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Old 03-28-2012, 05:34 AM   #1
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Okay so i have been gone for a long long time, as i have not had the cash to order the rest of the parts for my AR. Now i have the cash to finish off the lower, and i have an LPK picked out (http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/ar-15-05/lower-parts/moe-lower-build-kit.html) however i dont know what the best tools are for completing my lower.

I know that i need:
Castle nut wrench (for stock/buffer tube)
Punches (for all the pins)
Hammer (for hitting the punches)

Just wondering if you have any suggestions on where i can pick up these tools for a cheap price, because like i said, i dont have much money to spend

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Old 03-28-2012, 05:45 AM   #2
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Amazon! Lol. You can prolly find everything pretty cheap their or on eBay. That stuffs not that hard to come by

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And probably Lowes

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I know you can find all the tools you need at CheaperThanDirt.com, i don't know what quality they are though. I've gotten some stuff from them over the years and the only time i was unhappy with a purchase they took real good care of me.

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Harbor Freight for the rubber mallete and punches. Order the AR multi tool at the same time as the LPK.

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I've had bad luck with the DPMS multi tool, stripped the pegs for the castle nut wrench portion. @$%$@#% pos.

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I've had bad luck with the DPMS multi tool, stripped the pegs for the castle nut wrench portion. @$%$@#% pos.
I have a 2 prong castle nut wrench as well
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DPMS I didn't know any better ><

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I've had bad luck with the DPMS multi tool, stripped the pegs for the castle nut wrench portion. @$%$@#% pos.
Interesting, a friend was just complaining about a DPMS armorers wrench. Strong and heavy but didn't fit right. He sent it back wherever he got it.
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I have a 2 prong castle nut wrench as well
Mine's a 3-prong from Bushmaster, actually YHM I think. Well made, works fine.
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