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Posted: 2/12/2012 10:56:19 AM EST
Hi, just wondering if anybody has any experience or knowledge about Aeroprecision complete rifles? I've seen their lowers around and have heard good things but haven't heard anything about their uppers. I cruised their website but the specs on some of their stuff was vague. There is a shop in town selling comoplete AP rifles for $610.

Who has any experience with their stuff? Are they quality?
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Posted: 2/12/2012 11:02:07 AM EST
If they are local, go check them out. Ask about the barrel (ie who makes them, what twist what grade steel, chrome lining, ect) and then check the Bolt Carrier Group to see if it's staked, FA or Semi auto carrier, and if the bolt is MPI tested.

A couple of years ago, expecting these kinds of quality in a $600 rifle would have been ridiculous, but these days those details are not out of line at all.
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Posted: 2/12/2012 11:02:35 AM EST
Tacoma, huh. Boy that's close to Tumwater.

Everything I've heard about Aero's stuff is that it's good to go.
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Posted: 2/12/2012 11:18:32 AM EST
Originally Posted By balloo93:
If they are local, go check them out. Ask about the barrel (ie who makes them, what twist what grade steel, chrome lining, ect) and then check the Bolt Carrier Group to see if it's staked, FA or Semi auto carrier, and if the bolt is MPI tested.

A couple of years ago, expecting these kinds of quality in a $600 rifle would have been ridiculous, but these days those details are not out of line at all.


Ya, I checked their specs out on line. The barrel is 4140 steel, but it is chrome lined. Their BCG's don't say what steel or any testing methods. The company isn't local, just the shop that sells them. Maybe I should go fondle it.
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Posted: 2/12/2012 11:21:26 AM EST
[Last Edit: 2/12/2012 11:21:45 AM EST by Direct-Drive]
Originally Posted By tatsngats:
Hi, just wondering if anybody has any experience or knowledge about Aeroprecision complete rifles?

Aero Precision does not market complete rifles.
Just uppers and lowers and they are good to go.

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Posted: 2/12/2012 2:10:51 PM EST
Originally Posted By Direct-Drive:
Originally Posted By tatsngats:
Hi, just wondering if anybody has any experience or knowledge about Aeroprecision complete rifles?

Aero Precision does not market complete rifles.
Just uppers and lowers and they are good to go.



Well, they market complete uppers and complete lowers, so I just thought if you snapped them together.........???
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Posted: 2/12/2012 2:13:47 PM EST
Originally Posted By tatsngats:
Originally Posted By Direct-Drive:
Originally Posted By tatsngats:
Hi, just wondering if anybody has any experience or knowledge about Aeroprecision complete rifles?

Aero Precision does not market complete rifles.
Just uppers and lowers and they are good to go.



Well, they market complete uppers and complete lowers, so I just thought if you snapped them together.........???


Do it 51 times and you need a Type 7 FFL.
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Posted: 2/12/2012 2:18:32 PM EST
Originally Posted By tatsngats:
Originally Posted By Direct-Drive:
Originally Posted By tatsngats:
Hi, just wondering if anybody has any experience or knowledge about Aeroprecision complete rifles?

Aero Precision does not market complete rifles.
Just uppers and lowers and they are good to go.



Well, they market complete uppers and complete lowers, so I just thought if you snapped them together.........???

Dood, you must be looking at SAA prepped uppers and lowers that use AP receivers.
If not, how about a link???


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Posted: 2/12/2012 6:10:31 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Direct-Drive:
Originally Posted By tatsngats:
Originally Posted By Direct-Drive:
Originally Posted By tatsngats:
Hi, just wondering if anybody has any experience or knowledge about Aeroprecision complete rifles?

Aero Precision does not market complete rifles.
Just uppers and lowers and they are good to go.



Well, they market complete uppers and complete lowers, so I just thought if you snapped them together.........???

Dood, you must be looking at SAA prepped uppers and lowers that use AP receivers.
If not, how about a link???





Looks like you are right. They are Aero Precision upper and lower recievers with other manufacturers parts put together by SAA.

Anybody have any experience with these rifles?
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Posted: 2/12/2012 6:29:37 PM EST
Originally Posted By tatsngats:
Originally Posted By Direct-Drive:
Originally Posted By tatsngats:
Originally Posted By Direct-Drive:
Originally Posted By tatsngats:
Hi, just wondering if anybody has any experience or knowledge about Aeroprecision complete rifles?

Aero Precision does not market complete rifles.
Just uppers and lowers and they are good to go.



Well, they market complete uppers and complete lowers, so I just thought if you snapped them together.........???

Dood, you must be looking at SAA prepped uppers and lowers that use AP receivers.
If not, how about a link???





Looks like you are right. They are Aero Precision upper and lower recievers with other manufacturers parts put together by SAA.

Anybody have any experience with these rifles?

No prob. This has question has come up before.

I have an AP upper and lower and can tell you that they are superb parts in both fit and finish.
SAA's assemblies will be as good as the sum of the parts that they are using.
Example....
They had been using DPMS LPK's so your chances of getting a gritty trigger go up if they're still using these.
Glad to see that they're moving away from the Tapco furniture.