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Old 01-30-2014, 06:13 PM   #11
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Mmmm, I think we're on different wavelengths.
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Old 01-31-2014, 04:01 AM   #12
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Actually there's been more done to this Receiver than the 80% models.

The Receiver Attachment Pin holes are drilled, the Buffer Tube Hole is threaded, Trigger Swing Plate holes are drilled and some other holes drilled.

Looks to be only thing needing finished is the Hammer/Trigger Compartment area.

Would still need a proper Jig to get proper depths and the Trigger/Hammer Holes drilled and such, and a File/Dremel to finish up the finer details.

I do see to get a more finished Receiver, you're paying more for it, but for what little you need to do, it might be worth it to some folks.



I retract my statement after investigating some more. Looks to be only 80%+ done, but less than what ASA considers to be 95%.



All my 80% lowers have had the buffer tube threads, and pivot pin hole the only thing this has extra is the rear teak down pin hole.


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Old 01-31-2014, 11:17 AM   #13
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From my understanding, a while ago, everybody exchanged the buffer tube threads, mag well, and some other stuff for a couple pin holes, and the fire control pockets. Made it much easier, and doable to more people.
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You are correct

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Okay guys, so is any one jig better than the others? And are there any good DVD's available to help guide you through the various procedures?
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so is any one jig better than the others?
no guarantee that the jig you get matches all lowers. if you get the jig and lower from the same company, they should be compatible

don't buy a jig that does not have hardened steel bushings if you plan on making more than 1 80 percent lower.

the most recent Shotgun News Treasury has a series of articles comparing jigs and explaining the process.
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Some jigs are better than others. A guy I shoot with regularly has one he used a hand drill with to make a lower as good as some better factory lowers I've seen. Here is the setup he used:http://www.80percentarms.com/collections/lower-jigs/products/80-ar-15-easy-jig
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Not saying everyone can do as good as he did with just a hand drill, but the jigs are getting better.
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