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Help building an AR-15


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#1 SalF

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Posted September 20 2020 - 01:22 AM

I’ve always wanted to build an ar and I figured now is the best time to do it. I need help picking my parts out properly. I plan on making a ny compliant ar15 that has detachable magazines. From my understating the rifle cannot have a folding stock, telescoping stock, a pistol grip below the trigger, threaded barrel or other attachment, etc. if someone can look over the things I wanna get and give me their opinion and if they all go together, I would greatly appreciate it. 44024829dfb6742e837b0f86f4b16d13.jpg
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The lower I plan on using: https://palmettostat...-fire-1728.html

Thanks in advance for any help!

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#2 ub3rgeek

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Posted September 20 2020 - 05:21 AM

It looks like you are at about $1200 -1300?

The last two builds, a friend made, were all Parts from PSA. (Stripped lower, complete upper with BCG, lower parts kit and mag pull stock) cost about $700. Trigger group looks like a nice upgrade, but a few parts seem pricey. This could also be due to supply/demand.

#3 Shotgun682

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Posted September 20 2020 - 02:50 PM

Be warned about OPTICS PLANET

They will show items IN STOCK they they don't have.

They will take the order and jerk you off.

If you call after sometimes a month or even two they will promise the item will ship in a day or two.

Doesn't happen all the time but it does
happen.


Guaranteed it happens with the stripped upper... Even direct from Aero they are out of stock.

With AR parts being in short supply I don't doubt it will happen with your parts

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#4 Shotgun682

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Posted September 20 2020 - 02:53 PM

The barrel you chose has a gas block..

You don't need to order another one

Edited by Shotgun682, September 20 2020 - 02:54 PM.


#5 rezelution

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Posted September 21 2020 - 08:24 AM

the stock you picked has no way of gripping the gun. Will you be using a spur? NY complaint needs the grip to be fixed with stock. Here is a link below.

 

https://www.thordsencustoms.com/


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#6 SalF

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Posted September 21 2020 - 09:08 AM

the stock you picked has no way of gripping the gun. Will you be using a spur? NY complaint needs the grip to be fixed with stock. Here is a link below.

https://www.thordsencustoms.com/


I was planning on using a stock lock but tbh I don’t know anymore part of me wants a mag locked rifle so I can get a collapsible stock muzzle brake and all the other “assault rifle” features


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Posted September 21 2020 - 09:12 AM

imo it depends on what you want to do with the rifle. If you want it for home defense i would have it with a removable magazine. If its for range use mostly then i would get a fixed mag. It will feel more natural and will slow your shooting down since the reload will take a bit longer.



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Posted September 21 2020 - 09:23 AM

barrel is theaded. It has to be capped, pinned and welded. You are paying way too much for components. Since you are buying a drop in trigger group you don't need a whole parts kit with the grip which in a no-no. Just get this

https://www.opticspl...istol-grip.html.

 

That is a crazy price for a buffer tube assembly

https://www.deltatea...ght_p_3582.html  $39.99

 

Get a BCG and ambi charging handle for $160

https://www.deltatea...CG_p_11121.html

 

can the fixed stock and get a thordson for as little as fifty bucks


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#9 SalF

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Posted September 21 2020 - 09:31 AM

Can someone confirm for me. If I were to get a magazine locked rifle, I can put on a telescoping stock fire grip muzzle break and protruding hand guard.


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#10 SalF

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Posted September 21 2020 - 12:21 PM

I think what I am going to do is purchase a mag locked lower then get this upper from palmetto

https://palmettostat...-bcg-or-ch.html

If I were to get it mag locked can I keep a muzzle brake on it as well as the protruding hand guard and the telescoping stock.

Also what kind of buffer tube should I get I saw there are different variety’s I guess you can say, such as h1 h2 h3


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#11 Shotgun682

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Posted September 21 2020 - 12:41 PM

That's a buffer not buffer tube.. H1 buffer is fine..

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#12 CommonSense

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Posted September 21 2020 - 01:25 PM

IMHO...fixed mags suck



#13 CommonSense

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Posted September 21 2020 - 08:45 PM

lowers from  $60

https://www.kygunco....11021_b1d12a25d



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Posted September 22 2020 - 07:31 AM

 Will you be using a spur?






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