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Old 12-17-2012, 03:30 AM   #1
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I have two lowers for an AR-15. I'm looking at two uppers that are 16" mid-length 1:7 twist. Neither comes with BCG or charging handle.

http://www.bravocompanyusa.com/BCM-16-Mid-Length-Upper-Receiver-Group-p/bcm-urg-mid-16.htm

$439 from BCM

http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.php/ar-15-05/complete-uppers/16/psa-16-mid-length-cl-mp-premium-upper.html

$359 from PSA

Which one would you buy?
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:29 PM   #2
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I would go with the palmetto. Both are chrome lined so why pay more
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I would go with the palmetto. Both are chrome lined so why pay more
I went with Spikes Tactical upper instead. Came with BCG which I needed for $500.
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I went with Spikes Tactical upper instead. Came with BCG which I needed for $500.
Good choice! I'd go with Spike's rather than PSA period!.
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Honestly I'm a Yankee hill guy myself. You get what you pay for I guess

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I really believe in you get what you paid for.. I own a bcm upper ... And currently have a psa parts kit.. Both are good but I can tell my bcm stuff was made better and my YHM stuff and my Daniel defense stuff lol
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I second YHM. Not terribly expensive. BCM makes a good product though.
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