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Old 09-21-2013, 03:49 AM   #1
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Default Help with my AR build.

DISCLAIMER: I know my tag says I'm from NY, but I am staying in Missouri when I finish college.

So, I finally did it...I began my AR build. For the stock, I am going to go with the Ace ARFX Skeleton Stock ()

But I'm not totally sure what I want to do with the upper. All I know is that I'd like an A3 upper and I'm building on a bit of a budget...I have a basic lower parts kit, trigger and A2 grip (I plan on upgrading later when the money comes, but for now, I just want to complete the rifle)

Suggestions welcome.

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Old 09-21-2013, 04:02 AM   #2
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save up get a bcm upper bcg and bcm gunfighter charging handle you WILL NOT be sorry.

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save up get a bcm upper bcg and bcm gunfighter charging handle you WILL NOT be sorry.
You can turn a budget build into a tier 1 rifle using BCM parts. And it will look pretty.
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Just because ive seen them slap a hunter with a felony myself, youre not on a campus are you? Having a firearm on a campus is a felony (not that I agree with it) so just wanted you to know. That lower is considered a firearm and the background of your pictures look exactly like my old dorm room haha. BTW, PSA rocks. Nice start. Hows that stock weight wise?

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Crazy deal on the upper . $400 Aimpoint and basically getting the PSA mid length 16" upper for $199

http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/psa-16-mid-premium-pro-stripped-upper-without-bcg-or-charging-handle.html

Throw in these 2 and you have a great, complete reliable upper for around $370

http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/ar-15-05/upper-parts/bolt-carrier-groups/palmetto-state-armory-5-56-bolt-carrier-group.html

http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/ar-15-05/upper-parts/charging-handles/ar15-m16-charging-handle-6749.html

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Just because ive seen them slap a hunter with a felony myself, youre not on a campus are you? Having a firearm on a campus is a felony (not that I agree with it) so just wanted you to know. That lower is considered a firearm and the background of your pictures look exactly like my old dorm room haha. BTW, PSA rocks. Nice start. Hows that stock weight wise?
off-campus apartment with same furniture. Guns/alcohol allowed for those of age.
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Aw man....If the deal didn't end tomorrow, it'd be mine...I'd have the money in a month or two.
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Finished My first AR build last year using this upper in 5.56;
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/951250/del-ton-ar-15-dissipator-a3-flat-top-upper-assembly-556x45mm-nato-1-in-9-twist-16-rifle-length-heavy-contour-barrel-chrome-moly-matte-with-a2-handguard-flash-hider
...and I couldn't be happier!! HIGHLY recommend Del Ton and Magpul add ons!!

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save up get a bcm upper bcg and bcm gunfighter charging handle you WILL NOT be sorry.
I'm with JonM on this one...
BCM is top notch...
Well worth waiting an extra paycheck or two
Same with Daniel defense, Noveske, etc.
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Finished My first AR build last year using this upper in 5.56;
http://www.midwayusa.com/product/951250/del-ton-ar-15-dissipator-a3-flat-top-upper-assembly-556x45mm-nato-1-in-9-twist-16-rifle-length-heavy-contour-barrel-chrome-moly-matte-with-a2-handguard-flash-hider
...and I couldn't be happier!! HIGHLY recommend Del Ton and Magpul add ons!!
Oooh...that's not a bad deal, but I really want a midlength upper. I was looking at this, but there doesn't seem to be a brand on the lower...

http://www.aimsurplus.com/product.aspx?item=XSOTUSTDML16FSB
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