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Posted: 9/30/2004 3:30:58 PM EDT
Is the lowers used to build a 308 style ar 15 the same as the lower used to buid a 223?

Can I order a Stag arms lower from eagle and put an armalite 308 upper on it????

If not where can I get the lower to build a 308?
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 4:04:00 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/30/2004 4:05:24 PM EDT by the-jessman]
Nope. 308's are AR-10s. The receivers have a longer magazine well to accommodate the longer 308 cartridge. While they may look and function a lot alike they are quite diffferent dimensionally.

So to answer your question, no you can't put a 308 upper on an AR-15 lower.
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 4:53:37 PM EDT
Take a look at Quantico Arms - http://www.quanticoarms.com

not sure how else to try
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 4:57:06 PM EDT
It doesnt make much sense to build an AR10, just buy one, component selection is more limited and the price difference isn't too impressive.
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 8:24:57 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Combat_Jack:
It doesnt make much sense to build an AR10, just buy one, component selection is more limited and the price difference isn't too impressive.



+1
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 8:53:50 PM EDT
You will save a minimum of 11% in taxes alone, just by buying your parts from Quantico Arms...

Plus the parts are a tad cheaper if it's not built at the factory....
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 2:57:48 AM EDT
thanks guys, I have a friend<I know that sounds corny< but true, that wants to build one. He thinks it would be good for deer hunting. I prefer my 700bdl remington.
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