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Old 09-11-2011, 12:55 AM   #1
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First off, great forum. Lots of good info here. I'm going to build my first AR, and would like some help. It's going to be a weekend plinker along with some yote shooting. But I also want it to be a SHTF weapon. My next build will be a dedicated varmiter, so I'm choosing from these four:

Stag 2H

LMT Carbine

BCM BFH Middie

BCM Standard Carbine

The Stag looks like one hell of a bargain. Especially considering it comes with a rear site. But the BCM and the LMT seem like quite a bit better quality. What would you go with? And why?

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If you have your next gun planned, go with the economy model.

Sounds like it'll do everything you want it to.

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The BCM midlength is what I'd go with. Softer shooting and more than durable.

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I'd also go with the BCM midlength. I noticed the lightweight BFH middy is in stock. A shame that so many uppers are out of stock now.

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Thanks guys. I just ordered the BHF 16" middie and BCG. Now to decide on the rest of it...

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Thats even easier than the upper. Go to G&R Tactical and order a BCM blem lower for under $300.

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Thats even easier than the upper. Go to G&R Tactical and order a BCM blem lower for under $300.
I already have a Mega machine shop Gator lower. I just have to figure out sights and furniture. I'll probably go with a Stag LPK.
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I've had good luck with Stag LPKs. You probably can add it to your BCM order... to save shipping.

Let us know how your build goes. It's starting out great!

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I just tried to add the LPK along with a Gunfighter charging handle. It said my order was too far along to make changes. I sent them an email so we'll see what happens.

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Well, she's done! BCM wouldn't let me make any changes to my order. They said I'd have to cancel and reorder to keep from getting nailed with shipping on both orders. So I canceled it and while I was waiting for the $ to be credited back to my card.... I bought a Noveske upper I had no idea these folks were in my own back yard. I don't yet have rails for the hand guards, but the covers are in the pic none the less

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