Need a Low Cost AR
This is a discussion on Need a Low Cost AR within the Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Originally Posted by chuckE
Guys, I just want to be completely certain before I jump on this.
For a complete firing AR15, all I need ...
September 4th, 2008 06:20 PM
That looks pretty good but I have one question about it. One of the upper receiver options includes a forward assist. The others dont mention it. Worst case, it's another $25 for a FA, spring, and pin to fill the hole. The gun should run fine without it.
Originally Posted by chuckE
But yeah that sure looks like a complete kit ready to wrap around a lower.
September 4th, 2008 06:28 PM
(+1) I just did it last weekend. Also, a pair of vice-grips, a utility knife and some electrical tape can come in real handy. I used the guide from ar15.com and a two-part youtube video. It was a lot simpler than I thought it would be.
It literally takes 30 minutes and only requires a hammer and a punch.
It looks like all you'd need (based on the description from DelTon's site) is a stripped lower, the tools, and the time to have yourself a functional AR. I like the fact that their upper comes assembled, headspaced and test-fired. That pretty much makes it fool-proof.
September 4th, 2008 06:31 PM
just got back from sportmans warehouse here in AZ, new DPMS AR-15's $699.00 looks like a basic 16" carbine with flattop upper, only thing is there is no dust cover...
September 4th, 2008 07:30 PM
I wouldn't discount Olympic Arms. I live in Olympia, WA where they are made. The company got a bad rap WAY back when they were making cast lowers. Their QC has greatly improved. I have an Olympic Arms K3B-m4-A3-TC on layaway. They have the most solid free-floated rail system out there. Price is a plus too. Check them out at Olympic Arms, Inc. - Home
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September 4th, 2008 09:32 PM
I just stumbled upon this the other day. It's a 45MEG download, but it is 100% accurate on how to put an AR lower together from a bag of parts.
Lower Receiver Assembly Video - 45MEG
September 4th, 2008 11:41 PM
Thanks Shizzle - It's only a 60 second download.
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September 5th, 2008 01:48 AM
Wow that was easy, Thanks Shizzlemah
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