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Posted: 1/30/2011 1:20:30 PM EDT
So I looked all around here and got a good idea for what I'm getting myself into.

Basically I already have a virgin lower that was purchased as a pistol and am looking to build it up and throw a shorty upper on it.

My curiosity is, if I put a regular m4 style buffer tube on with NO stock, is that a no no or does it not matter, as long as I never attack a stock to the buffer tube?
Link Posted: 1/30/2011 1:47:44 PM EDT
You can't put on on that will accept a stock.

I'm working on a build myself and I just went with the spikes tactical kit.
Link Posted: 1/30/2011 1:53:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/30/2011 1:55:06 PM EDT by vermont2nd]
Link Posted: 1/30/2011 3:38:38 PM EDT
Originally Posted By vermont2nd:
Originally Posted By TheMirage:
You can't put on on that will accept a stock.


Incorrect. You can use any buffer tube/receiver extension that you like. Some people will modify the tube so that it can not accept a stock, but it's not required.


Thanks! I was curious because I already have a spare buffer tube sitting around and I'm trying to save money where ever possible.

Thanks again!
Link Posted: 1/31/2011 12:00:41 PM EDT
So you can use a standard AR lower with a standard buffer tube for a pistol AR, as long as there's no stock on it (and no vertical grip on the handguards as well)?
Link Posted: 1/31/2011 1:02:43 PM EDT
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