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Posted: 9/11/2003 9:50:02 AM EDT
Hi,
This is my first post. I have been seduced by the idea to build my own AR15. I know very little about the AR15, I have just started learning. This will be my first long arm. I want this first rifle to be M4 A3 post-ban carbine. I want recommendations on what parts to build it with, brands, styles etc. I assume there is a post somewhere comparing the different brands and styles of different uppers and lowers etc. If there is, I would appreciate a link. Just from browsing I have found so many brands that I have never heard of. I want to definitely stay under $800 (preferably around $600) to start with the possibility to upgrade in the future. I would like eventually to have a red dot sight and a mounted scope. I am not opposed to buying used. I would also like to be able to attach a side mounted light probably surefire. This project is for fun and experience. Not a weapon I will use for home or other protection, although my requirements for accuracy and quality dictate that it could be. I'm in Columbus, Ohio.
Link Posted: 9/11/2003 12:57:49 PM EDT
Okay, my recommendation is that you start with one of the DPMS, chromelined 1/7, barrels (16" or 14.5") from [url=ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=7&f=22&t=156897]CMMG[/url] on the EE!, Jeff or John at CMMG can even set you up with a complete upper assembly, and any of the other parts for your build. I would also recommend the Cavalry Arms stocks and furniture, available from [url=ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=7&f=22&t=165879]Adrenaline_Arms[/url], also on the EE!
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