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Old September 6, 2008, 04:36 PM   #1
sneaky pete
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Recomendations on buildng an AR LOWER

Old Sneaky here: I need to build myself a lower for some of my AR uppers and here is the situation. I've got a Colt Large hole upper and several other specialized uppers so I need a stripped lower with a large hole. Lately I've seen adds for receivers milled out of a solid billet. How do they compare with the standard forgings--both quality and price???. THANX SNEAKY
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Old September 7, 2008, 12:19 AM   #2
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Pete,

No need to limit your search criteria in selecting your lowers. If you look at Brownells you will find large to small and small to large hole adapters for just a few dollars. That should open up your options.
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Old September 7, 2008, 08:15 AM   #3
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I used a Double Star and a DPMS lower parts kit.

Easy install and the quality is excellent.

Trigger pull on the completed lower is very acceptable, and no, I haven't gotten around to test it.
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