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Re: AR-10 Lowers
« Reply #50 on: January 12, 2017, 09:54:42 AM »
to my knowledge as much as easily twice as much as a cheap AR15

Fixed that for ya!

Good plan.  AR-10/LR-308 are already the deep end of the pool when it comes to AR builds.  And this is one beyond that.
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    Re: AR-10 Lowers
    « Reply #51 on: January 12, 2017, 12:04:31 PM »
    One benefit of going down the AR part rabbit hole... all the ads on sites are offering me things I'm interested in, instead of items similar to what I was buying my wife and daughters for Christmas.

    Significantly less pink.

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    « Reply #53 on: January 12, 2017, 04:58:26 PM »





    Agreed.

    One benefit of going down the AR part rabbit hole... all the ads on sites are offering me things I'm interested in, instead of items similar to what I was buying my wife and daughters for Christmas.

    Significantly less pink.

     :scrutiny Hey, what's wrong with pink?

    Black is bland and boring and it isn't even "camouflage". At least pink is a closer colour to the blood of your enemies  >:D.
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    « Reply #54 on: January 12, 2017, 08:39:52 PM »
    Because then I wouldn't get too shoot them. Or I'd have to get in line :facepalm

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    « Reply #55 on: January 12, 2017, 11:09:17 PM »
    Because then I wouldn't get too shoot them. Or I'd have to get in line :facepalm

    That is the best answer you could've given  :cool.

    Blue and black tiger stripe duracoat it is then for the AR  :neener. Actually, that sounds kind of cool  :hmm.
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    Do we forget that cops were primarily still using 6 Shot Revolvers well through the mid 80's? It wasn't until after 1986 that most departments then relented and went to autos.
    Capacity wasn't really an issue then... and honestly really it's not even an issue now.
    Ray Chapman, used to say that the 125-grain Magnum load’s almost magical stopping power was the only reason to load .357 instead of .38 Special +P ammunition into a fighting revolver chambered for the Magnum round. I agree. - Massad Ayoob

    Paradoxically it is those who strive for self-reliance, who remain vigilant and ready to help others.

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    Re: AR-10 Lowers
    « Reply #56 on: January 13, 2017, 11:48:01 AM »
    I wanted a nice protective clearcoat for the aluminum. maybe some automotive grade stuff. Silver and flat black has an odd appeal to me.

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    « Reply #57 on: January 13, 2017, 12:00:22 PM »
    I took your advice and sent Gundoc pictures (we agreed that was a good place to start) he said it is an Armalite AR10 pattern, but lengthened most likely for the .30-06.

    So, I bit my tongue on this yesterday, cause who am I to question Gundoc?  (nobody is the answer in comparison of knowledge).

    However, I am curious how he determined this was an AR-10 pattern based on pics alone?  Generally the only visual indication is the slant versus radius at the intersection of the rear of the upper and lower.  But, there are guns that generally follow the DPMS pattern that still use the slant,  Notably the Mega Maten.

    My gut reaction was to tell you it was AR-10/Armalite but lengthened as well, but since it is a custom machined upper/lower, it could truly be a huge mix master of patterns.
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    Re: AR-10 Lowers
    « Reply #58 on: January 13, 2017, 01:24:27 PM »
    I actually am working with my Buddy to get in touch with the machinist who made this. It seems it may have been a trial/tooling run of something made for someone else. If I can find out who it was made for, I can learn where to get parts.

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    « Reply #59 on: February 03, 2017, 11:08:09 PM »
    So I'm starting to piece together the rest of my parts for my semi-custom 7mm-08 AR-10 build.   I've got the lower done already,  went with a Geissele G2S fire control group, and a Magpul Rifle stock and grip.

    Ordered the barrel last week from these guys: http://www.x-caliber.net/   Should be fairly nice,  they've got good reviews from what I've read online and the cost is a little more reasonable than some of the other custom barrel makers.   I went with the 22" 1:9 twist.  They were running a half price special on Cryo last month, so I went ahead and threw that in for another $40.   Should have the barrel in a couple of months.

    Tonight, I saw that AIM was running a 10% off sale,  so I grabbed a rifle length gas tube and a 15" ALG handguard.  I was considering a 17" handguard since I have a 22" barrel,  but the only one that I liked was the JLD Enterprises model, and it was double the price.
    http://www.aimsurplus.com/product.aspx?groupid=4503&name=ALG+Defense+Ergonomic+Modular+Rail+(EMR)+V3+M-LOK

    Now the part I am stuck on is what to do for the muzzle device.   The barrel will come threaded with the standard AR-10 pattern threads,  but I'm not sure what to go with.  I'd rather not have a super loud muzzle brake,  and I'd prefer something that didn't have sharp spikes on the front since I don't want it gouging into everything.    Any suggestions?

    I'm also still struggling with what to do with the cerakote color.   I'd like to do something a little odd and go with a dark blue,  but I'm not sure if I want to just do the furniture or if it would look better doing the metal parts  or various combinations of the two.   The barrel will come as polished stainless, but I'm thinking I'd probably like to get that coated a dark color. 

    Once the parts all get here, I'm thinking of sending it to Gundoc to get the upper assembled, then have it all cerakoted and slipstreamed.



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    Re: AR-10 Lowers
    « Reply #60 on: February 03, 2017, 11:19:04 PM »
    http://precisionarmament.com/product/efab-hybrid-muzzle-brake/ ?

    I added one of these to my .300 BLK, and was quite happy with it.

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    Re: AR-10 Lowers
    « Reply #61 on: February 03, 2017, 11:28:24 PM »
    That one does look interesting, haven't seen one like that before. 

    I was also considering the BCM Gunfighter or just a standard birdcage flash hider.   I'm thinking I'd like something fairly short.  Since my barrel is already 22",  I don't want to add a lot more length to it.   

    http://www.bravocompanyusa.com/BCMGUNFIGHTER-Compensator-MOD-1-7-62-300-black-p/bcm-gfc-mod-1-762.htm
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