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How many ar 15 or 10s have you built?

Joel6180

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I'm a small FFL dealer, and every 4 years I buy a lot of AR15 supplies, including stripped lowers and lower parts kits. When they sit around my shop, I just can't help myself, and I start putting them together. It gives an old fart with nothing better to do, something fun to do! They all end up sold, its not like I have all those guns in my possession anymore. I did order 3 more stripped lowers the other day, because I had 4 parts kits left over, so I'll be building more when the lowers arrive.
 

kenny1773

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ARs are truly the legos of guns, they are fun to build.

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I have put together a few over the years, have all the tools and learned a few tricks here and there.

For example until you get good with the springs, install the lower parts kit while the lower is inside a large zip lock bag,, when the springs try to get away from you they won't get far.
 

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I'm a small FFL dealer, and every 4 years I buy a lot of AR15 supplies, including stripped lowers and lower parts kits. When they sit around my shop, I just can't help myself, and I start putting them together. It gives an old fart with nothing better to do, something fun to do! They all end up sold, its not like I have all those guns in my possession anymore. I did order 3 more stripped lowers the other day, because I had 4 parts kits left over, so I'll be building more when the lowers arrive.
Joel, I need a 16' 6.5 grendel barrel. Can you help me?
 

Joel6180

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The only place I ever look for stuff like that, is Bear Creek Arsenal, and those are more-or-less entry level uppers. I have only ever bought better barrels from Ballistic Advantage - Aero precision. I mostly just mess around with cheap stuff, for folks that "need" an AR15, but probably won't shoot it much. If I see one, I'll send you a link.


edit: here is what Bear Creek has in stock:

 

cutt

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Thanks Joel, for the info. About 5 years ago I built a 556 for my daughter from Bear Creek . Shoots nice for the money. I may have to go to Alexander Arms, they are the king of all things grendel.
 

Joel6180

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The mail lady just dropped off 3 more stripped lowers. I "needed" them, because I had 3 lower parts kits left over. I guess when I build them next week, I'll "need" to buy 3 more uppers. If I sell them, I will probably have to start over.
 

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I have built around 80 or so at this point. All price ranges. Always keep spare parts on hand. Love tinkering.
 

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Not enough both 5.56/223. first one was a stag model 2 i think. The next one was a "build" but all i did is put a lower and upper. DPMS bull barrel upper with a poly ATI lower. Might get a couple more if/when i get the funds.
 

Glassman256

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The only place I ever look for stuff like that, is Bear Creek Arsenal, and those are more-or-less entry level uppers. I have only ever bought better barrels from Ballistic Advantage - Aero precision. I mostly just mess around with cheap stuff, for folks that "need" an AR15, but probably won't shoot it much. If I see one, I'll send you a link.


edit: here is what Bear Creek has in stock:

Check out opticsplanet.com the have alot of ar parts and barrels
 

Kawakami

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Built first one in 1986 and lost count long ago. That one was a carbine kit with a low SN PWA lower.
 
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