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Posted: 9/18/2004 1:51:38 PM EDT
I just finished my first AR build today. A M4 clone in all of its NO BAN glory!

Its a Model 1 Sales M4 kit with a permanently attached Phantom flash hider and 6 position stock on a Stag forged lower. Arms low flip up rear sight and Eotech Holosight.

Everything went together great and Walt's book was a big help, Thanks Walt!

The only problem I ran into during the build was installing that darn pivot pin detent and spring. After launching TWO sets of detents and springs into outer-space I went to ACE Hardware and bought a 15/64 brass door hinge pin and drilled a hole in it to make my own pivot pin detent install tool. It worked great!



The sights and the Eotech co-locate perfectly, so I don't even have to pull off the Eotech to use the iron sights.




Now all I need is a bayonet, sling, and some ammo!
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 3:02:11 PM EDT
Very nice !!! If your like everyone else it won't be your last....
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 4:14:21 PM EDT
get an Eagle 3pt sling. i have 2 of them.
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 5:43:09 PM EDT

Originally Posted By ebgb68:
Very nice !!! If your like everyone else it won't be your last....

I have 2 other lowers and 2 kits to put togeather. An A2 Dissipator and an A2 20".
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 6:16:02 PM EDT
Awesome AR, and great pics!!!

Congratulations on a job well done!!!
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 7:40:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/18/2004 7:43:35 PM EDT by bfieldburt]
Great lookin' gun. I'm about to do something very similiar. I'm new here so I don't know about "Walt's book". Got a link for this book? Where can I read it/ buy it? Oh...wait! Just found it.

Link Posted: 9/18/2004 7:55:22 PM EDT
Good job!
This is the exact configuration of my next build . Just need a little more cash to pull it off.
Link Posted: 9/19/2004 3:10:35 PM EDT
Some fine pics and a fine weapon there, sir!
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