I was extremely happy about getting my Post Band M-4 upper on Saturday from my FFl! I really wanted this rifle and I am very happy to get it.I know Bushmaster makes a great product.
However, don't make the mistake that I made when ordering rifles from Bushmaster.
I had my FFl place an order for a complete Busmaster lower and an upper without the bolt/carrier.I normally don't do this! I always buy a complete rifle.Anyway,they were ordered on the same day.
I bought a New Bushmaster bolt and carrier off this board( equipment exchange) because I read (several threads) that Bushmaster was way behind in producing those parts. I felt that I could expedite things by securing difficult to find parts. Their own sales person thought this was a good idea. This was a mistake, don't do this!
The lower was mailed first arriving only days after the order. The upper arrived this Saturday about 3 weeks later after the order
was made ( Thanks Jarrod!).
The upper arrived without any paper work,
case, sling , mag, catalog etc. and without
a warranty registration card.
I sent a message to customer service and was advised that they will only warrant a complete rifle built by Bushmaster. They state further, that they only have a record of complete lower purchase,(what about the upper?), and that they will mail me a Bushmaster catalog in a month- how nice.
I guess I should have know this. I assumed that Bushmater would have a warranty on the lower and upper that I bought. I don't expect one on the bolt/carrier.
I hurt myself by not buying the complete rifle. Because I bought the bolt/carrier
( did I mention a new Bushmaster bolt/carrier ) I lost all warranty coverage even though I have a 100% brand new Bushmaster rifle. What a deal I made.
... By the way Bushmaster's reply message wouldn't win any awards for compassion.
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