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Old 09-01-2013, 10:09 PM   #11
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Also from what I've read... the m&p lower is a quality lower... no need to change it.. :-)
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Old 09-02-2013, 05:01 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by jlee0812 View Post
I was reading about some fitting issues and longevity problems about them...
If everything comes together great, they'll probably last pretty well. But that's a huge "if". The fitting issues are real. The holes have a tendency to be a bit tight and inconsistent. And those tight holes then become loose if they split/stretch/warp/etc when hammering a pin or part in. And then you have a lousy setup.

There just aren't too many justifiable reasons to build on a polymer lower with the aluminum/alloys being so cheap and readily available at the moment. Here's a great billet lower for $125. You can't beat that!
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Old 09-02-2013, 05:11 PM   #13
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NFA is good. I had one and loved it. For a lightweight build, its perfect. Or if you really dont have money its a good alternative. Id def buy it complete with theyre parts put in by them though. I used a slide fire full auto bumpstock on it and it worked flawlessly. I actually liked the accutrigger better than the standard mil spec triggers. Theres a cult like resistance to them though. Dont understand it. Unless youre going to afganistan, its fine. I had one, Im talking from experience, not hearsay.
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I bought an ATI Omni complete a few months ago. I bought it right when the "Crunch" was ending and it was a great price that I couldn't pass up I felt ! I have only gotten it out a few times due to outstanding debt, but I have had nothing but decent luck ! I think I need to do some slight filing on the feed ramp cause I tend to get a hang up that looks like the nose of the bullet is being stopped on the ramp. If you want to see what I mean, check on YouTube for video named "First Shots ATI Omni" ! (And i don't know how to post a link from my phone) First video I did on new video camera and first actually edited video I did. It's not a professional shot or edited vid, but I suck with computers. To keep a long story short, I feel I made a great purchase of my ATI Omni !!! I would post a picture but at work and I only made a vid on my phone of the AR and not a pic. Hope this helps and feel free to ask any questions about my opinions on this matter.
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I bought one of the Plum Crazy complete owers & have over 3000 rounds through it now.
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The only problem I have had was at about 2000 the trigger got impossible to pull, I switched to a steel FCG & haven't had a problem since.
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