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Old 04-23-2011, 01:20 AM   #11
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Yup. The lower is complete. Even got a mag in it. But no upper or anything that goes on it.

I will repost the photo when I get home later.
Okay. We got a donation project going. What are you looking to build??

Oddly enough, we have a couple of donation projects behind the scenes in the Supporting Member area.
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I am not going to be picky. I have a budget. But it is a little tight. I saw a complete upper on midwayusa.com for $399.00. That is going to be hard to beat. But I really wanted to build it myself.

I was hoping for a 16 inch barrel length. But if someone has a 20 inch that they took off. I would be interested if the price is right. Same thing with the receiver. Flat top would be nice. But I may buy something else if it is cheap.

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being a lefty you may want to look at the STAG Arms lefty upper receivers. Oh and welcome to the club

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Wow! I haven't shot the AR platform since I got out of the Army. That was in 1986! What an awesome rifle. I finished it today. I bought a complete upper. I couldn't help myself. I did some trading with Jimmy over at A Pawn.
Anyway. Here is a pick of the finished rifle.

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I handloaded a few rounds just for a range trip. This was at 50 yards. I have a bipod. But I forgot to bring a chair. I was standing behind a normal height table and leaning over. I only have the flip up back up sight at this point. And I forgot to pick up a front sight tool.

So, 50 yards, standing in the mud, leaning over a table, body shaking...I think I did ok.

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Good looking rifle,Rick.
Now,Where the hell's our range report!!!!

Let us know how it does at the range.

I guess your last post beat me. Way to go,Rick.

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Um...You must have posted just after I finished typing the range report.

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