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Old 11-06-2011, 09:03 PM   #11
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Great project, Russ! You're off to a great start.

Thanks for the quality pictures...


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This will be my first upper build. I'll try to document everything and do a full write up for anyone else who wants to give it a try. I already pulled my first bonehead move. I wasn't paying attention apparently, and ordered a rifle length gas tube instead of a mid length gas tube. That will put the build on hold for another week while I wait for the right tube to show up.


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Might as well get the mistakes out of the way early on!

Glad it was an easy thing to correct.
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Might as well get the mistakes out of the way early on!

Glad it was an easy thing to correct.
If that's the worst one, it's smooth sailin'.

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I love seeing double D's....on rifles especially. Looking forward to seeing the completed build, I've been throwing around the idea of doing a ground up build myself since I have nothing but time. It's just the patience that I lack, last thing I want to do is rush and screw something up and end up having to pay someone else to fix my mess up.
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So far I would say go for it. I have a little more whittling to do on the FSB to make it into a low profile gas block so it clears the rail. That has been the only challenge so far. I'll do a full write-up with pictures and lay it out step by step. But if you have a big bench vice and a good torque wrench, you should be fine.
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I love seeing double D's....on rifles especially. Looking forward to seeing the completed build, I've been throwing around the idea of doing a ground up build myself since I have nothing but time. It's just the patience that I lack, last thing I want to do is rush and screw something up and end up having to pay someone else to fix my mess up.
I'd rather see double d's on woman, but rifles can be a close second
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So far I would say go for it. I have a little more whittling to do on the FSB to make it into a low profile gas block so it clears the rail. That has been the only challenge so far. I'll do a full write-up with pictures and lay it out step by step. But if you have a big bench vice and a good torque wrench, you should be fine.
Actually, I have a lot of tools, but I do not have either of those lol I'll stay tuned to the thread because I'd really like to see what all goes into it labor wise. Definitely looking forward to the finished project.
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I'd rather see double d's on woman, but rifles can be a close second
Well played good sir lol
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I'm gonna start a new thread for the build, just to clean it up a bit.


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