Finally piecing together my first AR!

Finally piecing together my first AR!

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    Finally got my rear in gear, placed an order for a stripped upper from PSA today. They have some really great labor day deals going on still.

    PSA 16'' Hammer Forged Madness M4A1 Stripped Upper - Without BCG or Charging Handle - Labor Day Upper Madness - AR-15

    What do you guys think, stick with PSA for the lower? Im still a novice AR guy when it comes to the finer things in life, what should my next steps be? Where should I order from?

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    PSA is good to go for all your AR needs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NMB View Post


    Finally got my rear in gear, placed an order for a stripped upper from PSA today. They have some really great labor day deals going on still.

    PSA 16'' Hammer Forged Madness M4A1 Stripped Upper - Without BCG or Charging Handle - Labor Day Upper Madness - AR-15

    What do you guys think, stick with PSA for the lower? Im still a novice AR guy when it comes to the finer things in life, what should my next steps be? Where should I order from?

    If you've already got a PSA upper, you might as well go with a PSA lower.

    I recently finished my first build, after sitting on a couple parts for almost a year now. My problem was finding the Spikes Zombie lower. Once I had that it was a piece of cake. It's much easier than it sounds to assemble the lower. IMO, the hardest part is the pivot pin detent. That little bugger took me awhile.

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    I've got a PSA. The upper and lowers are both nice quality. The bolt carrier milling is rough compared to a Colt. Still shoots great and after over 500 rounds I've yet to have a failure to feed or jam. The uppers and lowers are easily as nice as a colt though. Accuracy is excellent and as good as any Colt I've ever fired, maybe better.

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    I'm running a PSA lower, LPK, and auto bolt. No problems what so ever. Trigger is nice and smooth, BCG seems to be fine - no unusual wear on it or the upper. 3500+ rounds through it since spring, and 2, 2-day training classes. Drops P-mags without issue, even when they are covered in dust/grit.
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