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Posted: 1/11/2006 5:23:26 PM EDT
All I'm missing is a stripped upper and a stripper lower - and I've got one very ugly, but very functional 18" 1:9 AR15!

It'll eventually manifest itself as an 18" 1:9 Dissipator (rifle length gas) with standard handguards, A1 upper, Redi-Mag, XS tritium front sight, stock trigger & grip, and stock. My only problem is...I have a telestock with no sling....and an old A1 buttstock with a Bushmaster/JFS sling.

lol....wallah! Truck gun! lol.....

In another month I'll post pics....does anyone else have a franken AR made out of spare.....unwanted parts otherwise forgotten about? This gun will be a compilation of shit since 2001!
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:26:06 PM EDT
I think I have enough to completely assemble one. It would mean putting a 16" post ban barrel on an SP1 upper receiver, so I haven't done it. I have a complete lower ready to go, one of these days I'll build something for it.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:27:07 PM EDT
I could build five right now, limited by spare lower receivers.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:28:56 PM EDT
I just need a stripped upper to complete another one.

Max
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:30:37 PM EDT

Originally Posted By mongo001:
I could build five right now, limited by spare lower receivers.



You need to buy about 8 or 9 lowers. Then you could justify buying more parts!!
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:47:52 PM EDT

Originally Posted By gus:

Originally Posted By mongo001:
I could build five right now, limited by spare lower receivers.



You need to buy about 8 or 9 lowers. Then you could justify buying more parts!!



A sneak peak into one of my safes:





I got parts.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:49:12 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/11/2006 5:49:51 PM EDT by Wipeout]
Mabye

My spare parts box.

Outside


Top


First pull out for AR stuff (the 2nd one has some AR stuff...but its not nearly as organized)


that spot on the side holds grips, rail covers, stuff like that.


Hmmm...I think I'm actually getting kind of low....
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:49:57 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:51:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/11/2006 5:52:04 PM EDT by mongo001]

Originally Posted By BravoCompanyUSA:

Originally Posted By mongo001:
I could build five right now, limited by spare lower receivers.



mongo,
those sweet uppers deserve a lower . . . .it's the right thing to do.



What I meant was that I have five lowers ready to go right now, but I have enough parts to build at least another dozen uppers.

I actually have more parts than time to build with.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:55:07 PM EDT
lol...

and here I was thinking I was special
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 5:59:41 PM EDT

Originally Posted By mongo001:

Originally Posted By BravoCompanyUSA:

Originally Posted By mongo001:
I could build five right now, limited by spare lower receivers.



mongo,
those sweet uppers deserve a lower . . . .it's the right thing to do.



What I meant was that I have five lowers ready to go right now, but I have enough parts to build at least another dozen uppers.

I actually have more parts than time to build with.



So like I said earlier, you could buy 9 stripped lowers, and thus justify buying enough more parts to build another 2 uppers (than you already have parts to build).
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 6:21:53 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/11/2006 6:22:36 PM EDT by cowboyrick]
Here is the spare parts gun I completed about a month ago. After going through my parts I realized all I needed was a striped upper reciever and a gas tube.

Link Posted: 1/11/2006 6:22:42 PM EDT
There should be a Franken-AR picture thread.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 6:22:45 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/11/2006 6:24:05 PM EDT by mongo001]
Pic already fixed above.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 6:27:51 PM EDT
Got tons of extra parts, enough for two to three builds, but the way I look at it is that each single part will manifest into a complete rifle someday, making a hundred rifles

one roll pin = one Rifle
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 6:34:29 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/11/2006 6:34:50 PM EDT by mongo001]

Originally Posted By YardDogOne:
one roll pin = one Rifle



I think I have about 600 ejcection port door hinge pin "C" clips. I need a larger safe.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 6:43:47 PM EDT
I like that logic....

I now know what to do with that extra gapper on the shelf
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 6:45:38 PM EDT

Originally Posted By mongo001:

Originally Posted By YardDogOne:
one roll pin = one Rifle



I think I have about 600 ejcection port door hinge pin "C" clips. I need a larger safe.



You wanna get rid of some of those clips?..Let me know..I can find homes for them..
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 7:46:20 PM EDT
all my spare parts normally end up being given away to friends or famly who need stuff.. ONly things I've got left are some fireing pins, a stock, couple buffers anda YHM FF forend
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 7:49:46 PM EDT
need an LPK and upper...
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 7:50:01 PM EDT
Building mine currently.. Jeez the disease is bad.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 8:38:31 PM EDT
I am a few parts shy of another, but I'm also running out of safe space. I have to be very careful when pulling anything out because one wrong move could cause a catastrophic domino effect in the safe.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 8:40:53 PM EDT
I just finished my middy build last month, now it's about time for another.

