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The 10 Best ARs for $900 or Less

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These are the 10 best ARs that you can buy for under 900 dollars.

With the rise of radicalized violence in the today’s modern world, many people are looking to the AR for the protection they need. However, not everyone has big money to invest.

So, here are what I have determined to be the 10 best ARs for under $900.

1. S&W, M&P 15-22

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Photo From: Smith & Wesson  

This rifle retails at $449 and makes shooting or home defense affordable. It is built with high strength polymer upper and lower receivers to help reduce weight while holding onto the classic appeal and features of the standard M&P rifle.

2. Olympic Arms Plinker Plus Flat Top

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Photo From: Olympic Arms

This rifle retails at around $714 and is a great choice for anyone looking to purchase an AR-15. All Olympic Arms rifles come with a lifetime warranty. Check out their website for more specs and info.

3. Ruger AR-556

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Photo From: Ruger

The Ruger AR 556 retails at $799. This weapon comes stocked with enough accessories to keep you happy for a good while. The fact that it is made right here in the USA doesn’t hurt either. It’s truly another rugged product off the line at Ruger.

4. APF Econo Carbine

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Photo By: Sportsman’s Guide

The APF Econo Carbine will run you to around $800. This is a fantastic gun and comes standard with a 16-inch barrel and weighs in at 7.4 pounds. Click here to check out more specs on this great firearm.

5. Hardened Arms M4

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Photo By: Hardened Arms

The M4 by Hardened Arms retails at $700. These are high-end rifles that are extremely accurate. All of the rifles coming out of Hardened Arms are built using stringent specs and high quality parts to ensure the max reliability and performance.

6. ATI AR15 by American Tactical

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Photo From: American Tactical

This fine gun retails right around $645. This is a fantastic weapon for both beginner and intermediate shooters alike.

View all the specs at here.

7. Diamondback DB15SB

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Photo From: Diamondback Firearms

If you are looking at purchasing the Diamondback DB15SB, it will cost you about $756 if purchased at the suggested retail price. The DB15 certainly raises the bar in terms of features and performance. Click here to view more of the specs of this fine firearm.

8. Dark Storm Industries Sport

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Photo From: Dark Storm Industries

This gun retails at $795. That standard version of the Sport is more than adequate to get you familiar with shooting an AR without feeling like you need to upgrade to a higher class of rifle. This is an all-around great firearm to own.

9. DPMS A1 Lite 16

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The DPMS A1 Lite 16 retails at $769 and is worth every penny of it. This firearm is one of the lightest, reasonably priced ARs on the market. It weighs around 6 pounds. Click here to view the full specs.

10. Del-Ton ECHO 311N

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Photo From: Del-Ton

Last, but not certainly not least, we have the Del-Ton ECHO 311N. This rifle retails at roughly $754. It features a 11.5-inch barrel with a 1×9 twist, a flat top upper receiver with M4 feed ramps, carbine hand guards and A2 flash hider. Check out more about this AR at here.

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