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AR-15 BS Thread

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by BulletToothTony, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. Oct 23, 2017 at 1:06 PM
    LMarshall73

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    Any more, I think the Sig M400 and M&P AR offerings are priced lower than what I'm seeing AK's selling for...
     
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    2013, the packet of laws passed after sandy hook, I honestly don’t remember which law specifically I have no desire or need to keep up with Ca’s laws, I basically keep up with my states laws and the 2 states that I travel to the most, my concealed carry permit is good for all the states that I regularly travel to/through so that’s the extent of what I keep up on for state level. Federal level I just try to keep up with NFA stuff.
     
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  3. Oct 23, 2017 at 1:12 PM
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    Lake Michigan get's big enough sometimes, LOL. If that's your lifestyle, I get it. And yes they do, but its a hell of a lot more than just the gun laws that make them leave. I image from your post that surfing to you is what shooting is to me...so there's that.
     
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    AK's are good kit if you go after the right ones, and they are a little spendy compared to the rest. There's a lot of shitty AK's out there. Just be careful.
     
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    Looking at WASR 10. And you're right, plenty to hate about CA but the surf keeps me happy enough
     
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    Can’t go wrong with a WASR. Stay away from the Ras 47 and the psak47.
     
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    WASR 10, from when? Hit and miss on those...older the better.
     
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    You all that have knowledge in the AR10 builds - have you run into fitment issues on lower parts?
    trying to decide on if I want lower parts from the same maker as the lower or if I can venture out into uncharted territory?
     
  9. Oct 23, 2017 at 1:44 PM
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    Not sure, limited options because has to be CA compliant but thanks for the tip. They're all made in Romania. Which years are the best and why?
     
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    I run Aero LPKs in 3 different AR10 lowers and haven't had a problem. I know that's jut one kit, but word is that DPMS is pretty good in AR10.
     
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    Good to know - thank you - that's funny about DPMS - I'm looking at a kit right now :)
     
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    some and more and more and more and
    I’m sure some people do, But it’s probably a minority
     
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    Older ones had canted sights.
     
  14. Oct 23, 2017 at 1:49 PM
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    some and more and more and more and
    I know palmetto arms says that they highly suggest you pair their uppers with their lowers because of the fitment with other manufacturers and I have heard it as a general statement but would like to hear other peoples real life input
     
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    There's good ones to be had of any vintage, the older ones typically have less of the issues common with AK's. Cali compliant rifles aren't my forte, but I imagine the rules still apply. Function test and shoot anything first, and look for misaligned sights, stamping defects, etc. WASR's are pretty good for the price.
     
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    My experience was the opposite...in person is best.
     
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    Exactly - and of course I bought my lower through PSA, so I'm kinda like hmm, maybe just buy parts there - but I like to think outside the box so I'm :notsure:

    That said - I can put parts where they go and stuff but I really don't have an gunsmithing/milling skills (never done it or been taught) so I rather have parts show up ready for assembly
     
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  18. Oct 23, 2017 at 1:53 PM
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    Yeah, it’s amazing how well that old surplus ammo still performs. I had a Mosin-Nagant that I cut off 6 inches and threaded and put a break on and that was an air Killer! a straight up thunder Canon.
     
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