For my next build I only need a barrel, gas tube, stripped lower and a buttstock set, I already got the rest of the parts as my spares.

I'm going to do a 20" A3 rifle with mostly CMT/ Stag parts.
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 2:45:35 AM EDT
all of my spare parts belong to a "project build"

Link Posted: 1/12/2006 2:58:30 AM EDT
Holy Smokes NO LOL
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 4:35:29 AM EDT
I don't quite have enough parts just yet, but at the rate I'm going it should not be long....
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 4:40:52 AM EDT
Just need a lower.... grip and 4 pos butt already waiting.
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 5:11:07 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/12/2006 5:11:30 AM EDT by Stickman]
This is my box that goes with me to classes. There is enough in both levels to fix most any broken parts, or rebuild whatever is needed. The rest of my parts, tools, and larger items obviously don't travel with me on a regular basis, and are stored accorindgly.

I've got some spare parts.


Link Posted: 1/12/2006 5:13:31 AM EDT
I am not worthy to even post in this thread.
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 5:15:26 AM EDT
Any man who considers sprayng an AR15 with primer grey is worthy enough to post in this thread.... You've got to have extra parts laying around to even think that way!
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 5:16:58 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/12/2006 5:17:14 AM EDT by Hokie]

Originally Posted By Stickman:
Any man who considers sprayng an AR15 with primer grey is worthy enough to post in this thread.... You've got to have extra parts laying around to even think that way!



lol...I'll raise my 16oz Pabst Blue Ribbon Pounder to that!
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 6:07:14 AM EDT
When i grow up I wanna' be Stickman!
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 6:29:21 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/12/2006 6:30:57 AM EDT by Stickman]

Originally Posted By uxb:
When i grow up I wanna' be Stickman!




No you don't, it hurts too much.
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 8:54:02 AM EDT
I realized I was exactly one gas tube short of a 20" gov't A2 one day, so I got out my camera and posted a bunch of parts on the EE. They all sold in like 15 minutes.

I decided I really didn't want another 20" rifle, you see, so the money went towards building a carbine.

Now I'm starting to pile up parts again. I really don't know how it happens, it's like they reproduce or something in there.

Link Posted: 1/12/2006 11:00:06 AM EDT
You've now discovered the secret reproductive cycle of the AR15... I started selling off spare parts after I found one day I had enough to build a whole new rifle, despite that effort I am still accumulating parts for yet another rifle at a rapid rate.
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 11:10:14 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 12:46:34 PM EDT
I'm short a barrel and gas tube to build another rifle type. Just peddled some AK stuff to get at least halfway to a Bushie A2 barrel assy, but have to figure out a way to squeeze out the other half.

Anyone have a Colt or Bushie A2 type barrel they want to sell Cheeeeep?
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 12:59:53 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Aimless:
Almost, I'm short an upper receiver.




You're not telling us you dont know where to find one are ya



Aimless
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Link Posted: 1/12/2006 2:18:46 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/12/2006 2:59:37 PM EDT by WIZZO_ARAKM14]
I have 2 sets of FCG parts, a 4 position aluminum stock, and a 20" Bushmaster post ban barrel.

I figure I can get into my next build for around $400-$500 if I do a little searching.

I'll need an upper, B/C/CH, lower, gas tube, LPK springs and detents, possible float tube, and BUIS.

WIZZO

EDIT: Pic
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 5:49:49 PM EDT
sAME THING
Link Posted: 1/13/2006 1:06:13 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Stickman:
This is my box that goes with me to classes. There is enough in both levels to fix most any broken parts, or rebuild whatever is needed. The rest of my parts, tools, and larger items obviously don't travel with me on a regular basis, and are stored accorindgly.

I've got some spare parts.


www.airforcesecuritypolice.com/invisionboard/uploads/post-3-1112639783.jpg



Did you just make this kit up yourself? I have been looking for a prepackaged kit of parts. Bushmaster or Rock River sells replacement kits, but they are parts for a single rifle. So, you have to order individual parts if you want, e.g. 3 cam pins or 5 extractors. I wish someone like Brownells would sell a kit of the more common parts that have to be replaced regularly, similar to your kit. Great job, by the way.

What class do you teach for AR owners?
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