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Old 03-10-2012, 10:51 PM   #21
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If you talked to the dealer and they told you it was it probably is.
If I took closer up pics could you tell?
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My S&W M&P-15 lower (and yours too) is forged. Nice lower but definitely not billet.

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My S&W M&P-15 lower (and yours too) is forged. Nice lower but definitely not billet.

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Thanks! Good to know, but like I said my wife gave it to me and said have fun! Not bad for a 90$ lower!
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It's a great lower and a steal at $90. If I'd seen that sale at Impact I would have gotten another.
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It's a great lower and a steal at $90. If I'd seen that sale at Impact I would have gotten another.
Yeah. I was anti ar15 or I woudl have gotten a few more!
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I agree, it's a nice lower and I'm sure we are all looking forward to seeing everything as it comes together.
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I agree, it's a nice lower and I'm sure we are all looking forward to seeing everything as it comes together.
Funds are a little short, will be a while and I won't settle for crap part just to shoot. Gives me time to stockpile a lot of ammo ! Gimme 3 months. I'm super excited to sot an AR. Still never shot one.
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Funds are a little short, will be a while and I won't settle for crap part just to shoot. Gives me time to stockpile a lot of ammo ! Gimme 3 months. I'm super excited to sot an AR. Still never shot one.
Quality is always worth the wait and funds are always short.

I get excited to shoot every time.

Ask Quentin to post some pictures of his ARs. They are very nice and of high quality. Check out his Daniel Defense, almost perfect.
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Quality is always worth the wait and funds are always short.

I get excited to shoot every time.

Ask Quentin to post some pictures of his ARs. They are very nice and of high quality. Check out his Daniel Defense, almost perfect.
I really want a frankenstein gun. Mine through and through.
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