Well, I finally managed to get all of the needed parts together to finish my first build. I say "first build", it is the first build just for me. I have built a few others that I never had any intention of keeping. So, this one was a "just the way I want it" build. If I have anything to say about it, it will never leave my possession while I am still alive. Started with a leftover optic from a previous rifle, it's a cheap red dot on a cantilever mount, but it serves my purposes for now. A set of receivers from Anderson (upper and lower), because I just could not pass up a set for $70 with free shipping. CMMG lower parts kit that was given to me by a friend. A Spike's Tactical Combat Trigger. Some KNS gen 2 mod 2 anti-walk pins. An MFT minimalist stock. Ergo grip. 12" Keymod Rail. A cheapo bipod I found on Amazon for $15. An 18" spiral fluted .223 Wylde barrel and BCG from RSM. And a little paint work by yours truly. I used a rattle can for the paint job, mainly because I know I will get bored eventually and strip it down to repaint it. Anyway, here are the pics. Pic 1 - Red dot being prepped for paint. Yes, those are Qtips, they fill those little holes perfectly. Pic 2 - The pile of parts grows. Pic 3 - Other parts getting ready for paint Pic 4 - Thought my little "Star in a circle" turned out pretty well. Pic 5 - The end result.