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TimNelson
June 11, 2010, 08:46 PM
I am looking into building my first AR-15 and I am wondering if anyone has used this lower receiver. I know that the lower is a good place to save money but I don't want one that is junk either so would love to hear what you guys think of this.

http://www.brownells.com/.aspx/sid=56222/sku/Stripped_AR_15_Lower_Receiver

BobCat45
June 11, 2010, 08:59 PM
I've never used on or seen one up close, but people talk about that brand, Spikes, as if it is very good.

Wideners has one for a few dollars less that I have seen up close, and it seems very good - and has favorable reviews on another forum (M4Carbine.net) - the URL is http://wideners.com/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=8913&dir=700|863 - note I do not work for any of these companies, just want help you get your lower.

Lavid2002
June 11, 2010, 09:02 PM
I have seen one before. I haven't used it but I checked out the stripped lower. Looked like good quality to me.

rjrivero
June 11, 2010, 09:20 PM
I have built 5 AR's on Spike's Lowers. They've all been good to go. I really like the spider logo, and the newer ones (They call them GEN 2) have nice deep engraving that makes it much easier to "color fill."

Do you want me to post pictures of some of my bulids?

TimNelson
June 11, 2010, 11:25 PM
I would love to see those builds you mentioned

RGR3/75
June 12, 2010, 07:56 AM
i'm getting the same one. let me know what you think of it if you end up getting it.

rjrivero
June 12, 2010, 06:12 PM
I would love to see those builds you mentioned

Here you go. LINK HERE (http://thefiringline.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4100417&postcount=7).

TimNelson
June 12, 2010, 07:28 PM
awesome job on both, I love how you painted the spider pink on the .22