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Texasclouds
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Posted: 1/28/2014 3:23:27 PM
I'd like one of these like Del-Ton and Bushmaster/DPMS offers. Will I have to keep waiting? From what I can tell, sourcing the parts to build it will cost more than buying the complete upper. A2 stripped uppers don't seem easy to find either.



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Posted: 1/28/2014 3:25:28 PM
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You could always build one yourself. I don't see building one costing more than buying one.
Texasclouds
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Posted: 1/28/2014 3:36:02 PM
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$440 for prebuilt at Del-Ton
$582 from Bushmaster


To build, $535.50 + tools

$162.99 DPMS Upper Receiver Unassembled AR-15 A2 Matte, Product #: 136149, DPMS #: UR-01-A2B

$169.99 DPMS DPMS Barrel AR-15 Pistol 5.56x45mm NATO Heavy Contour 1 in 9" Twist 11.5" Chrome Lined Chrome Moly Matte with Front Sight Tower Pre-Ban, Product #: 683239, DPMS #: BL-50-12B

$27.49 DPMS A2 Front Sight Base Gas Block with Bayonet Lug AR-15, LR-308 .750" Inside Diameter Steel Matte, Product #: 980577, DPMS #: BL-18

~$50-75 misc items? gas tube, delta ring, handguards, birdcage...

~$100 BCG
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Posted: 1/28/2014 4:22:56 PM
The majority of the shit you need can be found in EE cheaper too.
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Posted: 1/28/2014 8:42:45 PM
IIRC, the Bushy barrels are overly massive under the hand guards if that matters to you.
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Posted: 1/28/2014 9:41:15 PM
[Jump To Reply]Originally Posted By MikeE23666:
The majority of the shit you need can be found in EE cheaper too.



Much cheaper....

I tend to buy ban era Bushmaster barrels then turn them down to what I need.
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Posted: 1/29/2014 9:33:06 AM
[Jump To Reply]Originally Posted By Rokchukrslave:
IIRC, the Bushy barrels are overly massive under the hand guards if that matters to you.


Do you mean like this pic below? Is that something desirable in pistol form?