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Been thinking of building an Ar and an Ak from a kit, but most i have seen by the time i buy the kits and a lower reciever i could buy a DPMS fully assembled. Any websites stores will be appreciated........
 

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The days for builds to save $$s seem to be about passed ... by the time you purchase all the pieces, you can buy one already assemblied ... as for the AKs, kits no longer come with barrels. Unless you can find an old kit w/barrel, just not worth the trouble ,,,
 

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Del-ton has the AR kits less stripped recievers for $465.00 + 30 shipping. You can get a lower about $80, so you got $575 in a rifle. The cheapest assemblied rifle I have seen is the S&W from CDNN that are $699 (they are out of the $599 ones.) I have not seen any new ARs for less than $600.

jtsales,Model 1 sales and Del-ton all start around $465-500 for the kits less recievers. I have been researching this alot this week because I am probably going to order a kit next week.
 

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You can save money if you are going to use higher quality parts to put together a better AR. But, to go as cheap as possible, you won't save much.
 

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classicarms are good folks...I've bought several rifles from them...they ship straight to FFL of your choice after they get FFL's #

Punch the ole Mastercard and get R Done...Good luck whichever way you go...

The only way I'd consider a kit now is if I wanted to do an ultra high end AR...neither AR's or AK's turn me on enough to do it...
 

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I have bought 3 AR kits from akpartskits (aka Blackthorne) and am pleased with them. My current A2-20" and A3-16" are Blackthorne kits. The other A3-16" kit was bought & built and sold to someone.

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How long has it been since you bought the last one? I've seen some bad reviews on their kits in the past but it seems that they have been getting good reviews lately. I've got and extra lower laying around and I'm considering their 8.5" pistol kit.
 

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I would say less than 18 months ago. I also admit they are not the best kits on the market, just one of the cheapest ($$$).

I have at least 4 stripped lowers laying around and am thinking of ordering another kit from Blackthorne. Thinking about the Dissipater (A2 handguard with 16" heavy barrel) style........

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SubGunFan said:
I would say less than 18 months ago. I also admit they are not the best kits on the market, just one of the cheapest ($$$).

I have at least 4 stripped lowers laying around and am thinking of ordering another kit from Blackthorne. Thinking about the Dissipater (A2 handguard with 16" heavy barrel) style........

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I ordered a kit yesterday from Blackthorne, should be here next Wed. Wanna sell one of those lowers you got laying around, Sub? :D
 

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Anyone have any experience with the Aero Precision's?
 

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Links are here http://www.msgunowners.com/ar-s-ak-s-silencers-class-iii-f17/57-build-t7975.htm to an inexpensive build. Less than $500 for a shooter AR. Unless anyone wants to share how do do one for less....
 

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bubbat said:
SubGunFan said:
I would say less than 18 months ago. I also admit they are not the best kits on the market, just one of the cheapest ($$$).

I have at least 4 stripped lowers laying around and am thinking of ordering another kit from Blackthorne. Thinking about the Dissipater (A2 handguard with 16" heavy barrel) style........

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I ordered a kit yesterday from Blackthorne, should be here next Wed. Wanna sell one of those lowers you got laying around, Sub? :D
bubbat, did that Blackthorne kit come in? If so how did it look?
 

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Came in Wed. It looks good to me. Waiting on lower now.
 

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bubbat,
Did you finish the Blackthorne kit and shoot it?
 
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