, which also significantly reduced weight. Website: http://www.remington.com, Remington Defense If you have a DPMS AP4, don’t sell it. But they did not know what they were going to do or how long it would take??? Wonder if receiver is thicker here than .223 guns for bit more strength, thus the issue. professional trigger pullers), agencies, and civilian tactical shooters the world over have come to depend on Defense Review as the authoritative source of news and information on "the latest and greatest" in the field of military defense and tactical technology and hardware, including tactical firearms, ammunition, equipment, gear, and training. DRD Tactical Paratus Rifle: “Revolutionary” 7.62mm NATO/.308 Win. An Odin Works adjustable gas block cured it for a lifetime. The lightest standard versions are 7.25 pounds each and I doubt you get them more than a ounce or two lighter They do the same thing with their excellent .22 (no parts available). As noted, the new GII version of the Recon drops .45 pounds, which feels pretty substantial considering all that weight was lost forward of the grip. This inexpensive steel-case Herter’s ammo consistently failed to lock the bolt back and occasionally didn’t fully cycle. If you practice using both shoulders, be sure to wear eye protection that covers the complete eye. But there are some new barrel technologies coming down to lighten them up considerably, and new space age polymers supposedly heat resistant and stronger than steel along with magnesium cast receivers/parts, and I’m sure someone will eventually get a six pound .308 platform going, just because…they can? Adam told me that they never were actually able to make the elastomer button fail or fall out of spec even after 100,000 cycles on test equipment, way beyond the life of the barrel and other components. The DPMS G2 Recon .308 Rifle. With a shorter and dimensionally smaller receiver set, the 8.5-pound Recon GII is also more manageable. I mentioned this issue to my FFL dealer, who is the quintessential hunter, and it aggravated him to no end. Nuts on the right just in case you wish to mount a ‘peeper’ or laser or how about a posterboard for a Adriana Lima 100% spread PosterGirl ‘thingie?’ ‘Force RECON’ is about the only ones that would pick up on that one I think…, SIG SAUER Selected by U.S. Army for Next Generation…, Lone Wolf Launches New Lightweight Tactical Defense…, New Bushnell LMSS2 Tactical Lightweight Modular…, Stingerworx New Lightweight Hunter Suppressor - SHOT…, Colt vs. Gorilla – Match AR-15 Ammo Review, Videotape All Gun Sales? “Why would you take a great gun, one that is not cheap, run the cheapest ammo through it, and then bitch about reliability?”, said Mel. It’s essentially a 7.62mm/.308 tactical AR rifle/carbine in a 5.56mm/.223 AR-15-sized package. Buzz, I am still waiting for the 6 0r 6.5 pound 308. where are you? I’ve always liked DPMS stuff. In the case of the GII/G2, that break-in process ended with the first round when using quality in-spec ammo. Drop in a carbon fiber forend and Ace Skeleton stock, and I bet you could get that weigh hovering just over eight pounds. The other variants are the GII AP4, GII SASS, GII Hunter, GII Bull and GII MOE. Good luck getting a new one. Besides, you can’t shoot the G2 much – what if you break a part? Copyright © 2020 DefenseReview.com. ), Midwest Industries MI AK-SSK KeyMod Handguard: KeyMod Tactical Handguard/Rail system for 21st-Century Kalashnikov AK-47/AKM Weapons! Wish I’d seen this earlier. Review: DPMS GII AR-308. One of my favorites was the newer Recon model, which seemed to me to be the perfect compromise between my old AP4 and 308B, so I was thrilled to pick up one of the first GII Recon DPMS 308s off the line for testing. In your review it appears that you used 165 Grain ammunition. The Recon’s heavy H-Bar-style barrel sits in between a bull barrel and lightweight M4 profile. Seeing the size and weight of the new GII carrier versus the old GI carrier size and weight validated my speculation and testing of lightweight competition carriers: the original .308 carrier was far heavier than needed. ), DR Action Video! What’s not to like about the new DPMS. It may not sound like a lot, but once in the hands, the Recon GII feels like a AR15 not a .308. Next post: Colt vs. Gorilla – Match AR-15 Ammo Review, Previous post: Videotape All Gun Sales? The new GII receiver is just ½” longer than an AR15 spec receiver set and ⅝” shorter than the old GI .308 receivers. My brother has a DPMS Panther A10 .308 and I wanted a comparison. The M111 forend is a great feature; it feels great in the hand and keeps the carbine light and cool. ho hum. Beyond the base GII features shared by entire line, the Recon features a 16” 426 stainless barrel with a mid-length gas system to soften recoil with a DPMS Hunter low-profile gas block. Knight’s, DPMS, and Pro Mags work fine. Disassembling the bolt is easy to do, and allows for easy inspection of some important moving parts. Yep , Stephan. With my premium Federal Gold Match, Winchester and Hornady ammo, I could push 100-yard groups between the .75″-1″ range consistently. Or possibly he wanted to mount