What's the most important part of an AR, Uppers or Lowers?

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    What's the most important part of an AR, Uppers or Lowers?

    Which is the most important part of an AR? The Upper or Lower?

    I assume the upper because it contains the chamber, bolt, barrel, extractor, etc.

    I will PROBABLY just buy a whole rifle.. but just incase I decide to buy an upper and a lower, trying to find out which of the two is the most important.

    My local gunshop is a class 3 dealer, and I know the guys there pretty well. One of the assistant managers there told me there "wasn't anything wrong with DPMS, but buy any brand you want".

    Give your opinions on uppers and lowers.. whatever you got.
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    I would say the upper

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    I agree. The lower has fewer parts that typically go wrong.
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    The upper is more mechnically important.

    The lower is legally more important.
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