My first AR build

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by Ozz2g, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. Ozz2g

    Ozz2g New Member

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    O.k., first off, I want to thank everyone that responded to my last couple of posts about an AR build. They really helped. I have finally completed my build. Honestly, the hardest part was deciding how much I wanted to spend, & what parts to use. I only ended up spending $800, but got everything I wanted and more. I bought a complete upper from Tactical Ammo in Saint Helens, OR. It has a Stainless match grade barrel chambered in 6.8 spc, and a Troy flat top hand guard with three movable rails for toys. I was throwing around the idea of using a Plumb Crazy lower, but with help from you's guys, I decided to stick with an aluminum lower. My LPK is a DPMS, but I'm thinking about going to a 2 stage trigger. The butt stock I got from a friend, and I have a sniper grip on the way. I had a blast doing this, and already have plans for more. Here is a pic of it before I got the butt stock. I'll post more when I can get some good ones.
     

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  2. ZombieKiller83

    ZombieKiller83 New Member

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    Congrats! Looks good! I ran a Geissele SSA 2 stage in my current AR for testing purposes. Put 300rds through with zero issues, it's a wicked trigger but IMO was too light for my defense rifle so it now sits in my second lower waiting for an upper. Just food for thought YMMV
     

  3. BenLuby

    BenLuby New Member

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    Nice. We can expect a range report soon?
     
  4. Ozz2g

    Ozz2g New Member

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    I will be hitting the range this weekend. Went last Sunday, but found out that the bolt that was in the upper was one for a 5.56, and needed 6.8. I have the right bolt now, and itching to shoot it. Will update then.
     
  5. Quentin

    Quentin New Member

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    Man that's one heck of a nice pistol you got there! :D

    J/K ... Nice job, Ozz.
     
  6. Ozz2g

    Ozz2g New Member

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    I heard from a friend that I might be able to use 5.56 mags for 6.8 rounds. Is there any truth to that, cause that would save me some cash on mags.
     
  7. Ozz2g

    Ozz2g New Member

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    I finally got my AR to the range. Not use to sighting in scopes, so by the time I got it zeroed, I was out of ammo :( I should have a better range report soon.
     
  8. dog2000tj

    dog2000tj New Member

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    Congratulations and I'm sure a lot of folks would like to hear how the 6.8 performs.

    Keep us updated and don't forget the gun pron! ;)