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StealthyAirsoft

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Which Is Better Out Of The Box,

ICS L85A2

Or

Classic Army Scar-H.

Thanks For The Responses.

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I don't know performance wise but I would rather have a SCAR-H

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ICS l85a2 its beast

if i hide maybe the stupid people will go away
I'm so gorgeous they want to put me under arrest

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I've heard way too many horror stories about the L85.

Dodgey gearboxes (piston & gears), dodgey compatability
Terrible hop
Misfeeding and doublefeeding due to the hop being too long or too short
Poor mag compatability - only guaranteed to work with ICS mags, and they don't do many mid-caps
Electrical contacts in the receiver wearing out
Not the RS dimensions
Proprietary parts in abundance (tappet, hop, some others), ICS made only. Tend to be average quality at best and fairly expensive
Etc.

On the other hand, I know for a fact, that when you get one that comes out the box and just works, they're beautiful and they go like tanks. They're finished brilliantly and generally feel like solid kit. But I can't risk it coming out the box a lemon. Longer barrel and that comfy, warm and fuzzy bullpup feel.

The SCAR on the other hand isn't much in the way of proprietary stuff, it's an M4 set of internals in a SCAR body essentially. Seems to be fairly reliable simply due to the fact that you can't go wrong with a set of internals so commonly used. Lower lemon rate and no totally bizarre issues or confusing compatability problems to knowledge, but it's just not as nice as the L85 in your hands; too much polymer, not bullpup, not enough warm and fuzzy.

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ICS l85a2 its beast


I Have Seen You Own One, Whats Your Gun's Range, FPS And Any Other Good Points. Thanks. :)

Thanks Finius, I'm Gonna Try Before I Buy If I Can, I Want A Good Gun So I Am Gonna Take The Risk And Get A Gun Thats Not Just The Same As Everyone Elses. :D

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If you want an l85 get the ares
If you want a scar get the vfc
Nuff said ;)

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Haven't Heard About The Ares, But I Heard Their Internals Are Bad Unless You Upgrade. And I Can't Find A VFC Scar. Also The Amount I Have Heard About The ICS, Which Are Good.

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Generally ares are crap, but their l85's are the best available
ICS have mixed reviews, but some have terrible hops etc.

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How about the SCAR-L, I really like that and I have heard good things about it.
I'm now in love with Finnius for helping me find my stock

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What you really need....Is an AK :D

I'm only building my M4 because it's gonna be marginally cheaper than rebuilding my old AK...




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