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Old 03-08-2011, 01:22 PM   #21
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Ah, that is where I am fortunate. I work at an FFL dealer and they wave the fee.
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I've read that you can put standard parts in the Plumcrazy lower. So you can replace the plastic FCG with steel. The PC sounds like an incredible deal but I'd have to see one in person before considering it.
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I've read that you can put standard parts in the Plumcrazy lower. So you can replace the plastic FCG with steel. The PC sounds like an incredible deal but I'd have to see one in person before considering it.
It does sounds cool. I think I like it better then the Cavarms because you can switch out to different stocks. Or would the cavarms be stronger seeing that its all one peice? (I am still sticking with metal for me first one but its an interesting topic)
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I have no idea of the strength of either polymer lower but for now also am sticking with standard 7075T6 receivers.
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I went over to Quentin Defense the other day for some parts and talked to them about the Plum Crazy lowers. They said they have been selling them for awhile and haven't had anyone return them yet. The guys at Quentin Defense are pretty solid guys but I am skeptical about long term use with the polymer lower. They are selling them as a complete lower w/6 position stock for $129. That is pretty tempting. I was considering using one for a .22 plinker.
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That's an excellent point, AZ, what a perfect way to try a PC out - under a .22 upper!
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If I can find a plum lower I might try it. I could always get a different lower.
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Little update.

I did some research and now I am inbetween the 20" barrel or the 16" barrel. I would really like the extra velocity but is it that much different?
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Little update.

I did some research and now I am inbetween the 20" barrel or the 16" barrel. I would really like the extra velocity but is it that much different?
From the numbers Ive seen in print, no.
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