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AR stripped lowers: What would you pay?

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  1. USAF_Vet

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    A gun shop near where I work is advertising stripped Aero Precision AR lowers. I know a good deal when I see one, so I'm swinging by after work and picking one up for a future build.

    What is the top end, dollar wise, that you would spend on a stripped lower?

    What is the best deal you've gotten for one?
     
  2. taliv

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    $50-80
     
  3. MtnCreek

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    They sell for about $100. So if that was the one I wanted I'd add cost of delivery and transfer and use that as a basis for what I'd be willing to pay at the local FFL.

    I don't remember an exact price, but I've bought RRA lowers for around $75 new. I think they go for twice that now.
     
  4. ArchAngelCD

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    I paid $75.
     
  5. hatt

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    $125 is top dollar buying local.
     
  6. Outlaw Man

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    I was thinking in that $100-125 range, myself.

    If it was something really unique or unusual, I might go up a little from that, but barring any truly custom work or special materials it's still just a machined chunk of aluminum.
     
  7. Rottweiler

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    80 bux tops
     
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    59-69.
     
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    If you're curious about the Aero Precision lower quality, my AR sports one and it is top notch quality. Mated perfectly with a Spike's upper (If my research is correct, Spike's receivers are made by Aero Precision but stamped with the Spike's name). I paid $76 on sale at Brownells last year before all the hoopla, but they are showing $99.99 now.
     
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    My local shop has them for $125. I can get them a bit cheaper from PSA, but sometimes its worth spending $20 extra for the convenience.
     
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    $100 shipped for an average 7075 forged lower.
     
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    The transfer cost is the real joker in the deck; some FFL's are asking as much for that as what the lower cost. LGS gets $125 or 10% of the value of the gun; whichever is greater. So sense buying anywhere but his place..
     
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    I ask because a local ffl has them in stock for $85+ tax. No shipping or transfer costs associated.
     
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    For a high quality forged lower, I'd pay up to $100.


    Or find another FFL. That fee is rediculous...
     
  15. wally

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    Primary Arms (which is local to me) had Aero Precision stripped lowers on sale for $69.95+tax. I drove down and picked one up. The lack of shipping and transfer fee made it a good deal. He said he'd sold 300 that morning and I got one of the last ones.


    Around here a FFL transfer runs $20-25.
     
  16. herrwalther

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    Local shop I visited the other day had them for $122 minus tax. A little too much to pay for a serial number to me. Complete lowers were only 250 with 6 position stock, much better deal.
     
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    125 bucks for a transfer ouch! My place gets 15 bucks.
     
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    Palmetto State Armory is selling blemished lowers for $60 right now.
     
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    This and only this.
     
  20. newfalguy101

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    I have been selling them for $119 + sales tax
     
  21. goon

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    $59 for the stripped pictogram lowers PSA is selling right now, or wait til they are throwing in a parts kit for $99.
     
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    $50-80 locally.
     
  23. MistWolf

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    For that price, I'd buy at least two Aero Precision lowers
     
  24. tactikel

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    My Aero precision receiver was $85.95 from Brownell's. max I'd pay is $95.
    BTW it has served me well.
     
  25. acmax95

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    I have bought Anderson lowers for around $80. I think $125 is the most I would pay for a stripped lower.
     
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