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eeklun01 12-09-2011 03:31 AM

possibly purchasing a Colt AR15 SP1, help please??
 
i am a complete noobie about assault rifles and i need some advice, so my friend is selling me his colt ar15 sp1 for $300 the gun is in full working order and i was wondering if this gun is notorious for any problems and if its even worth my time purchasing?

also the gun doesnt have forward assist and i plan to change the upper, if i change the upper receiver with a YHM A3 upper is it possible to change just the upper and use the original parts? i am sure there are more parts that the upper consists of than i know of

AgentTikki 12-09-2011 03:39 AM

Lemme put it to you this way.

If you don't want. Please tell him to sell it to me.

Secondly, yes you can just change the upper rec,iever, but you will need to do some research and special tools. Honestly a forward asssit isn't all that big a deal, unless its a fightin gun then I'd rather have the FA. But for a range and plinker....DOET.

AgentTikki 12-09-2011 03:41 AM

Oh and colts are good guns. Even if the barrel as shot out and every litte part on it needed to be replaced...$300 IS A GREAT PRICE.

Oh and....picture plzzzzzzzz.

mjkeat 12-09-2011 03:41 AM

I'll take it.

eeklun01 12-09-2011 03:47 AM

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ok thanks for the help, yeah he said the same thing about foward assist, i plan to use this gun for tactical courses and for home pertection for when the freeloading people of the united states go crazy haha heres some pics

mjkeat 12-09-2011 04:04 AM

Is everything Colt like the BCG and what not?

eeklun01 12-09-2011 04:07 AM

sorry still new to AR's, what do you mean by BCG?

FCross7 12-09-2011 04:08 AM

Bolt Carrier Group.

What I think he's getting at, is if that rifle is all original, it might be better for you to sell it. It could be worth more than the $300 you've got in it.

-Fred

mjkeat 12-09-2011 04:10 AM

My fault, not yours. It's the Bolt Carrier Group (carrier, bolt, firing pin, gas key).

mjkeat 12-09-2011 04:11 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by fcross7 (Post 646751)
bolt carrier group.

What i think he's getting at, is if that rifle is all original, it might be better for you to sell it. It could be worth more than the $300 you've got in it.

-fred

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