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Old 12-19-2010, 11:09 PM   #11
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Just wait till Cane comes by with his Magnum Pig

It's MAGNUM P.I.G and yes, it's an AR-45, a 458SOCOM.

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And yes, you can make a small fortune building and shooting a 458SOCOM.

You just need to start off with a large fortune.
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Nice lower, Shihan! Never seen that one before. Good luck with the new build. We'll definitely be watching!
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Default Step 2: L P K Installation

Picked up a lower parts kit and installed it. It was more simple than I had thought. The next time should be a breeze. It now needs an ergo grip and haven't decided on a buttstock either.

I will pick those up shortly, then it is time to get an Upper and decide on caliber.

So many choices...Stay tuned
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I would go with the .223 if nothing else but for the abundance of ammo and comparative affordability of it. That's if you want to shoot the rifle a lot.

If you do that, I would go with as fast a twist rate as you can so you can shoot heavier bullets if you want to.....but I think most AR barrels come with at least 1:9.
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I would go with .50BMG.
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I would go .300WSSM
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I know that some people will gripe at me for mentioning this, because they sell Doublestar, but I would check out J and T Distributing for your upper. I bought my 24" bull barrelled upper from them, complete, for 504.00 delivered to my door. They had it there one week from calling in my order.
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If you are going to go with a larger caliber than I would recommend a non adjustable stock. Or get a MagPul PRS and you should be good for anything.

Sure looks good though
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I second putting a PRS on there. Hard to swallow coughing up 250.00 for a stock, but you will thank yourself in the long run.
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AR ERGO Grip

As for the caliber, take a look at this:

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The 6.5 Grendel

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If you are going to go with a larger caliber than I would recommend a non adjustable stock. Or get a MagPul PRS and you should be good for anything.

Sure looks good though
Go with an ACE:

Note the Ergo grip.

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This would look good on your AR, just ask RSG.

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