AR Lowers to Keep

Discussion in 'General Firearms Discussion' started by monsterdawg, Dec 22, 2015.

  1. monsterdawg

    monsterdawg Member

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    I am thinking of buying some AR lowers to keep in case laws change. I got the idea from Iraqveteran8888. Anyone have any suggestions on wheter it's a good idea?
     
  2. SWAGA

    SWAGA No longer broke... Lifetime Supporter

    You can get as many 80% lowers as you can get.
    Sell them or finish them later.....at your leisure.
     

  3. bluharley

    bluharley Member

    That's what I want to do, but I don't have a drill press or milling machine. What do you do, take it to a machine shop?
     
  4. MXGreg

    MXGreg Supporting Member

    A machine shop can't do it for you, that would be illegal. You have to finish them yourself.
     
  5. bluharley

    bluharley Member

    Great. Now I need a drill press and a milling vise....it will never end!
     
  6. duster066

    duster066 Supporting Member

    Just start buying Garands and be done with it. LOL Once you shoot one you'll never want another AR. Your most serious problem will become buying the reloading supplies so you can afford to feed it. Your next most serious problem will be saving the money to buy more Garands.:D
     
  7. Bull

    Bull Just a Man Supporting Member


    I keep coon handing my buddies...... They are awesome!
     
  8. duster066

    duster066 Supporting Member

    When I got my mod 29 Frank had another sweet Garand. I'd have bought it to if I had the money. I figure I need at least 2. One to shoot the crap out of and one to keep perfect.
     
  9. MXGreg

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  10. bluharley

    bluharley Member

    That's a nice machine. I was in machining when I was young, should have stayed with it. But this thing is out of my price range. I have to go cheap.
     
  11. moona11

    moona11 King of you Monkeys Lifetime Supporter

    I keep a few lowers on hand
     
  12. undeRGRound

    undeRGRound ROLL wif Da MOLE! Supporting Member

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    Maybe an old throwback like you, but many of us
    want a modern platform with modularity and modern ammo,
    and parts support, and so on so on so forth, and yada-yada-yada... :indeed:

    :eek:wned2:

    You cannot sell a finished 80% lower, FYI... you must keep it.

    I found a great deal on Mag Tactical lowers, whittaker guns in Owensboro KY
     
  13. undeRGRound

    undeRGRound ROLL wif Da MOLE! Supporting Member

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    :D
     
  14. undeRGRound

    undeRGRound ROLL wif Da MOLE! Supporting Member

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    One? Two? A FEW? :D Good thinking m00nerZ!
     
  15. MaryB

    MaryB Supporting Member

    Yes you can! Put a serial number on it and sell it!

     
  16. undeRGRound

    undeRGRound ROLL wif Da MOLE! Supporting Member

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    Like OU812??? ;)
    Gotta be more to it than that...
     
  17. MXGreg

    MXGreg Supporting Member

    I had heard that a few years ago, back when you could still have "build parties". Just wasn't sure what all was required.
     
  18. cicpup

    cicpup Resident PITA Supporting Member

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    Knowing our gubberment, other than filling out the proper paper work and possibly involving an administrators fee, yes it's just like that. Might need to add "V.H.Firearms". Heard tell the maker has to be stamped on it too.
     
  19. duster066

    duster066 Supporting Member

    If we survive we all become old throw backs. LOL But imo the Garand is more than a throw. It's a hell of a rifle. It's only faults are weight and capacity that can't be topped off. The M14 fixed the capacity problem. Also the AR is older than I am, it's a throw back because it works so well. I'm joking in case you couldn't tell. But if I needed a rifle and my only choices were AR or Garand I'd grab the Garand. It is a beast and a magnum gunner prefers the beasts.