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Old June 14, 2013, 09:59 AM   #1
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Need some assistance please

If one were to want to get an AR in 9mm what would one look for?

My past experiences with the AR was in the USAF over 20 years ago and that was only during the once a year (or less often) qualifying shooting.

I recently picked up a S&W M&P 15-22 and have enjoyed it a lot. I then got a Hi-Point 995 carbine and find that it is fun. Cheaper so if I didn't like it I wasn't out a great deal of money.

So naturally I would like to have an AR style in 9mm (or 45 if available.) This is just for plinking and I don't really have anywhere at this time for shooting a larger caliber.

At a local gun store I saw a CMMG AR 9mm with a price of $1200. Is that a normal (average) price? I have done some looking on the intraweb and it does appear high.

Is there another manufacture I should look at instead?
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Old June 14, 2013, 10:48 AM   #2
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Least cost would be to buy a complete upper in 9mm and just swap.
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Old June 14, 2013, 10:51 AM   #3
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Re: Need some assistance please

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Least cost would be to buy a complete upper in 9mm and just swap.
He doesn't have another lower to use yet.
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Old June 14, 2013, 11:20 AM   #4
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Thanks Art and allaround.

True, I don't have a lower and unfortunately I have no experience with doing anything like that with the AR. Actually I didn't really know it could be done. The AF didn't teach much except for how to shoot to many of us.
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Old June 14, 2013, 09:34 PM   #5
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I lose track of what will swap with which. I sorta took it for granted that if you can stick a .22 upper on an AR lower, the opposite way could work with the S&W. Guess not...
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