GUN What do you guys think about DPMS AR-15 parts kits?

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  1. Cannondale

    Cannondale OT Supporter

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    I just bought one of their ultimate kits and a broken shell extractor for my AR. :dunno:
     
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    Are you including LPKs in this?

    If so, I have a DPMS LPK and it's worked great so far. :dunno:
     
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    The kit is basically all the springs minus the recoil spring, pins, a firing pin, extractor, etc. It's all wear parts, I thought it was nice to buy them all together instead of separately. I have plenty of parts for my mosin and figured having some spare AR parts wouldn't be a bad idea. I have a factory built S&W and I haven't replaced any parts yet, I just wondered if the general consensus on DPMS would be positive.
     
  4. A DPMS LPK is fine. Now, we all know it's uber-1337 shit, but it does what it's supposed to do.
     
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    It SUCKS.

    I have bought and used two DPMS parts kits in the last 6 months, as the siren call of $49 LPKs was just too much to resist. Their triggers have a ridiculously long creep that gives Glock triggers a good name.

    If you call pete at legal-transfers, he'll sell you a RRA LPK below MAP.
     
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    i like the bushy lpk in my ar
     
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    Mine has very very little creep...
     
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    dpms ftl :hs:
     
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    I have one and the trigger pin keeps walking out on me. :mad:
     
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    DPMS LPK in my rifle has a really good single-stage trigger. ~2-3mm of travel, no creep, steady pull.

    Perhaps they've changed suppliers/designs for the worse? :dunno:
     
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    lol

    He just bought a bunch of NDS receivers
     
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