the scope further back? Reliability improvements were obvious after I sent the first 50 rounds downrange without a hiccup or bobble, even with the factory steel DPMS mags. I have figured it out with an ACE Stock, JP Low Mass BCG, and lightweight buffer I can get to 6 Lbs 7 oz. There are aftermarket brass deflectors available: http://www.brownells.com/shooting-accessories/range-gear/shell-catchers-deflectors/brass-deflector-prod18554.aspx The GII Line has a longer ejection port. (Video! I’m going to sell mine – probably take a beating, and get a rifle platform in which parts are available. It seems like the brass is not even hitting the shell deflector as no marks are seen on the deflector. I have the marks on my face. DPMS Panther G2 Recon 308 WIN/7.62 NATO was designed the way customers demanded it. I’ve never tried a DPMS product. Oh yeah – the brass deflector is a joke. All the gun whores talked about how parts for a regular AR will work. Hard to take you serious when you have no idea how the platform is supposed to be set up. Read and See! Tried heavy buffer, adjustable gas block, no joy. As expected, the 16” barrel with prong flash hider is loud as hell, but I am sure we could make that even louder with a muzzle brake. Would be nice if this were not the case, but even with a 1911, if I don’t use ammo the gun likes, some of it comes right back in the face. Armalite’s AR10 platform also continues to be popular, but due to rifle and accessory availability and price, the DPMS format continues to reign. Review: DPMS GII AR-308 Guns In The News 2020-02-06. Only fix would appear to be to make the detent ball housing “thicker” to engage bolt a bit more. The saving grace was that the DPMS 308B was extremely accurate. KelTec P50 Tactical Pistol: 50-Rounds of 5.7x28mm Firepower for Sporting, Hunting and Home Defense Applications! To slick things up a bit more, DPMS coats the 7075 forged receivers with Teflon to improve reliability, cleaning, speed and smooth functioning. Phone: 1-800-243-9700 Looks like you have a couple extra case deflectors there, I’ve had problems with eye relief on fixed stocks and reversed a cantilever but not with an adjustable stock. After you’ve worked through a couple of hundred rounds, it won’t look quite as clean. The entire rifle is lighter, more compact and easier to haul around. Its a bad idea but if you insist I would strongly recommend eye protection and maybe an old style hockey mask. Have had one for five years and it is as accurate and reliable as my Springfield M1A Loaded, which cost considerably more than my DPMS. The cheek weld issues you mention may be due to the fact that you mounted the scope wrong which in turn caused the need for the stock to fully extended. It is a little fat in front, but I am planning using counter weights for balance. If you are enjoying what you are watching I hope you will like and subscribe to us on YouTube. No charging handles, no spare parts except for extractors, and a 62 dollar barrel nut from DPMS. Link to video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJC2HIp3ew4 . DefenseReview (DR) first got our hands on a DPMS GII carbine at the Remington 2015 Defense/LE/Tactical New Products Seminar held at Gunsite Academy in Paulden, Arizona in early December 2014, but we got to see it again and learn more about it at SHOT Show 2015, thanks to DPMS Panther Arms representative Dillon Jennings, who was very helpful and informative. Sure, DPMS did offer OEM aftermarket triggers originally in their old lineup, but I personally like this version a bit better. I bought G2 last week same problem with brass busting my face !!!! Not happy with DPMS and likely not recommending purchases by others. I personally don’t care about the weight as 99% of my shooting is with a bi-pod off the bench. DPMS is one of great product. Box 700 Madison, NC 27025-0700 The reality of the 9.75-pound rifle was that loaded with optics and a magazine, it leaned more toward the 11-12-pound range and was no treat to carry any significant distance. Patrol Battle Rifle (PBR)/Carbine/SBR at the Range! Bolt-Action Breakdown/Takedown Suppressed Sniper Carbine with 14″-16″ Proof Research Carbon Fiber-Wrapped Barrel for Your Backpack! In order to maximize reliability and durability, the GII MSR .308 utilizes a reduced-mass forged monolithic BCG (Bolt Carrier Group), a new bolt lug design for significantly more reliable lockup, an improved extractor and elastomer extractor spring, dual ejectors, a steel feed ramp, and enlarged ejection port, and a nice beveled/flared magwell for fast mag changes. It’s pretty hard to beat an Armalite for quality & reliability the first time, every time. Ejected brass was not being thrown 20 feet away, but just a few feet from the port with such reliability that most dropped into a positioned five-gallon bucket I use to pick up range brass. Feature Articles, I think the problem is Within the company confines in areas of management and production. While we’re on the subject of small-frame lightweight and reliable 7.62mm NATO (7.62x51mm NATO)/.308 Win. However, this DPMS rifle has changed drastically. AR-15-Sized Package–and Ultra-Reliable