GUN Building Custom AR-15

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  1. speeddreamz

    speeddreamz OT Supporter

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    So, I've heard that custom building an AR-15 is cheaper than buying a premade model...


    any thoughts on that? (Must be California LEGAL)

    How do i start?

    can anyone list the components I need to build?
     
  2. Soybomb

    Soybomb New Member

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    I don't think that is really true. I wouldn't build a custom ar to save money.
     
  3. Paul Revere

    Paul Revere OT Supporter

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    go to calguns.net
     
  4. itchiban

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    I think it could be done if you really scoured for bargains on parts, some will probably be used though. But Soy is right, you would build a custom AR for a specific purpose and lowering expense usually isn't one of them. Being in Cali, I would proabably start with an off list lower and go from there for the lower half. Then just order a complete upper and call it a day.
     
  5. Sardaukar

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    You live in CA. You're fucked.





    What part?
     
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    Custom AR, what usage? Go to calguns.
     
  7. Tarawa

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    I'm "building" an AR-10 and I am going to save some money. Not enough to buy another firearm but every little bit counts.:)


    I put the building in quotations because this is basically what I'm doing. I have my lower sans the butt stock and buffer tube(I'm getting a Magpul PRS). When Armalite makes the .338 federal upper on sale by itself, I will by that completed by Armalite. Then its just putting the gadgets on!

    Good luck being in the People's Republic!




    Semper Fi
     
  8. Captain Haddock

    Captain Haddock Blistering Barnacles OT Supporter

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    It could end up being cheaper if you want aftermarket parts
     
  9. KNYTE

    KNYTE I'm Not Kidding.

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    Move out of California.
     
  10. Ghostrider4450

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    Such a cool and informative post. Will read again. :ugh2:
     
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    Painkiller The Synarchy of Molten Bones

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    it's true
     
  12. Sardaukar

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    Where did the thread starter go?
     
  13. Paul Revere

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    true: yes
    easy: not always

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  14. speeddreamz

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    Got discouraged. Can someone help me with parts I need, or a recommendation on one put together already (legally)
     
  15. nsxrebel

    nsxrebel New Member

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    I'm from the People's Republic of Kalifornia and I own two post-ban AR's, registered with the DOJ and all. Being in the military has it's perks, and looking into law enforcement as well. ;)
     
  16. tpliquid

    tpliquid Oh hi, My GF has been upgraded ^ OT Supporter

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    bullet button + 10 rds
     
  17. Hathegkla

    Hathegkla New Member

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    I'd go with a pre built Stag Arms model, you will have no problems and has a lifetime warranty plus free shipping if it needs repairs. its a little more expensive than building but its worth it in the long run.

    for CA compliant guns go to Lanworld Inc. they will install the bullet button for free and specialize in AR-15's and other shit specifically for CA.

    http://www.lanworldinc.com/ar15.html
     
  18. Sardaukar

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    A citizen of CA doesn't need to be military in order to own a "post ban" AR-15. I've got three. :dunno:
     
  19. nsxrebel

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    Please explain. I haven't kept up to date with regards to this. Do you have one of those legal " CA AR's" without removable magazines? I bought mine out of state, and I have multiple 30 round magazines including a Beta 100 rd mag.
     
  20. speeddreamz

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    so i just buy this one and im good to go?

    [​IMG]

    Stag Model 2T
    Caliber: 5.56 Nato Chamber
    Upper: Forged and Mil Spec.
    Sights: Ships with either an A.R.M.S. #40L, Front Post
    Barrel: 16" Chrome Lined 1/9 Twist
    Selector: Standard
    Magazine: 30 Round (10 Round for California)
    Stock: 6 Position Collapsible
    Hand guard: Samson MRFS-C Rail
    Includes life-time warranty and hard case
    Right Handed $1,104.00: SA2T
    Left Handed $1,121.25: SA2TL

    What would I want to get in addition to this...any parts changed out? why or why not? Again complete newb to this. I obviously want a scope of some sort .
     
  21. nsxrebel

    nsxrebel New Member

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    Keep in mind that the rifle you get will not look like that, well at least the magazine. You will get one that is permanently attached (obviously) but will be a 10 rd short mag. Other than that , yeah that's more or less what you'll end up with.
     
  22. Ghostrider4450

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    Out of my mind, brb never.
    If the magazine is pinned, I thought you could have all the baby killing features, plus a 30rnd mag? :dunno:
     
  23. KNYTE

    KNYTE I'm Not Kidding.

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    By living in California and paying state/sales tax a gun owner is essentially funding the restriction of his own rights.
     
  24. PanzerAce

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    negative, can't have 30s on a pinned setup.
     
  25. nsxrebel

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    Nope, 10 rds fixed magazine. You will have the other features like pistol grip, bayonnet lug, colapsable buttstock, etc. Gotta break it down shot gun style to reload. Unless you are military/law enforcement(like me), I still don't see how any joe citizen can have a post-ban assault rifle in CA like Sardaukar says.
     

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