Picked up two complete AR-15 lowers, how would you build them if they were yours?

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  1. Joe Link

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    On Black Friday I bought two complete PSA lowers with Magpul furniture. I just picked them up from my FFL and I haven't decided what to do with them yet.

    If they were yours, what would you build them into?

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  2. ripcity

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    It would definitely be awesome to have some for long range. I would like to build a long range ar. Maybe 20-24 inch.

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  3. simon99

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    A long range, as ripciy suggested, and SBR with a can for the second one.
     
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  4. gryghin

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    Build one in a 20" Rifle and the other in a 16" Carbine
     
  5. Dunerunner

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    I'd build them both in 5.56X45, 20" barrel, GI issue basic and put them in the gun rack with their brothers.
     
  6. Greenbug

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    One in a 20"-24" with good scope for long range fun, the other in a 16" with Eotech and BUIS for defense & general purpose.
     
  7. drew

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    If I had 2 more lowers, I'd probably SBR both. One in 300 BLK for a can and probably just a 5.56 upper for the other. I've already got a long range setup but that's a good idea.
     
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    6.8 SPC 18" middy for a bit more punch and maybe something like a 50 Beowulf would be fun... Asuming you have a 5.56 carbine.
     
  9. BlindedByScience

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    Agreed here. I'd go 20" with good glass, and a 14.5 with a pinned / welded can adapter for a minimum legal length without having to NFA the rifle. The SWR 'trifecta' or the AAC 'breakout' or 'blackout' would be high on my list. The NFA accessory can come later, if at all.
     
  10. jluck

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    Grendel! I had mine out today, Shooting small rocks and chunks almost as fast as I could pull the trigger. (Oh yea, That was at 509 yards). It it bottled lightning and a total hoot!
     
  11. SmawGunner

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    1st lower I would build into a PDW. 10.5" barrel. Folding law tactical stock. Sig brace. Then fold it up and put in my laptop bag for concealment. 2nd rifle I would turn into a dedicated night rifle with a thermal sight.
     
  12. wichaka

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    One a 300 Blackout
     
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  13. samuelm16

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    Both carbines one in 5.56 one in 7.62x39
     
  14. skydiver

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    Joe,
    They are politically incorrect and scary looking. Do yourself a favor and give them to me. I'll figure out what to do with them and save your reputation.
    No need to pay me, I'm not a hero, just an average guy helping out a brother. :rolleyes:
     
  15. Modeler

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    I'd do one as a long barrel precision rifle and make the other into an M16A1 style rifle with a fixed stock, triangular handguard and 20" barrel.
     
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  16. captqc

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    6.5 Grendel or 6.8 SPC 20" barrel on one and a 9mm SBR for the other. That just about covers the most fun you can have with your cloths on! Gary
     
  17. Bigbaddude

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    I would donate them to NWFA site so they could hold a raffle for supporting members.
     
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  18. Reno911

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    Do you have any more?

    If no:

    1) lightweight iron sighted carbine with pinned 14.5 inch barrel. Regular hand guards or magpul.

    2) heavy barrel or bull barrel. At least 18" scoped and railed.

    If you own an AR like the two above.

    1) 18" or high end 16" railed and lightly scoped.

    2) 6.8 hunting rifle. Lightish and lightly scoped.
     
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  19. SPHBS

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    We have a winner.

    Close this thread up!
     
  20. bellarum

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    You bought 2 complete lowers with zero plan on what you were going to do with them? Just do the same thing with the uppers and you will have 2 complete rifles that you don't know what to do with:thumbup:
     

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