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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/10/2005 12:42:59 PM EDT
I have all my parts together finally for my first lower build. I realize you dont have to have punches but I would like to have the right tools around anyway. What sizes and types of punches do I need to put a RRA stripped lower, RRA lpk, A2 stock , and NM trigger together. Are there any other tools I would need other than basic hand tools. I have an AR combo wrench already.
Thanks.
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 1:49:55 PM EDT
I bought the roll pin, and flat taper punches from sears - and they are a good set at about $19.95 each.

Lifetime warranty and they include all the necessary sizes.

Might consider a brass punch set or even small (4 and 8 oz.) brass hammers to aid.

Sears punches
Sears long punches
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 2:30:39 PM EDT
You only need 4 punches for a COMPLETE AR-15 build:

1/16" pin punch
3/32" pin punch

3/32" roll pin punch
1/8" roll pin punch
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 2:34:22 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/10/2005 2:34:41 PM EDT by chaos4570]
Do it with ball point pens.. you dont need no stinking punches
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 3:56:40 PM EDT
Thanks guys. I was planning on a trip to sears since it is only 5 mins from the house. I just needed the right sizes.
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