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Posted: 2/23/2006 5:19:23 PM EDT
Are the Superior Arms lowers the only ones that can be had for under a hundred clams these days? Or did I overlook one somewhere? TIA
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 5:33:26 PM EDT
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cruise through the EE under "Complete Firearms and Lower Rec."
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 5:54:43 PM EDT
I picked up three superiors a few months ago. Very nice and definitely worth the green!
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 6:27:24 PM EDT
If you keep a close eye out you'll see RRA lowers around $99 once in a while. With recent price hikes though, that may be a thing of the past.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 6:36:13 PM EDT
I must not have been hitting the right dealers sites. I just went through every link in the industry section and found some pretty fair deals on lowers for under $100, some include shipping for under a bill too. Just needed to look harder, I guess.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 6:43:22 PM EDT
I got my Stag lower for $75
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 7:14:24 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 6:13:28 PM EDT by txgp17]
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 4:09:51 AM EDT
Plus 1 you can find RRA lowers for upper a 100 if you shop
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 4:29:23 AM EDT
lowers that i have paid $100 for +/- 5

double star

think dennysguns lowers are going for 105 right now.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 9:53:38 AM EDT
eaglefirearms.net has Stag lowers for $95. $90 if you buy 3+. Give Chris a call, he's great to deal with and their customer service is top notch.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 9:57:24 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 2/24/2006 10:49:42 AM EDT
Yea get what you pay for.
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Link Posted: 2/24/2006 10:53:40 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Aimless:

Originally Posted By WS4LIF:
Yea get what you pay for.

What he means is that if you don't pay $150+ for a stripped lower then it is crap. Oh yeah, it has to say "Colt" on it too.

Sometimes you get less than what you pay for too.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 10:58:08 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 10:59:12 AM EDT by WS4LIF]
In MY OPINION.......

I have handled about 10 different brands of lowers. The worst out of the bunch was Oly, Stag, RRA, Mega.

I think Mega's have the nicest machine marks and nicest finish but they are often too thick and I have had to drill out many pin holes and most don't drop free mags. Stags also seem to have tight mag wells.....again...this is just based on my experience. There's nothing wrong with getting a good deal on lowers or any ar-15 parts and there are plenty of bargins out there. But you don't want the hassle of not having mags drop free over a saving of $30.

I think the best budget lowers I have found are DPMS. Looking forward to trying the Essential Arms lowers.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 11:06:00 AM EDT
I will agree that the Oly I had sucked, but the Superior lowers that I have are very good for the price. I also have a RRA that I have ZERO problems with.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 11:07:40 AM EDT
And I've had RRA that I couldn't even put an upper on because they were so out of wack. I also don't like the RRA dull finish.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:31:36 PM EDT
I am by no means new at this, I've built guns on Oly, DPMS, PWA, Eagle, Colt, and Superior Arms lowers. Never had a single problem with any of those lowers. I'll admit I've had a couple of out of spec parts give me trouble, but never with a lower. I'm trying to stay away from the Mega's because of finish problems relating to engraving, but I don't think I'd have any problem putting one togather. I simply find myself in need of at least 3 more lowers, and since I've never had any problems with the under a hundred clams lowers, I'll stick with them until I do.
Aimless those Essential Lowers may be the ticket, any idea when they'll be available?
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 8:14:37 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 8:36:43 PM EDT
built 3 stags with no problem...price has gone up on them a little since I bought mine in October, but $90 each shipped for 3 or more is a steal still. Title2.com
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 8:45:30 PM EDT
I got my Superior for $80. It was a hell of a deal.

I got one of my Rock River's for $90. This was about the best deal I ever got on a lower. Absolutely the best quality lower I have had (nothing special about the Colt or Bushmaster lowers).

Link Posted: 2/24/2006 9:58:03 PM EDT
I used Mega. Not a single problem with mags dropping free. RRA lower parts kit fit like a glove. RRA upper fits the lower perfectly. Couldn't be happier.

I've compared it with Colt, Bushmaster, DPMS and Olympic and every time I walk away more impressed with the Mega.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 10:29:31 PM EDT
JoeKen has Hexxe fiber lowers in the SGN for $69.


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Link Posted: 2/25/2006 4:05:45 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/25/2006 5:45:32 PM EDT by VT_K9]
Check out Essential Arms. I have had two of their preban lowers (still have one for SBR). I have two of their new lowers and I cannot complain for the price. They also make a steel lower.


Edited as coffee was received and I am better now
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 4:55:23 AM EDT

Originally Posted By VT_K9:
Check out Essetail Arms. I have had two of their pregan lowers (still have one for SBR). I have two of their new lowers and I cannot complain for the price. They also make a steel lower.


Get this man some coffee STAT!

Link Posted: 2/25/2006 4:41:38 PM EDT
Hey guys the EA lowers are available now, I called this afternoon to confirm. Nice fella to talk with as well.
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