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Old 03-15-2013, 09:00 PM   #21
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Nice build on that Kel-Tec.

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Old 03-15-2013, 09:10 PM   #22
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Thanks. All the parts (other than magazines, suppressor and optics) came directly from K-T so no fitting or mods were necessary and it probably took less than 15 minutes to install/swap everything. Also, the PLR will accept standard AR mags or suppressor/flash hiders and anything that will fit on a 1913 style Picatinny rail.

BTW, I am familiar with the AR platform and I had one of the first civilian CAR-15's with an extendable buttstock in the early 1980's. It believe cost me around $400 NIB and came with 2 10rd mags which I still have. The pic below is the style, though not of my particular gun. Kept it for a year or two and sold it because it really didn't serve my needs at the time and there weren't many options available back then. I got a Ruger mini-14 instead for $200 NIB and was perfectly happy with it until someone stole the gun during a home burglary in the early 90's. I finally broke down and got another AR style rifle about 2 years ago - a S&W M&P15- and now own the S&W awa a Bushmaster upper for it in 7.62. Still, my go-to gun in a SHTF or CQ self defense situation is my K-T SBR.

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Old 03-15-2013, 09:23 PM   #23
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I think the bullpup layout will become more popular when the bluetooth eye-to-scope link is perfected to allow a person to look through their optic without craning their neck.

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Lol Orangello! My MeproLight M21 won't give a proper cheek weld on the stock 1913 rail. I have a lower height rail on order which should fix this. I sure do wish the parts market for BPs was as extensive as the AR parts market. I love my new BP, but I still want ARs bc they can handle longer engagements as well. I figure about 300 yards is my limit with the Stg-556 and the M21.

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Old 03-15-2013, 10:29 PM   #25
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a couple of .22LR conversion airsoft projects im working on.

These are used Marlin 60's that will be going into transformation.

The only one that's finished now is the .22LR Tavor TAR21

Still being able to shoot 6-8 cents a around.

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Nice!!! Are those PS90s or just stocks that another action will fit in?

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Nice!!! Are those PS90s or just stocks that another action will fit in?

theyre not real centerfire bullpups. theyre just .22 airsoft conversions where you drop in a .22 action/barrel. 1:1 scaled replicas without spending thousands. each stock average $100
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Interesting. I prefer centerfire, but now I understand. Fun .22 plinking without spending thousands. Keep us up to date with your builds. Learn something every time I sign in here. Here's my new project.

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I saw a guy at Knob Creek gun range with an AR he had converted to a bullpup. He took an OA 93, which has a chopped bolt carrier and the buffer above the upper receiver, put a 20 inch barrel on it, and designed the linkage, which he said was the really hard part. He is good with fiberglass, so he made the stock himself. He let me and my wife shoot a few rounds through it. Kinda awkward, but I could see it being handy in closer quarters if you got familiar enough with it. All the parts he didn't fabricate himself, other than the OA parts that I mentioned above, were generic AR.

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Was that AR home made bull pup reliable? It sounds kinda sketchy.

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