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Group buy on Dbl Star ar lowers

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by hardhit777, Nov 9, 2008.

  1. hardhit777

    hardhit777 Well-Known Member

  2. mattw

    mattw Well-Known Member

    You can get Essential Arms lowers for $82 without being part of a group buy and they don't have a stupid-ass looking dragon on them.
  3. hardhit777

    hardhit777 Well-Known Member

    IF you don't want in on it thats fine, 78 is the absolute max you will pay for one, with the number of them on the order it will go down further. I don't know what the final price will be per lower. Thought THR would like a heads up.

  4. mgregg85

    mgregg85 Well-Known Member

    Nice attitude there buddy.

    Thanks for the info hardhit777.
  5. ArmedBear

    ArmedBear Well-Known Member

    I have a DS lower and it works great. The little dragon logo doesn't seem to impact the function of the thing, but it looks unobtrusive, and even attractive, on the rifle.
  6. mattw

    mattw Well-Known Member

    Sorry, I guess I am just more of a minimalist in that I would rather have nothing but letters and numbers on my weapons. I can do without the pictures of mythical creatures. To me, not having illustrations on my lower is worth the extra $4.
  7. matt9052

    matt9052 Well-Known Member

    I believe there is some negative feedback about the seller on this forum. Might want to be careful.
  8. lowtech1

    lowtech1 Member

    On who? The guys who do the lower? Or the guy putting the buy together?
  9. matt9052

    matt9052 Well-Known Member

    the guy putting it together. Cue7467. Some good feedback, but a lot of unhappy people.
  10. lowtech1

    lowtech1 Member

    Care to share? I'm not seeing a way he can screw up a group buy short of taking the money and running...
  11. Seafarer12

    Seafarer12 Well-Known Member

    I am going in on it but there is going to be a big delay. This thing got bigger than he ever thought it would. I think they are up to 2000 or so lowers.
  12. Kind of Blued

    Kind of Blued Well-Known Member

    It certainly wouldn't be the first time someone has done that either...
  13. david_the_greek

    david_the_greek Well-Known Member

    On a side note, this threat god me looking up both lowers to check prices. Wow, theres some websites RIPPING people off. Saw a stripped essential arms lower for.... $175!!!!
  14. specialk123

    specialk123 Member

    Even if you get the product you pay for doesn't mean the experience was good. I've seen people running a group buy tell people that their products would ship in June and the majority of the people didn't see their stuff until January-March (and that even required LOTS of emails/phone calls/threats etc.

    IMO if its only a few extra bucks to buy something outright, its better than having to wait for everyone in the GB to pay, wait for the whole order to be processed and shipped.

    Just my $.02
  15. offthepaper

    offthepaper Well-Known Member

    for the few $ saved, I would just buy one or more outright rather than wait for a GB to get everything together. Right now, time is not your friend.
  16. MisterPX

    MisterPX Well-Known Member

    Even if the guy handling the money had a spotless record, I wouldn't expect to get those lowers anytime soon, if at all.

    Already like 1200+ ordered, gonna take a while to crank those out, after filling distributor orders, then reg. cust. orders.
  17. Hoppy590

    Hoppy590 Well-Known Member

    ya i was considering it, but that group buy outgrew its britches.
    1,200+ ( still counting!) and double star has 0 till the end of the month from my understanding

    i feel sorry for the guy running it. noble effort, but its coming back to bite him now i think
  18. wacki

    wacki Well-Known Member

    You can get superior arms receivers for $79.

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