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Posted: 2/1/2011 11:03:36 AM EDT
Would like to rebuild one of my uppers into a KISS rifle.

Of the brands I've found available, none are brands I consider "high-quality", though I might be wrong.

Link Posted: 2/1/2011 11:17:08 AM EDT
What "high quality" brand are you looking for?
Link Posted: 2/1/2011 11:19:36 AM EDT
Complete A1 milsurp uppers pop up every once in a while. Sometimes they're beaters, sometimes they're cherry. I had the fortune of finding a dealer that had a few at a local gun show a couple years ago for $300 each. Arsenal refinished upper, brand new and unfired SAK barrel, brand new triangle handguards, and a brand new Colt bolt group. With the understanding that SAK (Saco Defense) barrels were only installed as replacements, and that the upper receiver was refinished, I believe the upper was rebuilt and put away by the .mil some years ago.

Sadly, your chances of finding the same deal are not so good.
Link Posted: 2/1/2011 11:23:23 AM EDT
Bushmaster makes one, so does Nodak

You can find used colt's if you look around, I can't remember off hand who carries them.

Not sure what exactly you are looking for to be "high quality"
Link Posted: 2/1/2011 11:24:14 AM EDT
Fulton Armory sells a complete A1 upper.

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Link Posted: 2/1/2011 11:28:27 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/1/2011 11:31:52 AM EDT by altopwescap]
I've picked up several milsurp A1 and A2 uppers here in Michigan. Colts, FNs and a couple of PMs on pre-ban retro builds.
Link Posted: 2/1/2011 12:28:34 PM EDT
Get the real deal here
Link Posted: 2/1/2011 12:32:26 PM EDT
NODAK SPUD.....for the win
Link Posted: 2/1/2011 2:17:54 PM EDT
APEX has like new Colt A1 uppers for $150.00, complete with rear sight, FA and ejection port cover. They also have Colt bolts/carriers
Link Posted: 2/1/2011 5:46:27 PM EDT
You all got there for me. Thanks!

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