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BobLeeSwagger
10-30-2010, 9:59 PM
Wow, My first AR-15 build is finally done. I took it to the range today, and it performed exceptionally. I can't wait to take to an outdoor range on monday to sight it in. However, my worse fears seems to have become apparent... now that this project is already done, i am already itching to for a new build. =/ But anyways here a few pictures of my first AR build.

http://i791.photobucket.com/albums/yy194/geed0tcom/IMG_0239.jpg

http://i791.photobucket.com/albums/yy194/geed0tcom/IMG_0221-1.jpg

http://i791.photobucket.com/albums/yy194/geed0tcom/IMG_0231.jpg

http://i791.photobucket.com/albums/yy194/geed0tcom/IMG_0229.jpg

http://i791.photobucket.com/albums/yy194/geed0tcom/IMG_0226.jpg

http://i791.photobucket.com/albums/yy194/geed0tcom/IMG_0223.jpg

IsaacGlass
10-30-2010, 10:33 PM
What does it weigh?

DougJ
10-30-2010, 10:34 PM
Wow.

BobLeeSwagger
10-30-2010, 10:45 PM
What does it weigh?

I dont' know how accurate my scale is, but according to my bathroom scale it weight's 10.5 lbs loaded with 10rds.

bjl333
10-30-2010, 10:47 PM
Nice looking weapon !!! :thumbsup:

IsaacGlass
10-30-2010, 10:48 PM
I dont' know how accurate my scale is, but according to my bathroom scale it weight's 10.5 lbs loaded with 10rds.

That's not bad considering it's a GP upper with accessories.

BobLeeSwagger
10-30-2010, 10:50 PM
That's not bad considering it's a GP upper with accessories.

GP?? sorry newbie here.

Droppin Deuces
10-30-2010, 10:51 PM
Great choice of upper. I love mine. Very similar builds we have, but I have a 1-4x scope on mine instead. It's right around the 8.5lb mark.

BobLeeSwagger
10-30-2010, 10:51 PM
ohh wait does it mean GAS PISTON?

Droppin Deuces
10-30-2010, 10:53 PM
ohh wait does it mean GAS PISTON?

Yes sir.

NORCAL#1
10-31-2010, 9:13 AM
Nice rifle, Sh_t when i look at my first build bare m4 with no accessories you all ready have all the bells and whistle's. I love the black/tan looks dead on one that I built. You will learn to start buy lower's/guns in pairs or three to save on DROS fee's.

stphnman20
10-31-2010, 9:19 AM
Beautiful man!

coryglidden
10-31-2010, 9:28 AM
very nice set up

res2580
10-31-2010, 9:30 AM
nice!

r6raff
10-31-2010, 9:50 AM
Beautiful weapon you have there Bob. Have fun on your next build... And the build after that;)

Sunday
10-31-2010, 9:57 AM
WEAPON??????

evidens83
10-31-2010, 10:00 AM
Badass for sure!!! :thumbsup:

DougJ
10-31-2010, 2:24 PM
WEAPON??????


Yeah, it's under there somewhere!

BobLeeSwagger
10-31-2010, 3:57 PM
Thanks for all the kind words. I really enjoyed this build, and i can't wait for my next project, but i im gonna buy a pistol first. I never thought about buying multiple lowers to save on the dros. i might have to just to do that. I think my next big project will be a long range precision rife.

MaHoTex
10-31-2010, 3:59 PM
Sweeeeeeeeetttt...

Where did you get that case? I suppose you have to cut the foam to match the rifle?

BobLeeSwagger
10-31-2010, 4:28 PM
Sweeeeeeeeetttt...

Where did you get that case? I suppose you have to cut the foam to match the rifle?

I got it from Opticsplanet's. It's a pretty sweet case, and yes the foam is uncut.

Darklyte27
10-31-2010, 4:30 PM
looks like he spent enough to buy 2-3 of my first builds.

Afterburnt
10-31-2010, 5:00 PM
Looks great! Mind giving a breakdown of what's in it and how much?

Very nice, lets see your component list.

BobLeeSwagger
10-31-2010, 5:02 PM
Looks great! Mind giving a breakdown of what's in it and how much?

hmm let's see...

Bushmaster m4 patrolman upper $529.99
Eotech 516 w/ GG&G hood cover $450.00
1000rds of Federal xm193 $289
Adams armts gas piston kit $279.00
Noveske N4 Lower $199.99
Troy industries front/rear battle sights $189.00
Pelican 1700 case $180
primary arms 3x magnifier w/ FTS mount $160.00
Jetbeam rrt-2 w/ offset mount $130
RRA lower parts kit $67
magpul miad grip $37
magpul CTR Stock $84.00
mappul RVG vertical grip $27
magpul B.A.D lever $24
magpul 10/30 pmag x 2 $40
Aimpoint Green laser $40
vamfire freelock kit $16

Total $2740 (not including tools and shooting accessories)
I started from scratch so i had to buy everything... but i am now prepared for my future builds.


Building my first California legal AR-15 Priceless...

Im not sure if i want to upgrade the trigger yet.. im looking into a timney drop in trigger, but I want to feel out the stock trigger first. After the trigger i really dont know what else i'd want to do. i'll keep my eye open for a good deal on a eotech 3x magnifier.

arsilva32
10-31-2010, 5:05 PM
looks awesome , nice work!

Droppin Deuces
10-31-2010, 5:06 PM
OH! I thought you had a complete Adams Arms upper on there. Didn't even notice the gas block was the bolt-on type.

Afterburnt
10-31-2010, 5:11 PM
Great, now move outta KA. and pull that button! :)

Afterburnt
10-31-2010, 5:13 PM
Where did ya get your light and laser? The light looks cool but maybe too many moving parts for my dum azz

BobLeeSwagger
10-31-2010, 5:22 PM
Where did ya get your light and laser? The light looks cool but maybe too many moving parts for my dum azz

The jetbeam i got it from http://www.longhorntactical.com/jetafl.html it's a pretty sweet light. i like it a lot. The laser i bought it off my friend... so im not too sure where he got it from. but it works. it's not great, but it's perfect for my set up.

MaHoTex
10-31-2010, 7:27 PM
I got it from Opticsplanet's. It's a pretty sweet case, and yes the foam is uncut.

Dear Santa, :santa:

I want need a Pelican Case like at Optics Planet.
I needs to be Black with foam too.

Thanks in Advance!
MaHoTex

West coast
10-31-2010, 7:42 PM
SWEET!!!!! Looking Good