“$1500 for a M4 at the volume that the DOD buys them is a HUGE rip off.”
Not really...we supply parts to Colt for the M4. High precision machined parts don’t come cheap.
Well here is a Colt M4 selling RETAIL for $1699 right now...
Seems like $1500 when you buy 400,000 of them is pretty lousy pricing.
But, hey, I could be wrong.
Other than the barrel and the bolt what part would that be???