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Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by goatguns, Jan 10, 2012.
where is the cheapest place to buy an ar lower? Thank you
Palmetto state occasionaly has sales where their stripped lowers are $69.99 and Ive heard good things about them.
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Surplus ammo has a complete lower with a Tapco (I think) stock for $179
*Surplus Ammo & Arms AR15 Complete Lower with Collapsing Stock - Surplus Ammo
The cheapest I have seen is SAA lowers at Curt's. 90 out the door. After you add the shipping, FFL fee's, and BGC to a 60 dollar part, it's a wash.
Willamette Valley Arms in Hillsboro had some for $69.95 + $10 for the BGC, they were SAA as well.
Is that price for a stripped lower or a stripped AND LPK?
I got my SAA on gunbroker.com and with shipping and ffl transfer and background check was $85. Transfer fee was $10 fyi. The quality of the lower was pretty nice. You can also go to aimsurplus.com and they have some different ones at a decent price.
Where do you get your $10 transfer fees??
I got my lower from PSA when they were running one of their sales for $50. Came to $82 with shipping and transfer/background. I have 2 more PSA lowers that I got in trade.
I also bought a Spikes lower from AIM for $80 with free shipping plus $25 transfer/background=$105
I went through my buddy Ryan from Ryan Judy sports. I believe Ryan is also partners with Willamette Valley Arms in Hillsboro, you might wanna call them and find out. Also A CUT ABOVE PAWN on Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy does transfers for $10. there is also the "GUN STORE" on Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy but they charge $75 ahahahahah so stay away from them.
Are they just charging $10 for bg check and transfer? That's a hell of a deal. Sounds like they are doing the paper work for free.
No.... it's $10 transfer fee per item and the $10 for BG is separate. So if you buy 2 firearms, you pay $20 for transfer but one background check fee. I bought two AKs online and when they got to my FFL (Ryan) I paid a total of $30 and I went home with them both.
plum crazy lowers complete for 140 at the gun show plus 10 BG
Or you could talk to brad from the forum here and pay $130 out the door
He recently raised his price to 140, plus BGC. Just FYI. But yeah, they are a great piece of kit for plinking.
My bad I just looked at his ad last week and they were $130. Still $150 out the door is decency price for a complete lower.
I don't have any experience with the polymer lowers but the internals being polymer kinda makes me go hmmmmm. I seen some torture tests on the polymer AR lowers and they actually hold up good. If you get a stripped lower and put some metal parts inside.... I could see that being a nice build. If you are gonna have a dedicated .22 rifle I guess it's all good if everything is polymer (internals).
I have one. It's an ok little lower. It works fine. It's not my main, but I use it as a test fixture, and it has never failed. For the average plinker it would be more than fine.