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Old 04-10-2013, 01:15 AM   #1
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recently bought a DPMS AR im not new to the rifles just got it at a steal and wanted to know if something like this would be worth rebuilding all the internals just use the lower upper and barrel and start a quality AR build?
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Old 04-10-2013, 01:21 AM   #2
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Maybe upgrade the trigger and shoot it is what I would do.
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recently bought a DPMS AR im not new to the rifles just got it at a steal and wanted to know if something like this would be worth rebuilding all the internals just use the lower upper and barrel and start a quality AR build?
If she shoots good,the leave her alone.
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If she shoots good,the leave her alone.
It shoots straight just kinda rough trigger figured might aswell swap out the rest of the little things while I'm in there?
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It shoots straight just kinda rough trigger figured might aswell swap out the rest of the little things while I'm in there?
The fire group is all that comes out easily without punching out roll pins. Chalky triggers suck, swap them out. You putting In a drop in set up or a kit? I prefer a kit than a drop in.
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DPMS may not be top shelf, but there not so bad that you have strip everything and throw it away. Make sure the gas key is on tight and staked and enjoy shooting your AR.
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The fire group is all that comes out easily without punching out roll pins. Chalky triggers suck, swap them out. You putting In a drop in set up or a kit? I prefer a kit than a drop in.
I was thinking a kit but not sure which to look for and which to stay away from any advice I want a light crisp trigger?
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DPMS may not be top shelf, but there not so bad that you have strip everything and throw it away. Make sure the gas key is on tight and staked and enjoy shooting your AR.
Wasn't gonna toss the stuff was gonna keep It for back up parts what about kns non rotating pins?
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I was thinking a kit but not sure which to look for and which to stay away from any advice I want a light crisp trigger?
There is a lot of brands: Jewlell , Jp, Cmc, Geissele , Timney, almost allot the American Brands have match grade triggers. There single stage or two stage. I guess a lot comes down to preference, shooting style and purpose. I personal just use single stage match grade triggers. I do fine with them. I actually have tried the Mega Arms trigger. I like it a lot. You can adjust the creep and the over travel out of it, it is light and crisp. That is just an opinion,It might not be for everyone.

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Wasn't gonna toss the stuff was gonna keep It for back up parts what about kns non rotating pins?
Not necessary unless there are problems with the receiver and/or FCG.
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