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 Looking to purchase my first AR-15 and live in Massachusetts
xdriver  [Member]
1/28/2010 10:43:22 AM EDT
I live in Massachusetts and am interested in an AR-15. My thoughts are to buy a classified preban that was shipped right from the factory for ease of questioning the law, the few extra hundred dollars is worth my piece of mind. I found an Eagle Arms AR-15 that has a serial number under 15000 and I would check with Eagle Arms before purchasing to confirm the manufacture date. The barrel is E MP 5.56 NATO 1/7 and the lower is stamped Coal Valley, IL CAL. 5.56MM. EA-15 SER. 14xxx.

I would like a preban so that at some point I could put either a flash suppressor and or a collapsible stock on it / use it in some other type of a build. I would also like to add optics to it at some point as well, so that handle would need to go, and I am unsure if it is removable or if a new upper is needed.

I have read a few threads about Eagle Arms but would like some honest feedback about my "idea" and about this firearm in general and what an appropriate price is for it - this gun has under 100 rounds through it. If there is a better option out there without being that much more expensive please let me know as well. I do not want to get into any situation where there could be a question as to if the firearm I have or create with the lower is legal in Mass or not - I am just not willing to take that chance.

(This is my first post so take it easy on me please)

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donnieR32  [Member]
1/28/2010 12:21:13 PM EDT
You may have better luck in the "hometown" forum and post the same question under Mass. You can also check out the Model 4 from Stag Arms. I bought one of those and love it. I think they are around 1000 now. Not sure about the pre ban stuff. Best bet is ask in the hometown forum. Good luck.
ffn8  [Team Member]
1/28/2010 2:36:33 PM EDT
my thought... come to NH we'd love to have another AR owner. mass can keep their... well I cant think of anything mass is really good for other than sports
MSPRet  [Member]
1/28/2010 3:11:31 PM EDT
Well, we massholes elected Scott Brown didn't we? That was a GOOD thing....<><....:)

if you can get the preban for a good price buy it, if you don't buy it let me know and I will buy it. How much are they asking for the Eagle preban?
I also am stuck in the people's republic of Massachusetts, where liberal socialists and Marxists rule, for now anyway, let the tea parties begin....<><....:)
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ThreeMike  [Team Member]
1/29/2010 5:49:54 AM EDT
A new AR owner in Mass? I cant think of a better post to read first thing in the morning
kchustle  [Member]
1/29/2010 6:05:19 AM EDT
Originally Posted By ThreeMike:
A new AR owner in Mass? I cant think of a better post to read first thing in the morning

I can but it would have involved the words "dies" and "President"....maybe not in that order
xdriver  [Member]
1/29/2010 12:25:40 PM EDT
Thank you, I will try posting in the local forum. If anyone has anything to offer regarding quality of Eagle Arms it would be appreciated. Thanks again.
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