Originally Posted by Curo
I love my WE and swear by it. Just if and when something breaks replace it will an ratech part. Most stock WE AR-15 parts are at the point that brakeages are uncommon (afyer years of testing and new models). And RA tech makes a full line of high Quality replacement parts. Mags can still be an ass. But a little maintance (cleaning, lubing, making sure mags have gas) and the gun will treat you right.
Not too sure if WE is that good. The low grade "metal" breaks much sooner than you expect.
And if you want to make it reasonably durable, the total cost of RA tech replacement parts is equal to a new WE gun.