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Posted: 11/3/2003 5:35:45 PM EDT
I'm getting set to build my first AR. The kit's in the mail, but I can't find anyone locally to sell me a lower receiver. They all say something like 'we don't carry those, and we won't deal with them so we won't order one in for you.' The only guy I found around here wanted to sell me a DPMS for 180, and wouldn't even look for a RRA or even a Bushy lower.

So, can anyone either give me some other types of places I may check out, or a link to a transfer agent list or something similar?

I live in N. Idaho and am willing to travel to eastern WA, eastern OR, west to central MT, and northern UT to pick one up (areas I normally travel) so if any of you know a good dealer who can take care of me in this area, it would be much appreciated.


Thanks,


Josh
Link Posted: 11/3/2003 5:56:39 PM EDT
Check the Equipment Exchange link at the top of the page. I've seen RRA stripped lowers as low as $85. Check with [url]www.gunbroker.com[/url] or [url]www.auctionarms.com[/url] for a list of FFL's in your area that will do a transfer.
Link Posted: 11/3/2003 7:58:36 PM EDT
Yeah, I'd seen them for that low too, so his $180 was a bit much. I could pick up 2 RRAs at that price for as much as he wants for that one stripped lower. Thanks for the links, they were very helpful, exactly what I was looking for. J
Link Posted: 11/3/2003 8:26:38 PM EDT
Some of the vendors have some FFL transfer dealers lined up, there are also other sources for information. [url]http://www.gunsamerica.com/transfer.cgi[/url] Also check on the Hometown board for your state, you can probably find some references there. [url]http://www.ar15.com/forums/board.html?b=8[/url] I just received a RRA stripped lower from Eagle Firearms, great price and great service! [url]http://www.eaglefirearms.net/[/url]
Link Posted: 11/4/2003 11:11:38 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/4/2003 1:31:24 PM EDT by watertower]
Quantico Arms has stripped Eagle Arms lowers for $85 still. Great quality and good people to deal with. There website also has a list of FFL's. It shows 3 in Idaho. Sorry, haven't looked at a map of Idaho in a long time so I don't know if these are close to you or not. The one's listed are in Boise, Idaho Falls and Meridian. Good luck finding a dealer. Scott
Link Posted: 11/4/2003 8:51:23 PM EDT
Thanks for looking those up for me, but the closest is a 6 hour (one way) drive. I could get to the Mega Machine Shop faster than that. I've been wanting to head over to the coast for a while now, maybe I should just make the trip. J
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