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Is This a Good Buy for $325

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by txchl33, Jul 10, 2010.

  1. txchl33

    txchl33 Killeen, TX New Member

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    AR-15 16" Mid-Length Flat Top Barrel Assembly - Chrome Lined

    16" Mid-Length Chrome Lined Flat Top Barrel Assembly

    16" Mid-Length Flat Top Barrel Assembly
    DTI 16" mid-length, 1x9 twist, chrome lined barrel
    flat top upper
    bolt and carrier assembly
    charging handle
    mid length handguards

    This barrel assembly has a 16" barrel with Mid-Length Heavy profile, 1x9 twist, Mid-Length handguards with single heat shields, and A2 Flash Hider.
    Barrel: (Specs will change depending on option that is choosen)
    · 4140 Steel Chrome Lined
    · 16" Length
    · 1x9 Twist
    · A2 Flash Hider
    · Manganese Phosphated
    · Phosphated under Front Sight Base
    · Taper Pins on A2 Front Sight Base
    · Threaded Muzzle
    · Mid-Length Heavy Profile
    · 5.56 X 45 mm
    Bolt And Carrier:
    · Phosphated 8620 Steel Carrier Assembly
    · Carpenter 158 Bolt
    · Heat Treated and Plated
    · Mil-Spec
    · Chrome Lined Carrier Interior
    · Carrier Key - chrome lined, attached with Grade 8 Screws and Staked
    · Mid Length
    · Aluminum Delta Ring
    · Single Heat Shield
    Upper Receiver:
    · Forged 7076 T6 Aluminum
    · A3 Flat Top With T-Marks
    · Hard Coat Anodized
    · Mil-Spec
    · Ejection Port Cover and Round Forward Assist
    · Right Hand Ejection
    Bore's surface is coated with dry film lube, over the anodized surface
  2. Spray-n-pray

    Spray-n-pray Battle Ground Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    If I am reading this correctly and it is a complete upper assembly, I think you would be hard pressed to find a better deal.
  3. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    DTI is a Del-Ton, and a barrel assembly from their website matching most of those specs you posted sells for $395 (plus shipping costs).... so yes, that is a good price. FYI- I have a complete upper bought from Del-Ton on my M4-gery, and it is FANTASTIC.... I paid WAY more that $396, but it came with a Daniel's Defence rail system on it.
  4. phathom

    phathom Vancouver, WA Member

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    $440 including the chrome barrel upgrade + shipping
  5. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    If you're referring to my assembly... I bought mine about 18 mos. ago and prices (mine was just under $700) and waiting times for backorders to be delivered was INSANE (over 6 mos!!)... due to the Obamascare. Prices have come down significantly, but I suspect after the November elections they will shoot up again.