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thewicked1
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Posted: 9/24/2009 2:53:32 PM
i am piecing together an ar. i have heard that some colt parts are not compatible with other makes. will a complete upper work on a dpms lower?
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Posted: 9/24/2009 4:12:36 PM
What model # Colt did the upper come off of & its age?
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Posted: 9/24/2009 4:25:45 PM
[Last Edit: 9/24/2009 4:26:04 PM by DPMS]
It will work, however depending on the model of Colt, you may need additional offset pins: http://www.dpmsinc.com/search/?s=offset+screw to attach the two.
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Posted: 9/25/2009 12:21:46 AM
thanks for the info. not sure what year the colt is. its a flot top upper tho. a3 maybe?
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Posted: 9/25/2009 5:41:24 AM
Originally Posted By thewicked1:
thanks for the info. not sure what year the colt is. its a flot top upper tho. a3 maybe?


Then it wil fit any standard size lower.
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