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Old 07-04-2013, 10:48 PM
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Default New EPLOWERS Polymer 80% Lowers In Stock Ready to Ship


Hi my name is John; I represent a company called EP Lowers

EP Lowers offers an 80% completed AR-15 lower receiver unlike any other in the firearms industry. We offer the first ever 80% polymer lower available and the only 80% lower that requires no jig to complete. We are calling it the EP-80.

Why have polymer lowers failed in the past? Perhaps: 1. Polymer lowers where manufactured identical in dimension to aluminum alloy lowers. 2. Polymer lowers where manufactured from material that was not as strong as aluminum alloys. 3. There was no consideration in design for a change in the material.

Our lowers are constructed of an ultra strong fiber reinforced polymer. The exact composition is proprietary but I will say its much stronger than any 100% polymer lower available and although we believe our material would be strong enough as is, Our design reinforces the area of the front pivot pin holes and the buffer tube area with additional material where lesser polymer lowers from other manufacturers have failed.

Our product is very strong and durable; much more so than any other polymer lower. You see polymer lowers are injection molded; in the case of our product they are injection molded and then have to survive being milled by our customers. So our 80% lowers are really required to be much stronger for this reason. Also we wanted to have the best product out there and I think we have got that.

There are distinct advantages to going with an 80%. Yes its going to take some work but not without instilling a sense of accomplishment when completed; and our lowers are the easiest and cheapest to complete because our lowers require no jig and no special tools. In that respect we have a distinct advantage within the 80% market.

Why no jig? The fire control pocket is dissimilar in color so it’s clearly outlined what needs to be removed. In the case of the black lowers just mill out the white and leave the black area and you’re done. Fire control and pivot pin areas are clearly marked for drilling. As with standard metal lowers it will take a competent person to complete them; however they are lighter and stronger than alloy. Our product is made in the USA; and we offer a lifetime limited warranty.

We offer multiple colors; these colors are solid so unlike anodized or painted lowers there is no surface coating to scratch; the colors is the same throughout so if it gets scratched just buff it out good as new.


Please be sure to use coupon code 'calguns' to receive a discount on our website when ordering.

Check at our hompage www.eplowers.com or check our facebook page at www.facebook.com/eplowers for continuous updates.



I would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

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Old 07-04-2013, 10:56 PM
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Either one or neither we have had folks complete these with only a Dremel tool. Here is a video of the Dremel tool build.

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Old 07-04-2013, 11:24 PM
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I'm intrigued.
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Old 07-05-2013, 5:09 AM
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Thank you. Please be sure to use coupon code calguns to receive a discount on our website when ordering.
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Old 07-05-2013, 6:18 AM
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I was just checking out your website and noticed you cant add these to cart as there are no colors available...
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Old 07-05-2013, 6:34 AM
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Try our mirror site http://www.eparmory.com/ I just added all colors to cart and it works fine for checkout. Thanks
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I like it.
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Looks to be very well done and I'm quite interested. Before I make a pruchase, my question is has your product received a determination letter by the ATF it is not viewed as a fire arm by the ATF? I cannot find any information on your web page or Facebook page regarding this. Thanks.
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Old 07-05-2013, 11:52 AM
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Looks to be very well done and I'm quite interested. Before I make a pruchase, my question is has your product received a determination letter by the ATF it is not viewed as a fire arm by the ATF? I cannot find any information on your web page or Facebook page regarding this. Thanks.
Good Question. We have been in continuous contact with BATFE. They have been to our offices; we have sat down with them and shown them our product and it has met with their approval as a non-firearm. There requirement as expressed to us is that no part of the fire control area can be can be milled.

'Dimpled' locations: We approached BATFE with our design before it was produced to ensure we where not over stepping the law. We got approval at that time for our original product. In recent weeks it has come to our attention that there have been other instances with machined metal lowers where BATFE had ruled that dimples placed by initial drilling at trigger pin and fire control locations constituted a complete hole and therefore are not allowed. In our product dimpled locations come through the injection molding process and are in no way drilled. Although BATFE has approved this method we felt in light of other rulings it would be prudent to avoid dimpling all together. Current production lowers feature exverted raised areas at hole locations with a dimple centered on top of them and away from the plane of the external fire control area. Simply center a drill bit on top and drill through cutting away the extra material.
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Great. Thanks for the quick reply.
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Old 07-06-2013, 5:13 AM
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You are welcome. Thank you for your interest!
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Old 07-07-2013, 6:26 AM
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Good Question. We have been in continuous contact with BATFE. They have been to our offices; we have sat down with them and shown them our product and it has met with their approval as a non-firearm. There requirement as expressed to us is that no part of the fire control area can be can be milled.

