Read through the build threads here, I think you'll be convinced to build. Only problem is so much is backordered but if you have time to wait and assuming no ban you'll be rewarded in the end.
The biggest issue with assembling an AR isn't so much getting the parts together right - it's getting the right parts together.
You'll remember the quality of a gun long after you forget how much you paid for it.
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