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desertjosh
11-29-2012, 7:37 PM
I was just wondering what the cheapest you guys are seeing complete AR pistols out there. Ive only seen a couple locally and they are in the 900-1200 range. Of course this is sans optics. Thanks for any and all input, and IBFP lol!

Chaozu
11-29-2012, 7:40 PM
All of the complete pistols I've seen are around the $1200 price range, that's here in norcal.

Rocket Man
11-29-2012, 8:49 PM
I was just wondering what the cheapest you guys are seeing complete AR pistols out there. Ive only seen a couple locally and they are in the 900-1200 range. Of course this is sans optics. Thanks for any and all input, and IBFP lol!



If your on a real tight budget call around and find a shop that will sell you a complete lower (you buy the whole gun at the price of the lower and give back the upper after purchase)
Then save up and get you upper later, that's what I did:

http://i655.photobucket.com/albums/uu274/TheDParis/127.jpg

JeremyS
11-29-2012, 8:56 PM
Rough being in CA. The New Frontier complete (assembled w/ parts kit and buffer) pistol lower is like $139 shipped. Add an upper, which you can find for as low as about $455 complete and ready to bolt on, and you're looking at a pretty inexpensive AR pistol.

I know I saw a complete one just earlier today or yesterday for about $650... I'll try to remember where I saw that and post it up here.

GlennG31
11-29-2012, 11:05 PM
Here you go, OP:

http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=463278

This is about the cheapest I've seen for complete AR pistols, and you have the option of selling the upper back to them and keeping the pistol lower. Then you can buy whatever upper you want.

Capybara
11-29-2012, 11:26 PM
Thumbs up for www.ebrworks.com mentioned in the thread above. I had them build my AR Pistol Title I Other (AR Pistol with an 11.5" barrel and longer than 26" OAL with a VFG). Love it, great gun, great vendor.

dwtt
11-30-2012, 2:45 AM
I saw a fully assembled one for sale at a gun show for $400. This was in VA, though.

SDM44
11-30-2012, 1:18 PM
Cheapest AR pistol for me was when I built mine own....

$85 - anodized 80% lower
$45 - mill rental
$45 - LPK
$35 - pistol buffer tube w/foam cover
$30 - buffer & spring
$270 - JSE 7" pistol upper w/BCG (1:7 chrome lined, front sight post)
$20 - A2 rear sight

TOTAL: $540


However, I can't really sell it (don't really want to) and I can always upgrade the parts to better ones if I ever decide to. But just for the occasional plinker & range fun gun, I don't feel bad for only spending a little over $500 on it.

desertjosh
12-01-2012, 1:47 PM
Wow I paid a little more for my build lol. Thats a economical build sdm44! I found this site for cheap pistols(minus stripped lower). Anybody heard of them or have any input?

http://www.model1sales.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=category.display&category_id=239

kris smith
12-01-2012, 3:56 PM
I got a complete pistol kit forsale right now in the classified section all it needs is to be milled

glenntuc
12-01-2012, 4:50 PM
+1 for ebrworks.com he is easy to work with and will build what you want!
cheap uppers jsesurplus.com

nitrofc
12-24-2012, 4:34 PM
EBRworks had the best all around deal for the money. Thank the good lord I was able to squeeze in one of his builds several months back before everything went bizzerk. I wrote Michael last week and they have discontinued the Pistol. The parts he used were top notch, not cheap Knock off garbage and MORE IMPORTANTLY to me was his customer communication and AAA professionalism.

As I write this, I can't even get a new shop that I recently tried out to even return my goddamn phone call or return a Private Message over some new things I'm working on. You have no idea how frustrating that can be after working with a true professional like Michael.

Anyway, If EBR ever decides to give it a go again with his pistol build....call him.
He is the "Real Deal" in my world.

wash
12-24-2012, 5:25 PM
Not mine.

deanja8
12-24-2012, 7:08 PM
If your on a real tight budget call around and find a shop that will sell you a complete lower (you buy the whole gun at the price of the lower and give back the upper after purchase)
Then save up and get you upper later, that's what I did:

http://i655.photobucket.com/albums/uu274/TheDParis/127.jpg

From what I understood, you can't purchase pistol lowers from a dealer unless you are a LEO (law enforcement officer). You could purchase one through a PPT (private party transfer) or buy a complete pistol from a dealer.

I've emailed New Frontier Armory about their Pistol lowers because I was going to buy one. They can add a bullet button to the pistol lower for $20. But the problem was finding a dealer that would accept the pistol lower to do the paperwork.

ptroxx
12-24-2012, 7:29 PM
Or build your own lower from an 80% ...

Atlantaboi2012
12-24-2012, 7:48 PM
Here you go, OP:

http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=463278

This is about the cheapest I've seen for complete AR pistols, and you have the option of selling the upper back to them and keeping the pistol lower. Then you can buy whatever upper you want.

Ohhh no.I think that was just a limited offer sort of thing if Im correct. I got one as a matter of fact around the time Mike was running those ads in 2011 and building them(yes, he would build 5 per month on avg). Might wanna call them first and ask. EBR has come a looong way since then and primarily deals with high end black rifles and various handguns these days...besides $789 was a steal for a Spikes lower and DPMS upper back then ....not sure these days with the market being the way it is.

deanja8
12-25-2012, 3:50 PM
Or build your own lower from an 80% ...

Exactly!

JaMail
12-25-2012, 3:59 PM
your in san deigo, one of the best places to be for an AR pistol, do a build with ares.

http://aresarmor.com

Rorge Retson
12-25-2012, 6:07 PM
The cheapest AR pistol is the one you build yourself.

Rorge Retson
12-25-2012, 6:07 PM
The cheapest AR pistol is the one you build yourself.

Atlantaboi2012
12-25-2012, 7:08 PM
your in san deigo, one of the best places to be for an AR pistol, do a build with ares.

http://aresarmor.com

No serial numbers or registration? Please explain.

Justin87
12-25-2012, 7:14 PM
No serial numbers or registration? Please explain.

they only sell 80%'s

Never Convicted
12-26-2012, 7:13 AM
EBR. /thread

atomicwedgy
12-26-2012, 7:40 PM
Michael at Ebr is great. Got mine through him about 2 years ago. Love it