'Dimpled' locations: We approached BATFE with our design before it was produced to ensure we where not over stepping the law. We got approval at that time for our original product. In recent weeks it has come to our attention that there have been other instances with machined metal lowers where BATFE had ruled that dimples placed by initial drilling at trigger pin and fire control locations constituted a complete hole and therefore are not allowed. In our product dimpled locations come through the injection molding process and are in no way drilled. Although BATFE has approved this method we felt in light of other rulings it would be prudent to avoid dimpling all together. Current production lowers feature exverted raised areas at hole locations with a dimple centered on top of them and away from the plane of the external fire control area. Simply center a drill bit on top and drill through cutting away the extra material.
Great idea with the raised areas for the fire control holes to solve the BATFE problem. Seems like you guys are doing everything proper I'm tagging for later. Keep up the good work.
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Announcing an exciting new development! We begin testing our new clear lowers later this week

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Clear Lower... definitely interested!
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I'm curious to know whether the clear plastic lower will 'haze' up if you are dremelling or drilling out the trigger control pocket, when you get rid of the white plastic filler and get to the clear wall.

It would be nice if the plastic walls stayed crystal clear with the rest of the lower. Usually when you start to scratch or buff a clear plastic piece, it'll start to get hazy and opaque.

Interested to see how that turns out.
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yes you are going to have to polish the inside after milling to smooth the surface.
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I'm 100% down to buy a clear one!
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If the material is a polycarbonate blend you can vapor polish it after machining with IPS weldon #3

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I'm interested in clear as well.

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To be water clear like that and strong enough to be a .223 lower it's probably either polycarbonate or polyester and I don't see any fiberglass in it, so I would bet on a glass bead filler if anything.

I don't think 1000grit will make it water clear again without some solvent. That said, if you do plan to use weldon PLEASE follow all safety precautions. It's pretty nasty stuff.
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We may be interested in carrying these locally. Do you have an ATF approval letter on these? It seems they push the limits a bit and we'd like to stay safe.
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We may be interested in carrying these locally. Do you have an ATF approval letter on these? It seems they push the limits a bit and we'd like to stay safe.
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How is it supposed to fit in a jig with all of the "raised areas" at FCG pin hole locations now ???

Too bad that 10yrs ago, 3 certain AR15 80% lower receiver manufacturers felt it important to sue and snitch each other out to the Feds until we weren't allowed to have spot marked FCG holes or pre-drilled selector holes.

I liked it better the way it was before. I think you would have sold more like that. And you had clear cut permission to do so, when none of the other 80% lower manufacturers do.
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Old 07-15-2013, 9:32 AM
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Our product is designed to be completed without a jig. If you want to use a jig to complete our product simply snip them off and put the lower in your jig.
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Any updates on the clear lowers??
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Pictures or video of the clear lower in a built firearm.
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Pictures or video of the clear lower in a built firearm.

Unfortunately E P Lowers is putting a hold on the release of the clear lowers. After testing it was determined that the product is not ready for full production. There is a great interest in the clears and we will continue to pursue that project and develop something we are proud to sell. We apologize for getting anyones hopes up and not coming through, we were very excited about the product as well. As always, thank you for the interest and support in our company.
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I'm interested in buying one of your lowers and wanted to ask about the warranty by life time limited warranty does that mean up until a certain point after purchasing. I'm not a heavy shooter thanks to all hoarders and cost of ammo but lets say the lower breaks on me in 1 year when I take it out to the range do you offer a free or a discounted replacement.
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I'm interested in buying one of your lowers and wanted to ask about the warranty by life time limited warranty does that mean up until a certain point after purchasing. I'm not a heavy shooter thanks to all hoarders and cost of ammo but lets say the lower breaks on me in 1 year when I take it out to the range do you offer a free or a discounted replacement.
Hey there Road Dog. The limited warranty has to do with the condition of the failure not the time at which the failure occurs. If you're out on the range a year from now and the lower happened to crack, we could still replace it. The limited condition is that the part was machined correctly and used in the manner for which it was intended.
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I only plan just recreational shooting nothing more no hunting it anything like that
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just took the plunge and ordered one. can you recommend a competent shop in the LA area for me to take it to?
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took the plunge on one of these, in black of course . Liking that it has a lifetime warranty. Would you happen to know if these lowers can be fitted with the redi-mag system?
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