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Old December 20, 2012, 10:14 AM   #1
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What spare parts for An AR?

Magazines aside, what spare parts should you keep on hand for an AR? What specific springs? Spare bolts? Extractors?
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Old December 20, 2012, 11:27 AM   #2
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Another AR! I have 6. Once you build on, youll want another. I would have a full parts kit handy ane you should be fine.

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Old December 20, 2012, 01:56 PM   #3
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We just had another recent thread on this here.
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Old December 21, 2012, 08:52 PM   #4
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^ Eh... not everyone is able to find these threads.

So my suggestions for spare parts are:

- Bolt
- Extractor/spring
- Iron sights
- Detents
- Slings

I believe you can get a "spare parts kit" online in different places like Aim, PSA, or VTsupply. If you can get a spare BCG that would be great but they are all soldout right now.
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Old December 22, 2012, 12:30 AM   #5
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I am still in the middle of building my first AR and have already bought 2 spring and pin kits for extra just in case I launch more across the garage lol. For 30 dollars it seemed like good parts to have around also.
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Old December 22, 2012, 07:05 AM   #6
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I don't run my ARs hard, but have fired a few thousand rounds through them. The only components I've replaced so far have been the gas rings.
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