ar lower help

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by gunnovice09, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. gunnovice09

    gunnovice09 New Member

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    My friends dad has a colt upper in 7.62 and wants a lower. He is looking to spend about 150 what should he get?
     
  2. JSDenson07

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    Hate to say it but he needs to get more money...
     

  3. gunnovice09

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  4. thegunsmith

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    If he doesn't mind a polymer lower he could look at one made by Plum Crazy.
    Around $100 complete.
     
  5. Quentin

    Quentin New Member

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    What caliber did you say?
     
  6. JSDenson07

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    Bout $250 used (dpms)...but sky's the limit really..
     
  7. BenLuby

    BenLuby New Member

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    Got a new PSA lower and parts kit to complete it for a whopping total of 270 after transfer fee's and shipping.
     
  8. JSDenson07

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    But not $150.. Sorry but for a metal lower looking at atleast 100$ more than the budget.. Is that everyone's general thoughts? its mine anyway..
     
  9. gunnovice09

    gunnovice09 New Member

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    Thanks for the help ill pass the word
     
  10. BenLuby

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    If they see no way to delay it to build and come up with the difference, as long as they're aware of the comments about poly lowers, then yeah. If they're just trying to do it as cheap as they can, then I'd disagree. But I'll leave it to the wiser heads and much more knowledgeable AR guru's for the time being.
     
  11. gunnovice09

    gunnovice09 New Member

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    One more question is the amount u named for a complete lower? Just talked to him he is fine spending whatever is needed.
     
  12. Quentin

    Quentin New Member

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    I say again...

    ... and what brand? You sure it's Colt?
     
  13. Quentin

    Quentin New Member

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    No it wasn't, you just said 7.62 and that's why I wanted you to clarify.

     
  14. Quentin

    Quentin New Member

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    Now, is it Colt? This does matter.
     
  15. gunnovice09

    gunnovice09 New Member

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    That's what he says but I haven't got to look at it myself
     
  16. Quentin

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    Well Colt did make a Sporter in this caliber but I'm not sure what pin size for the pivot and breakdown holes. (Colt's aren't always standard size, thus my concern whether this will work with just any old lower.)

    I found a video on the Sporter and it does appear to have standard size holes but he'll have to measure before buying anything yet.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DMAC6f3PBw[/ame]
     
  17. gunnovice09

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    That's for the tip I appreciate it and will relay it