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Windham Weaponry? Heard of it?

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by MolleMan, Feb 5, 2012.

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  1. MolleMan

    MolleMan Member

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    Acadamy Sports has a good deal on a AR-15, would like some input on these rifles. Internet says that there us made out of a old bushmaster plant. Anybody know if there any good and are milspec?
     
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    Bushmaster (well, Freedom Group, really) abandoned the overpriced yankee labor and left Windham, Maine for North Carolina. Some of the ex-employees got together and started Windham Weaponry.

    It's got a transferrable lifetime warranty, so at least if it's junk you can get a new piece of junk to replace it every time it breaks. Still kinda early to tell if it's worth a crap, but they probably don't actually make any parts anyways. They just snap the parts together.
     
  3. 68wj

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    The one that I held looked good, but that doesn't mean much. Basically, it is a Pre-Freedom Group Bushmaster.
     
  4. Z-Michigan

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    As you already know, the prior owners and employees of the original Bushmaster, now that FGI has moved Bushmaster-brand production to Ilion, NY (not NC as far as I know) alongside Remington, Marlin, and whatever else is getting made there.

    They are probably decent but nothing special. I'd consider one at a very good price, but wouldn't pay any premium at all - too many better choices that are quite affordable right now.
     
  5. MolleMan

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    $799? i don't know, about every LGS around me is out of decent ARs that arent $1200 its getting quite fustrating
     
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    I would put my money down for one. These folks have it all on the line, and when American workers are motivated like that they usually turn out a hell of a product. That, and they are out to make a name too.
     
  7. NeuseRvrRat

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    you are correct. they are made in NY. only Bushmaster's headquarters is in Madison, NC.
     
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    Ya bushmaster left windham , so they could make Cheap Rem Crap and sell it at the same prices
     
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    Have you tried your local Academy store yet? $799 is their (our, i work for the local store) going rate for the Windham version of an Optics Ready Carbine (Flat top M4gery)
     
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