I like hunting these
Dat's mah baby, my own customized AR15 built using the core components of a S&W M&P 15, but completely hand rebuilt around it.
Fold up sights down, prior to adding Magpul stock
fold up sights up, home defense light attached
Before anybody asks, yes, you want both iron sights and the holo-optic. For one, never know when you won't have batteries. For two, when I do have batteries, using both together at range gives me sub-MOA accuracy, perfect for picking off those 200+ yard shots. Obviously, for home defense use, the irons stay down because they only get in the way of a fast shot, the holo-optic rules CQB. But for hunting use, the irons would definately be up and used in co-witness with the Eotech. Also, obviously, I wouldn't have a topped off 30 round mag either. 5 shots is all your supposed to have loaded for mid sized or larger game.
S&W M&P 15 (Cerro Forge) upper receiver
S&W M&P 15 standard BCG
S&W M&P 15 16" chrome lined carbine length gas system barrel
S&W M&P 15 lower receiver, complete with buffer tube, all internals, and 6 position stock
Timmney 3.5lb trigger group
Daniel Defense Omega X 12.0 FSP rail system
YHM flip hooded front sight gas block
YHM flip rear sight
YHM Phantom 5C2 flash suppressor/compensator
Magpul Angled Fore Grip
ATI Ergonomic pistol grip
Eotech 512.A65 Holographic Optics
DD ambidex QD single point sling mount
Condor Single Point Sling
(Lancer L5 30 round mag inserted)
It's like building a PC, but much more frustrating at times. But for an all-purpose rifle, there's none I can recommend higher then a well built AR15. Home defense, range plinking, zombie apolcalypse, varmet and up to mid sized game hunting, there's a reason the AR15 is called a Sport Utility Rifle. To call one an assault rifle is a terrible misnomer.