Originally Posted by jeff shelton
Definately wish that I would have bought a couple in the past but I don't really know much about them. After reading several reviews I plan to buy a few Smith and Wesson M&P AR-15 Sport models. The sport model has a different barrel and doesn't have the dust cover. A local shop sells them for $675, so once everything calms down and they are available I plan to get them. Based on price and reviews they seem to be a good platform to start with and I can make the upgrades that I want once I'm more familar with the AR.
About then, the used market on these should be pretty good.