Great AR to build up and costumize with out breaking bank. Ideal for shooting hoobiest on a budget. After a year and a half no failures to feed or eject. Added MOE stock is an improvement over Pardus stock. Aluminum quad rail, Houge grip, Nikkon P-223 CQB scope, 45 offset mini red dot, extended trigger guard, fore grip and tacticle light. All under $1,200 when finished. DPMS makes alot of parts used in other brands. While everything isn't Mil-spec, what isn't you can upgrade for a true custom rifle that exceeds.