GUN So just orderd my LPK for the lonley ar lower

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  1. JP

    JP Active Member

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    that has been siiting in a drawer since last year.

    RRA LPK with national match 2 stage trigger and ERGO ambi grip in black, going on a CMMG lower.

    I wonder how long this will take to ship from RRA :rofl:
     
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    I've built 4 lowers with RRA parts kits

    In every single one of them he bolt catch spring was larger on one side than the other. So large that it wouldn't fit in the hole and I either had to replace it or squeeze the end until it was smaller.

    moral of the story?

    fuck RRA LPK's
     
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    I got a RRA LPK over the weekend at a gun shop. I ordered 2 DPMS kits online last week and it hasn't processed yet. Who knows when those will show up.
     
  4. JP

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    can just buy a new spring for the cheap :dunno:

    I didnt really want to pay 100+ for a dpms lpk when i wasnt getting anything extra. God i should have bought more when i got my bushmaster for 40 bucks last year. :rofl:
     
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    IIRC panzer still has a stripped lower from 2006 :rofl:
     
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    fuck :rofl:

    I haven't shot the one that's complete yet :o
     
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    well shit update on this, the LPK finally arrived about a month and a half ago.

    :rofl:

    orderd build riviets and parts for my romy G also, time to start building again.
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    Damn, that took awhile. I probably get a shipment of Armalite LPKs every ten days or so.
     
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    :wtf: where did you order from? I ordered direct from RRA during the height of the obama-drama and it maybe took about 5-6 weeks to ship :rofl:
     
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    direct from rra

    ordered march and didnt get shit until july
     
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    Rock River Arms Order Receipt Confirmation: March 20th
    UPS Ship Notification: Scheduled Delivery: April 15th
     
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    :ugh::ugh::ugh::ugh:

    I hate to be the one telling you this, but you're doing it wrong!

    The bolt catch spring is frequently confused with the disconnecter spring!!! The disconnecter spring has a fat coil so that it will catch in the trigger and stay secure. If you put a spring that did NOT have a fat end into the trigger, you've done it wrong. I'm 90% sure you've made this mistake.

    I know this because i discovered i made the same mistake before :hs:
     
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    :werd:

    i thought something was funny when he was saying that the bolt catch was larger on one side. i couldnt think of the other spring, but yes, its the disconnector.
     
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    they've all worked fine
     
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    why would the disconnector spring need to catch the trigger? once, everything is assembled it cant go anywhere.
     
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    between the disconnector and the receiver. let me try to find a pic or something
     
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    hmm time to pull up a chair
     
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    i cant remember for the life of me where exactly the spring goes (the one that is shaped like a cone), but it's either between the receiver and the trigger, or the trigger and disconnector:

    [​IMG]

    based on the instructions from AR15:

    the bolded part indicating the spring in question.

    that leads me to believe its the upper red line in the photo i posted.
     
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    I see what you mean about one end being slightly larger than the other to hold it in the trigger. But once the disconnector is installed the spring isn't going anywhere, at least I can't see how it would.

    :dunno:
     
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    correct. in that diagram its already installed on the trigger.
     
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    Yes I know, and then you install the disconnector over it and put a pin through it. How would the spring get out of there? IE: why would it need to be larger on one side to hold it in there. Unless it's just for ease of installation. This happened to me on the first AR I built in 06, and it never had an issue.
     
  23. JP

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    what is everyones favorite method for poping in the takedown/pivot detent?

    this took me 3x longer than anything else with my first build.
     
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    i think its shaped like a cone just so that it doesnt rock from side to side

    i.e. \ or / instead of like |

    if that makes sense?
     
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