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    PWS Piston Drive AR Pistol

    I think I could go for something like this:

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    I'm thinking the price tag is north of 1500? I'm not that interested to even look. My 7.5" DI with the Shockwave Brace is about as far as I'll go into this style of shooting.
    “Historically, freedom is a rare and fragile thing . . . Freedom has cost the blood of millions in obscure places and in historic sites ranging from Gettysburg to the Gulag Archipelago . . .That something that cost so much in human lives should be surrendered piecemeal in exchange for visions and rhetoric seems grotesque. Freedom is not simply the right of intellectuals to circulate their merchandise. It is, above all, the right of ordinary people to find elbow room for themselves and a refuge from the rampaging presumptions of their ‘betters’.” Thomas Sowell

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    I built a Adams Arms piston AR-15 about 10 years ago and love the way it functions and keeps itself clean. Cost me about $175 more than the standard AR I build and worth every penny.
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    Only three posts in this thread, and now I'm thinking I need a piston AR-15 pistol. (Note that I skipped "want" and went directly to "need.") Enablers R Us, indeed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TrucksNCoffee View Post
    Only three posts in this thread, and now I'm thinking I need a piston AR-15 pistol. (Note that I skipped "want" and went directly to "need.") Enablers R Us, indeed.
    hmmmm...is it possible or even economical to convert my DI 5.56 pistol to piston?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Czechbikr View Post
    hmmmm...is it possible or even economical to convert my DI 5.56 pistol to piston?
    Yes! Adams Arms and other conversion kit makers may have a conversion kit, but Barrel length and Gas Port location are the critical measurements for determining compatibility.

    https://www.adamsarms.net/kits
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    Quote Originally Posted by Czechbikr View Post
    I'm thinking the price tag is north of 1500? I'm not that interested to even look. My 7.5" DI with the Shockwave Brace is about as far as I'll go into this style of shooting.
    I've always thought that the price was closer to $2,000 for a piston driven AR. Maybe I'm wrong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by texastaurusguy View Post
    I've always thought that the price was closer to $2,000 for a piston driven AR. Maybe I'm wrong.
    I'm sure you can spend over 2 grand, but buying a AR build kit plus the Adams $220 piston kit makes it really affordable. And yes Adams has different kits for your size of barrel including a pistol kit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TrucksNCoffee View Post
    Only three posts in this thread, and now I'm thinking I need a piston AR-15 pistol. (Note that I skipped "want" and went directly to "need.") Enablers R Us, indeed.
    Yes. I dislike it too, but my wife HATES it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bruntson View Post
    I'm sure you can spend over 2 grand, but buying a AR build kit plus the Adams $220 piston kit makes it really affordable. And yes Adams has different kits for your size of barrel including a pistol kit.
    The part that intrigues me the most is the lessening of the muzzle blast. I may send them an inquiry with the specs of my AR pistols and see what they think. Heck, the standard mil-spec BCG could be liquidated for probably 80-90 bucks or more in the current environment to offset the cost.
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