and Durable! Generally, each of the five DPMS 308s I have owned required a bit of break-in time to deliver reliable operation. He said Mr. Ballard is their boss and he didn’t think they were even working on a fix and they had never really had any problems reported! © Copyright 2015 DefenseReview.com. 870 Remington Drive After discussing this with the Sporting goods store I purchased it from (which is also located in the same town as the manufacturer). Just stay clear of the Herter’s. I believe less carrier mass equals less parts fatigue and a more pleasant shooting experience. I will note that the super-cheap steel-cased Cabelas Herter’s .308 ammo gave me some problems. ), Remington Defense CSR (Concealable Sniper Rifle) ‘Rucksack Rifle’: Lightweight, Compact 7.62mm NATO/.308 Win. ’90’s Grunge rock was pretty awesome. The old DPMS Recon was 8.95 lbs and the new GII DPMS Recon is 8.5 lbs, which is actually only a 5% reduction, but that is a substantial .45-lb weight reduction, which almost entirely occurs within the receiver assembly. He would not give me a phone number for Mr. Ballard. It features a standard plex reticle, which with a 300-yard zero can provide accurate 400-yard shots with practice and an understanding of holdovers. I want the heftier caliber to use in field as a pig slayer and not have to put a .223 in the ear canal. All rights reserved. Seems the rifle was under gassed, not over gassed. How do work the charging handle with the scope mounted that far to the rear? Cloud, MN and the nice guy in the south—Alabama I think—said that Remington bought them out and moved them. Editor’s Note: Major Pandemic has a nice little review of the DPMS GII Recon with some nice tactical AR accesory recommendations/suggestions (like a Midwest Industries MI SSK-KeyMod Series or MI AR15/M16 Gen 2 SS-Series One-Piece 15″ Free-Float Keymod Tactical Handguard/Rail System, an EOTech 518 HWS (Holographic Weapon Sight) combat optic, a Rogers Super-Stoc telescoping/retractable AR buttstock, a PWS CQB 30 Compensator/Muzzle Brake, and a Beachin Tactical Rifle Sling). These are not their words, these are mine. It weighs 7.65 lbs. I understand some of the Sig 516s also are not what you would expect for the price Sig asks. Even less expensive Winchester White box and Wolf steel case delivered perfect functioning. It weighs less and is now more dependable, far easier to handle and way faster to shoot near the speed of an AR15. I own the GII SASS Model and am very impressed with it. Can hardly wait to send a round down range. tactical AR rifle/carbine/SBR’s (Short Barreled Rifle), DPMS GII (G2) .308 MSR series rifle/carbines, DPMS GII (G2) Recon .308 MSR tactical carbine, Adams Arms AA Small-Frame .308 Patrol Battle Rifle (PBR), DPMS GII Recon .308 MSR tactical AR carbine, DPMS G2 Recon .308 MSR tactical AR carbine, available from dealers like Cabela’s for only $1,499.99, EOTech 518 HWS (Holographic Weapon Sight), https://www.dpmsinc.com/crm.asp?action=contactus, Sony Cyber-shot RX100 (DSC-RX100/B) Digital Camera. Bought a G2 Recon after reading the “Gun Whore ” articles: and calling DPMS to inquire about spare parts and accessories. 3312 12th St SE To me, this is a band aid for a problem that shouldn’t exist. It is durable and well made. ), Midwest Industries MI SCAR Rail Extension for FN MK 16, FN MK 17 and FN MK 20 SSR SCAR Weapons: A Short-Term Product Review, American Defense Manufacturing ADM UIC-10A AR-10/SR-25-Type 7.62mm/.308 Universal Improved Carbine Tactical AR Carbine/SBR: Semi-Auto-Only AR Battle Rifle/Carbine with Ambi Controls! Since that time, governments, military organizations, Special Operators (i.e. It’s a little difficult to set up the rifle for accuracy when you come away from the session cut, bruised, burned and even bleeding. ), NEMO Arms Omen Recon .300 Win Mag (.300WM) 18″ Tactical AR Carbine/Rifle with Recoil Reduction System Bolt Carrier Group (RRS BCG), Quick-Detach (QD) Side-Charging Handle and PROOF Research Carbon Fiber Match-Grade Barrel (Video! – Rahm Emanuel’s Mobster Chicago, http://www.brownells.com/shooting-accessories/range-gear/shell-catchers-deflectors/brass-deflector-prod18554.aspx, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJC2HIp3ew4. Bur Adam’s question, posed to his design team, was deeper than “Can we build a .308 around an AR15 5.56 Nato sized chassis and why do we need the extra bulk?”. I can blink and my eye dominance will shift although I will say as I’ve gotten older my left seems to like to rule more. August 04, 2014 By James Tarr. Few, if any, factory or aftermarket parts are available. If you are enjoying what you are watching… Noveske Space Invader Review Feat: DeadAir Wolfman The Space Invader SBR The Noveke Space Invader comes in 2 … The rifle was returned to Sig 2 times and they thought the junk rifle was fine and bragged on the 4 MOA pattern from their test fire. By the way, just in case you’re wondering, DPMS stands for Defense Procurement Manufacturing Services, and DPMS is a subsidiary of Remington Arms Company. A flat matte finish that holds oil well and is copyrighted of excellent ammo! 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