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TigerTatorTots
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Mandeville, LA
Member since Jul 2009
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re: Official AR-15 thread

My blemished PSA lower + LPK for $99.99 came in. I didnt see a blem anywhere on the lower


Soul Gleaux
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Baton Rouge
Member since Sep 2012
2639 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
That seems to be the case with almost all "blems." You gonna go a different caliber with that one?


Crawdaddy
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Slidell
Member since Sep 2006
13219 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
Looking for 1000 rds of 223/5.56 ammo
I am on a few email alerts but I have not heard anything yet. Looking for around the $300 range or so per 1K
Classic now has Wolf Polyformance Ammo .223 FMJ Ammo 55grain - 500rd case for 199.99. I think I can find cheaper
Cabellas has Herters for 159.99 per 500rd case. Any word on Herters?
Where else may I find some ammo priced right?


Ice Cream Sammich
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Apr 2010
7945 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
Herters 308 shoots straight. Never shot the 5.56.


bulldog95
LSU Fan
North Louisiana
Member since Jan 2011
13491 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
Academy had a ton Saturday and no limit.


Crawdaddy
LSU Fan
Slidell
Member since Sep 2006
13219 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
I found Wolf and Herters online for 149 and 159 per 500
I know Wolf will shoot, dirty but I clean every time I come back from shooting so no big deal


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Skywalker
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Red Stick
Member since Jul 2010
770 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
WOW, $99 is a great deal...now just take your time assembling it. I just got finished assembling these.



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Crawdaddy
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Slidell
Member since Sep 2006
13219 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
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Academy had a ton Saturday and no limit.


Lat time I was in there all they had was a box of 20 for around 12 bucks


Alahunter
Alabama Fan
Member since Jan 2008
87697 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
Brownells has Gen2 PMag 10 pk for 107.90 if anyone is short on some. BTW, AR was mentioned in today's shooting, so there may be another run on them.


Crawdaddy
LSU Fan
Slidell
Member since Sep 2006
13219 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
Picked up wolf 500 rds from sportsmans guide with free shipping.


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TigerTatorTots
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Mandeville, LA
Member since Jul 2009
69611 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
quote:

That seems to be the case with almost all "blems." You gonna go a different caliber with that one?
No idea. I have my 223 for now with 2 stripper lowers in the closet for future use. I'm in no hurry


brass2mouth
LSU Fan
NOLA
Member since Jul 2007
14565 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
You guys have any idea what I need to adjust on my 223 when the pin is striking the bullet but not with enough power to make the round discharge. Its not with ever round but with ever 3rd or 4th round. I rechamber the round and it fires, not sure what's up.

Tried PMC and Remington rounds.

I've taken it back apart and made sure all the springs and whatnot were where they needed to be but everything looked fine.


ninthward
LSU Fan
Verdi,NV
Member since May 2007
6346 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
I just ordered my first two lowers ever!!

After toying with some Spikes blems or a Mega lower from AIM Surplus,,, well they were available yesterday, today not anymore LOL so I ordered the NATMIL lowers for 75.00 a pop seemed like an ok deal and some ok product.


LongueCarabine
LSU Fan
Pointe Aux Pins, LA
Member since Jan 2011
2852 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
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You guys have any idea what I need to adjust on my 223 when the pin is striking the bullet but not with enough power to make the round discharge.


Either your bolt is extremely filthy and the firing pin is getting stuck, or your firing pin is short. Get a micrometer and measure it. OAL is 3.280 inches.

Also, are you sure your springs are installed correctly?

LC


TigerTatorTots
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Mandeville, LA
Member since Jul 2009
69611 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
OB- get ready for the next gun control push!

LINK

$599 shipped S&W AR15

Bargain quality, but these puppies were selling for over $1200 8 months ago


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offshoretrash
TCU Fan
Farmerville, La
Member since Aug 2008
6261 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
Any of you guys built an AR with an 80% lower? How did it turn and how hard is it to complete it?


Well I just ordered 2 AR 10 lowers I want to build one in 308 and another in 7mm-08.
This post was edited on 9/17 at 12:55 pm


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brass2mouth
LSU Fan
NOLA
Member since Jul 2007
14565 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
quote:

Either your bolt is extremely filthy and the firing pin is getting stuck, or your firing pin is short. Get a micrometer and measure it. OAL is 3.280 inches.


Gun was brand new, never fired before...I'll measure it when I get a micrometer.

quote:

Also, are you sure your springs are installed correctly?


Installed the same as the other ARs I've assembled, and they all function fine.


wickowick
LSU Fan
Head of Island
Member since Dec 2006
27808 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
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Installed the same as the other ARs I've assembled, and they all function fine.


Got another AR so that you can swap the bolt or compare firing pins?


brass2mouth
LSU Fan
NOLA
Member since Jul 2007
14565 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
quote:

Got another AR so that you can swap the bolt or compare firing pins?


I do, they looked the same. I even swapped a whole new upper on the malfunctioning rifle's lower and and new lower on the upper. Everything worked fine.


But them back together, same shenanigans.


Soul Gleaux
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Sep 2012
2639 posts

re: Official AR-15 thread
Head space could be a little off.


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