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Old 08-27-2013, 01:55 PM   #721
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PSA is Ok but I have noticed some variability in their LPKs latley.

I got two with mag release buttons that were smooth on both sides...
Good to know. I'll keep my eye out on the next kit.
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Old 10-10-2013, 01:51 PM   #722
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Since I got an offer I couldn't refuse on my AR I built another one. This is the ptac kit available at PSA. Put a cheap red dot I had laying around. Not bad for a $560 AR including lower receiver, shipping and ffl transfer. Kit seems to be good quality. Will report back after a trip to the range.
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Old 10-14-2013, 05:18 PM   #723
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Bushmaster "Carbon" on sale at LGS- $700

Anyone own/shot/fondled a "carbon" unit

FWIW, Never owned an AR style, but thinkin....
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:49 PM   #724
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Personally I would pass on the carbon. Feels like a toy and has a pathetic trigger.
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Old 10-15-2013, 09:12 AM   #725
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Personally I would pass on the carbon. Feels like a toy and has a pathetic trigger.
I did some google searches that would agree with you
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Old 11-07-2013, 11:06 PM   #726
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I picked up some lowers last December, and I have two left that are sequential serial numbers.
I decided I'm going to build two identical rifles. Not sure why, but I think it will be fun.
So far I have the two lowers, two lower parts kits and the two stocks came in today:


Buffer tubes, castle nuts, buffer springs and buffers should be in by Monday.
This may take a while as I have 4 builds going currently. Hopefully I have these two done before the end of the year and my other two done by spring time.
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Old 11-08-2013, 02:21 AM   #727
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I picked up some lowers last December, and I have two left that are sequential serial numbers.
I decided I'm going to build two identical rifles. Not sure why, but I think it will be fun.
So far I have the two lowers, two lower parts kits and the two stocks came in today:


Buffer tubes, castle nuts, buffer springs and buffers should be in by Monday.
This may take a while as I have 4 builds going currently. Hopefully I have these two done before the end of the year and my other two done by spring time.
I've been thinking of building two sequential ARs. One with a 16" barrel, the other with a 18 or 20 inch bull barrel,.
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Old 11-08-2013, 02:48 PM   #728
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absolutely. Guns are tools.

I understand that some people collect tools and like to keep them pretty and all - I'd love to be able to afford it myself. While I wouldn't modify or paint up something really old, unique, and valuable, plenty of people did which is why they are so unique and valuable today.

Interestingly enough, some painted up guns and magazines, like Rhodesian FALs, are highly desirable because of the paint and provenance.




Cool!!
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Old 11-08-2013, 02:50 PM   #729
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Not black or tacticool...

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Old 11-08-2013, 02:52 PM   #730
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Great rifles - my concern was always loss of velocity from that length barrel. Very cool though.
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Old 11-08-2013, 03:10 PM   #731
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I'm hoping to add a nordic +2 to it soon.

Maybe a barrel/tube clamp with a light rail, but I'm not sure that'll be worth it yet.
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:54 PM   #732
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I'm hoping to add a nordic +2 to it soon.

Maybe a barrel/tube clamp with a light rail, but I'm not sure that'll be worth it yet.

Could you at least find a 'Sharpie' and blacken those heat shiel bolts?




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Old 11-08-2013, 08:27 PM   #733
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Not black or tacticool...


Just super cool!!!


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Old 11-09-2013, 07:10 AM   #734
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Fun, interesting rifle - and you're not going to see twenty others when you go to the range. Rare and spendy now, but cool.
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Old 11-10-2013, 03:38 PM   #735
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Could you at least find a 'Sharpie' and blacken those heat shiel bolts?




Bruce
It did come with some black parkerized kind, but they were of terrible quality.

One of the nuts stripped out completely just going finger tight.

The shield itself seems decent though, minimal fitting required.
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