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Old 02-09-2013, 07:43 PM   #11
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I went to the 4 LGS in my city today. None of them had a Front Pivot Pin. Only one had a LPK. CMMG for $119.99. I'll pass on that price.
Did you think about a temporary pin from Lowes? That's what I did until ArmaLite sent me a replacement pivot pin.
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I went to the 4 LGS in my city today. None of them had a Front Pivot Pin. Only one had a LPK. CMMG for $119.99. I'll pass on that price.
A nylon carriage bolt and nut will secure the upper until you can get the proper pin. The nylon will not damage the finish on the receiver. Just find a home depot that wont mind you bringing your AR with you.
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yup I keep a extra LPK on hand and lots more extra detents and springs, hammer springs , trigger springs , you just cant have enough of that stuff , not to mention if you find a extra good deal on a lower you don have to wait for extra parts you already have them . PSA will take care of you , good folks there , hell I ordered 2 LBKs MOE and they forgot one MOE stock , buffer and tube , quick email and I had it a week later . I have ordered a metric sh!t ton of stuff from them and they always take care of me if there is a problem .

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One of my LGS has a DPMS lower parts kit, or they did a couple days ago anyway. Pre-hysteria the price was 69.99 When I was in there it was 79.99 That's not to jacked up, considering their PMAGS went from $14 to currently $50.

About PSA. I will say this. I am a SC original. I love everything about SC, I even have the Palmetto Moon stickers on my cars though I haven't lived there in over a decade. I went into PSA at the Columbia store (Ferdinand road or something, I forget) and the employees in there are about as worthless as a $3 bill. I'm sure they have some good guys, I just didn't meet any of them. The 2 I spoke to seemed irritated that I asked them a question. I spoke with a guy in SC a couple days back that has an AR he is thinking of selling, and we got into the PSA discussion. He said that store was odd. He claimed the manager was a super guy, and the staff sucked. Kinda goes against the grain, seeing as staff is usually a mirror image of management, but you know sometimes chit happens. I heard the warehouse location off I77 was the place to go, and they have the best selection of stock. I'll still use them, however it will be internet sales as I won't waste my time in that Columbia store anymore. Shame to, they have a nice setup there, kinda like a mini bassproshops with all the stuff they have. There's actually a Sportsmans Warehouse just down the street from them.
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I reciever a response email from PSA today, apologizing for the mistake, sending a replacement as soon as possible and thanking me for my patience. We will see how much patience I have. It depends on how long it takes PSA to get me my pin so I can finish my build.
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... BTW Squawk, you can test out your build now. Go to a hardward store and find a pin that will fit temporarily...

I wouldn't be too critical of PSA, they do a great job overall. I had one order messed up but got it straightened out. Love my midlength upper from them. And LBK and a couple other small orders.
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Hehe. Thanks Q. I saw it. In just gonna wait to get the part. Call me crazy. I'd rather wait. Looking for a back up LPK now.
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Ok, just saying that of all the parts in an AR that's one where you could make do with just about anything to at least test it out. Even a skinny ballpoint pen.
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Ok, just saying that of all the parts in an AR that's one where you could make do with just about anything to at least test it out. Even a skinny ballpoint pen.
Ya. I appreciate the advice. Probably not gonna have time to shoot in the next week anyways. I'll just wait for PSA to fix the problem.
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I've had MANY transactions with PSA, yes I've waited sometimes 3 weeks for an item, waited 15 days for 20 mags I ordered from them and received today. Orders have always been correct and they will keep receiving my business.
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