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Old 02-25-2013, 06:25 PM   #11
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If you order from Palmetto State Armory, be prepared to be very patient. Great Quality products. Long shipping times and horrible quality control (missing parts.)

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The only thing keeping me from selling it is after putting all the magpul stuff on, it's starting to grow on me. Even though I've yet to shoot it so I'm kinda torn

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If you order from Palmetto State Armory, be prepared to be very patient. Great Quality products. Long shipping times and horrible quality control (missing parts.)
I've done $6-8K in business with them in the last few months.


Zero issues. And their (FN) barrels are out-freakin-standing.
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I've done $6-8K in business with them in the last few months.

Zero issues. And their (FN) barrels are out-freakin-standing.
LBK took a month to ship and it was missing Front Pivot Pin. Took another week and a half to mail out. So I'm a little sour but I will buy from them again due to Quality and Price that are hard to match. I want to get a Spikes lower to replace my M&P lower in current rifle (that has Spikes Complete Upper) an then build a PSA complete rifle next.
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The only thing keeping me from selling it is after putting all the magpul stuff on, it's starting to grow on me. Even though I've yet to shoot it so I'm kinda torn
Yeah, that'll happen. If you do keep it, just be aware that the last offer you got is the high for that rifle and you may not see it again, ever. As far as the mods go, you can do it all over again. That's the fun part anyway right? Well, aside from actually shooting the dam thing.

Seems we all pretty much agree that you should flip it, but it's your rifle.
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... I went a head and put on my own magpul CTR stock and handguard and vertical magpul Foregrip. I got an offer for 1450 cash. Should I take the money and run? ...
Some idiot is gonna give you $1450 for a C15?

Yeah sell it now!
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Some idiot is gonna give you $1450 for a C15?

Yeah sell it now!
For that price I would sell sell sell!
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Lets not call someone an Idiot just because he is in a hurry to get a functional AR which this is.

Are better deals available? Yes but you'll have to WAIT and wait and wait.
Most of us have AR's more than one and dont feel presured to ahve something NOW.

Imagine if you dindt have one and wanted one NOW woukldnt you pay a little extra to get one right now??
And that person might come here askign for advice too, I'd hate for him to read such.

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Lets not call someone an Idiot just because he is in a hurry to get a functional AR which this is.
Hmm, let's see...

I can (A) build a pretty excellent $1000-1500 AR for $1100-1800 at the moment. Or (B) I can buy a bottom of the barrel $700 AR for $1500 or so. Which do I choose?

Yep, if I chose option "B", all should feel welcome to label me an idiot...as I've already done my part to label myself exactly that.

The current market is dictated by fools chasing $700 ARs. Those fools seem to seek minimally adorned "factory" rifles with carry handles that "look the part" of the profile they see on CNN or video games. This is the definition of the term "fool". It's both an opinion and a fact, IMO. And I'm applying that label to consumers and legislators alike. Fortunately, fools lack stamina. So things should settle down soon enough, and those familiar with this market will ultimately benefit from the current situation as well as the eventual outcome.

Don't get me wrong. $700 ARs (DPMS, Del-Ton, S&W, whomever) are in fact pretty excellent rifles at that price. Honestly, it's pretty tough to screw up an AR. But jumping on one of these at 100+% markup above retail is just silly.
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I would agree that buying an entry level AR at this time is a sub optimal choice as they tend to be marked up 100%, and high end AR only 20-30% and in the end are only marginally more.

But not everyone has the expertise that we do.
I will not make fun of a fellow american that has limited expertise and feels threatened by his governmetn so he feels the need to urgently equip himself wtih whatever he can find and afford.

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