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Ar-15 build?

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by jmac3434, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. jmac3434

    jmac3434 SE portland Member

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    im looking to build my own ar-15, any suggestions on which upper and lowers are good to use. I dont have a huge budget but would like some suggestions adn pics of builds done. thanks
     
  2. Grizzly_A

    Grizzly_A Portland Metro Area Member

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    Oh man.....

    There are several dozen posts about what to in your AR build. In this case, the search feature is going to be your best friend. If you want to start inexpensive, then the DelTon package that coctailer is selling in the classifieds is going to be hard to beat as far as cost goes...depending on what you're wanting to build.

    First start with what you're going to use it for and then go from there. :)
     
  3. smonk

    smonk Oregon Member

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    I've built several and there are a lot of resources out there to help you. Books and on-line help (even youtube videos.) If you shop around at the Gun shows, you should be able to pick up a mil-spec lower receiver for about 100.00. Once you have that all you need is a "Rifle Kit." Buy the kit with the upper assembled and headspaced. Then all you have to do is assemble the lower and mate them together to have a rifle. Assembly of the lower is pretty easy, just take your time, and should take about an hour. You can buy assembled kits from various companies like Del-ton, Model 1 Sales, J&t Distributing Etc..............

    A basic kit with shipping will cost 500.00 to 600.00. If you want more features be prepared to spend more.

    Still, 600.00 to 700.00 for a home built AR is a good price, don't you think?
     
  4. Swaney109

    Swaney109 vancouver Member

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    For the money, buy one from Coctailer. All the things you get with the package you cant go wrong. I put a standard M4 together and was about 150 over the price of the Del-Ton package. If you like tinkering and gunsmithing then go for it. I did a DPMS lower and put it together and then bought a Armalite M4 upper. It was fun piecing the lower together.
     
  5. odiesplace97301

    odiesplace97301 silverton area Member

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    check out titan ordnanace in Hillsboro they make billet lowers with some really cool mod's and sell them for like 150
     
  6. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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    Sorry to change the subject, but where exactly is Titan Ordnance?

    I've never heard of it, I think I need to make a little trip out there here soon! Heck, another gun store to visit and drool all over..
    =]
     
  7. Grizzly_A

    Grizzly_A Portland Metro Area Member

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    +1 I hadn't heard of them...I love billet uppers. And from a local company...
     
  8. odiesplace97301

    odiesplace97301 silverton area Member

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    Titan Ordnance llc 503-701-2670. The owners name is Matt, its a machine shop that has a class 2 mfg lic.I can e mail you pic's of mine cant post pic's on this site. They are really built well and look to be hella stout
    2110 NE Cornell rd unit E. Matt's real job is porland fd so leave a message and he will get back to ya. www.titianordnance.com
    PS Sully may be selling them in the near future
     
  9. NorthernBornRebel

    NorthernBornRebel Keizer Member

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    If you're looking for complete lowers, I have complete Mega lowers built with Rock River Parts. Prices vary depending on stocks.....

    A2: $250
    M4: $275
    Operator: $350