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Palmetto State Armory Classic Lower Build Kit is it any good?

Discussion in 'Gear & Accessories' started by x1hunter89, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. x1hunter89

    x1hunter89 gresham oregon Active Member

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    anyone used this for a lower build? i was thinking of using it in a spikes lower just trying to get some reviews before i buy it thanks and also this will be my first build if i get the multi cal spikes lower is their only certain parts for the multi cals? the palmetto state armorry clasic lower build kit work? all i have to do is change the upper to fire different cals right?
     
  2. Meridian7750

    Meridian7750 Portland Area Well-Known Member

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    I've been happy with my PSA lower parts kit. Works as advertised.
     
  3. bmgm37

    bmgm37 Coos Bay Active Member

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    I have used them on two builds now with no problems at all.
     
  4. x1hunter89

    x1hunter89 gresham oregon Active Member

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    thanks guys
     
  5. jdub75

    jdub75 PNW Well-Known Member

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    I built up a lower with one. First, as soon as you get one, make sure EVERY little spring/roll pin, etc is accounted for prior to starting your build. My sealed kit was missing a roll pin or 2. Luckily, ACE had some that worked. PSA sent me replacements too. But nothing more frustrating than laying out all your work & not being able to finish!
    I also polished the trigger using a simple online tutorial, and did a trigger spring & hammer spring job. End result is a much nicer than milspec trigger than my other AR's, and it still ignites any primer I've encountered.

    As far as other firing other caliber uppers, that depends. There are many uppers that will pin to an AR lower, but you also may need different or modified magazines. Check out M4Carbine.net for a thread on the options out there. There is a caliber (300 Blackout) that even uses standard AR mags, just holds less rounds. But it can be spendy to shoot.
     
  6. PDXSparky

    PDXSparky Keizer / Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    You have a Spike's lower, why not use a Spike's LPK to go in it? Your completed lower can shoot .223 or 5.56mm if you have the correctly chambers upper. It can also shoot 22LR if you have either a dedicated 22 upper or a conversion kit for a .223/5.56mm upper.
     
  7. x1hunter89

    x1hunter89 gresham oregon Active Member

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    pdx sparky thank you saves me a bit of cash i guess lol but the palmetto has a stock and buffer tube and spring
     
  8. x1hunter89

    x1hunter89 gresham oregon Active Member

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    is the stock anygood taht comes with the lower build kit?