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Old 01-06-2013, 11:50 PM   #1
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Default Should i trade my S&W 1911pd for an AR?

Smith and Wesson 1911PD, commander, scandium frame, .45acp for a Core 15 AR? I have no experience with Core ARs. I like my pistol but because of all the idiots in Washington I'm considering the trade. Thoughts?

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Old 01-07-2013, 12:09 AM   #2
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Keep the 1911 and buy a stripped lower. (<$100)

Once you have the receiver, you have the gun and can build it over time.

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That was my initial thought for getting my first AR, I will have to luck out to find a stripped lower for under $100 anytime soon. I guess I don't NEED an AR that badly right now. It'll make the wife happy since she just bought me a under the bed safe that would've been useless had I made the trade.

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Boy you're right about availability and price!

Here's one a tad over 100$.

http://www.rainierarms.com/?page=shop/detail&product_id=121

I have this one and love it!

http://www.rainierarms.com/?page=shop/detail&product_id=1745

Here's a complete lower;

http://www.rainierarms.com/?page=shop/detail&product_id=124

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Boy you're right about availability and price!

Here's one a tad over 100$.

http://www.rainierarms.com/?page=shop/detail&product_id=121

I have this one and love it!

http://www.rainierarms.com/?page=shop/detail&product_id=1745

Here's a complete lower;

http://www.rainierarms.com/?page=shop/detail&product_id=124

nice links, but they all appear to be out of stock? if you have always wanted an AR, then right now, it sounds like a good trade. 1911s are everywhere in the gun stores. ARs however, are not.
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You had no need for one "before"?
Keep your 1911

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Keep the 1911 and buy a stripped lower. (<$100)

Once you have the receiver, you have the gun and can build it over time.
Yes.. I agree with Canebrake. Keep the 1911 and but an AR lower.
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You are going to let others decide this for you? Might as well just post a poll then. Afterwards, you can run for office lol

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You are going to let others decide this for you? Might as well just post a poll then. Afterwards, you can run for office lol
He did come asking advice.

Besides all my free advice comes with this:

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He did come asking advice.

Besides all my free advice comes with this:

yes, I am funning with the man a little. I support the idea of asking advise on this forum
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