Lowers: Are over-analyzed when it comes to functional quality. Buy a decent one for a good price. If you can get a sexy name (Noveske, Black Rain, Seekins, Umbrella, etc) at a fair price, all the better. But for the most part, a lower is a lower is a lower.
Uppers: I'd highly recommend shopping at PSA and BCM. Excellent quality:cost ratio with each.
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