Ar-15 builds

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by justsomeguy, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. ms6852

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    Actually i did and i like it a lot but the detroit stuff is manufactured 15 min from my house however i would like to try chimmey stuff to cuz he has help me on a few things.
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    I personally think his prices are extremely reasonable.
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    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    Thanks ms6852, very informative and it does look easier. I am not using that type of hand guard, as I mentioned I am using the A1 or A2 guards. I know the way they are mounted is different but I should be able to figure it out!
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    Well I just left Detroit Gun Works and I gotta say they are
    gonna be the front runner in no time. The tolerences between the upper and lower are almost zero I will be a dealer Mon.
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    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    justsomeguy, how do their prices compare to the rest of the AR world, better, worse, or about the same? Do they sell just receivers or the whole gun?

    Question about lubrication - once I get to going on the build, do I lubricate pretty heavily to start with or as I go along? Do I lube every thing such as the chamber, bore, inside the bolt carrier and the firing pin? Or do I run it pretty dry to start with?

    EDIT: I will be using Silver Bullet Gun Oil
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  7. justsomeguy

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    Well for a strip down receiver i do beleive they are gonna retail for about 99.00 i dont dont find that to be too out of reality. They are extremely concerned with quality and fitment they know all to well if its not a good piece being a new company they wont be around long. Its my modo as well!!!
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    I got a few more parts in today. I got the gas tube, bolt carrier with key, and the flash hider, from DPMS.

    I ordered the armorers tool, punches, stock, and delta ring assembly from The Sportsmans Guide a week before I ordered these items. I wonder where they are??

    I just looked at the order status there and see they are all back ordered but show an "expected ship date" if 4/11/12 (last week).
  9. justsomeguy

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    Hey I am thinking a wilson combat barrel its gonna end up being a higher end project i think!!!!
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    Here is my final results. I decided to put an old triangle A1 flash hider on it. I bought both an A2 round hand guard and an A1 triangle hand guard. I can't decide which one looks better but I am leaning toward the triangular set.

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    Hey i dig it gdmoody looks nice!!! how would you rate the complexity of the build
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    Looking good ,George! Hard call on the handguards. :)
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    It was a whole lot easier than I thought it would be. The ONLY problem that I had was attaching the snap ring that holds the delta ring to the barrel nut. I do not have a set of snap ring pliers so I used a punch and it slipped and gouged the crap out of my finger. I can truly say that I gave some blood for this build :rolleyes:.
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    Yeah, I am still a little partial to the triangle ones!!
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