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Old 12-23-2008, 11:47 AM
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Default My First AR-15 Build

Hello all
I finally decided to dive in and do a AR build for the first time. Here's what I got for it.

1. A Double Star receiver for around $138.00 out the door(I also bought a Noveske N6 receiver and another Double Star receiver at the same time).
2. DPMS lower kit from midway.
3. AR-2 stock
4. Complete upper 7.62x39 20" barrel from
5. 2 C-Products and 3 MWG 7.62x39 AR Magazines
6. 10 Dummy proving rounds

It was pretty easy except for the trigger guard. I think next time I might try to do the upper myself for the true build experience.

This was a nice change from doing M1's and Mausers.

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Old 12-23-2008, 1:22 PM
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Old 12-23-2008, 1:57 PM
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Congrats and have fun with it!
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Old 12-23-2008, 3:02 PM
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Something's wrong with that sight.
It's sitting WAY too high.
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Old 01-10-2009, 8:11 PM
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Actually that is a standard A-2 front sight post. With a detatchable carry handle, the sights would be right on.
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Old 01-10-2009, 8:27 PM
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You did a good job there. I have a LPK and Stag receiver sitting here and will be building my lower soon with a bullet button. The I will put my Stag 2H upper on it
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Old 01-10-2009, 8:36 PM
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Thats very cool. congrats. Now on to the next build!
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Old 01-10-2009, 8:49 PM
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Congrats, that red dot you have turned out to be very good for the price I paid for it. I have it mounted on a wasr-10 and it holds zero fine.
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Old 01-10-2009, 9:52 PM
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Old 01-11-2009, 11:33 AM
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nice build.... a lot of people I know are going for the non standard AR round build
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Old 01-11-2009, 1:14 PM
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I'd love to do a .204 ruger upper in my next!!! Got a few more .223 to build first though.
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