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Will be getting my first AR for home defense. Already put half down. I am concerned with what I am hearing about the SAINT Victor 556. Sounds like it has issues with casings extracting and jamming the bolt carrier. With this being a home defense i'm concerned, this may have reliability issues. Anybody have an idea with how common this issue is? At a you age had my first 22 rifle fail to eject a spent shell casing only to have the next round go off inside of the firearm. Thankfully it was only a 22 cal but sounds like the saint may lead to the same issue. REALLY CONCERNED, any comments are appreciated!
 

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Sorry, I don't have any experience with the Springfield AR's, but the youtube video I saw about the problem is pretty concerning....why did you choose the Saint Victor?
 

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Will be getting my first AR for home defense. Already put half down. I am concerned with what I am hearing about the SAINT Victor 556. Sounds like it has issues with casings extracting and jamming the bolt carrier. With this being a home defense i'm concerned, this may have reliability issues. Anybody have an idea with how common this issue is? At a you age had my first 22 rifle fail to eject a spent shell casing only to have the next round go off inside of the firearm. Thankfully it was only a 22 cal but sounds like the saint may lead to the same issue. REALLY CONCERNED, any comments are appreciated!
I've not had a single issue with my SA Victor. In fact, I love it. It's well made and for a 7.5" barrel, the accuracy is incredible. Now granted I'm using an Eotech with it, but for home defense you're going to get a number of people that tell you 556 in a short barrel is defeating the purpose and you should go with 300 blk. All that aside...this AR pistol is extremely well made. Keep it clean, keep it lubed and put in range time.
 

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I have the saint edge. Only have about 200 rounds through it with about 3 different ammo manufacturers. Have not had a single feed or extraction issue. Hoping the issue has been fixed and current AR shipping are good. Be aware that at least on my Edge the receiver slop is horrible! Otherwise, pretty happy with the Edge but the slop is so bad I wish I had not purchased.
 

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Howdy. I have 215 suppressed rounds through my Saint Victor in .300 BLK. No malfunctions. A tack driver at 30 yds. In terms of handling, I added length with the suppressor - I do not plan to shoot without the suppressor. Also, I added a Crimson Trace Railmaster to the forend.
 

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I bought one yesterday and already put about 1000 rounds through it today. Just cleaned it. Not one jam, not one issue. Sighted it in perfect too. It is my first AR style rifle and I love it. Of course, I was looking at the DDR Daniel Defense Rifles but I didn't want to drop 2 grand at that moment on a rifle then another 200-500 on accessories.
 
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