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Old 06-08-2014, 07:23 PM   #1
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I'm new to building firearms, building a new LR.308 currently off a 80% JT Tactical lower. If there is any one in the Los Angeles area that would like to coach me through this the help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 06-08-2014, 07:37 PM   #2
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Search YouTube there is a lot of good videos that will coach you through it not as hard as you would think

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I have watched them, doesn't seem too hard but sometimes the application is a little harder than the observation LOL

I really don't wan to turn my $200 lower into a $200 Chunk of scrap

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I understand not wanting to make a mistake with a jig and the instructions it is possible. here is some pictures of my last build Plus you should be able to find a 80 percent lower cheaper than 200 bucks

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I moved your thread over to the AR section. You had posted in website support. More likely to get answers if you put it in the right category. Folks- remember he DID say .308- and a standard AR will not take .308 ammo- mag well is wrong sized.

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Very true c3 but I have seen them for just over $100

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Yeah the lower I bought was a JT 10 or the Juggernaut Tactical AR10 but it's DPMS spec for ME, I already built the upper, but the lower was already anodized, and heat/cryo treated. That's why it's a little pricey fir a 80%. Nice build BTW

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Hey EZ, I think I recognize your drill press from the photos. Here's what mine looked like before:
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And after:

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Dunlap or craftsman?

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Very close mine is a craftsman but its not a tabletop its a floor mount.
But yeah it's probably 40 or so years old lol.
Nice restore job though

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Try 70+ years!!! Dunlap was the value brand to Craftsman much like Companion is today. The floor model was deluxe. I got mine thinking I'd drill and pin some fsb's with it. Can't find a deal on barrels to justify it. PSA sells em assembled for less than I could piece together.

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