You want to talk about quality? Let's talk about the match-grade, air-gaged, polished 416 stainless steel custom 20" tapered heavy-weight barrel. Think about the CNC-machined precision-fitted upper and lower receivers along with a matched bolt and bolt carrier. Performance? Let 's consider the gas-operated, direct-impingement system for guaranteed accuracy. How about the Colt Competition "patented" low profile adjustable gas block that is finger adjustable or the Geissele two-stage match trigger. Look deeper and you will find much more to recommend this rifle. It's time to get serous about your rifles.