Finally got the AR Done :D

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  1. jefnvk

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    Well, I finally got my build done. Parts came from Del-Ton yesterday, although I was still on the way home from college, but today, she got put together.

    The gun has a DPMS lower, and is paired with a Del-Ton A2 rifle kit. Total cost was $606 dollars, not counting magazines. I got three USGI mags at $10 each, and was lucky enough to find one LEO only marked one.

    Total time took 3 hours, although I was being distracted by teh Busch race. Could have gone much quicker. Spent probably a half hour loking for a missing hammer pin and trigger roll pin.

    To anyone considering building, I would definitely reccomend roll pin punches.

    Anyway, here are some pics.

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    Finish doesn't exactly match, and the selector and trigger really don't match. But at over a $250 savings from the lowest priced Bushy and RRA that I could find, I don't mind.
     
  2. Darkmind

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    Looks really good! Good job brotha man!
     
  3. wasrjoe

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    You can always get it refinished later anyhow. Looks good!
     
  4. Bufford t. Justice

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    Good job. Now for some custom camo??? :D
     
  5. Canuck-IL

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    Looks very good - and I love the price...where did you pick up the Del-ton kit? Have you a web reference? Thanks
    /Bryan
     
  6. Canuck-IL

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    Never mind - google just woke up!
    /Bryan
     
  7. jefnvk

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    Nopt camo, but I did see an AR with a copper orange stock once. May try that, the gun simply looked sharp.
     
  8. BusMaster007

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    Good lookin' AR15, and she's YOURS.
    Good job. :)
     
  9. jefnvk

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    Two questions for any AR gurus here:
    1) Is the buttstock being a tid bit wobbly going to cause any problems?
    2) Anyone know where to find the Army 25m sight in targets?
     
  10. ACP230

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    Gun Parts Corp., has some 25 yard military surplus targets.

    Nice looking rifle.
     
  11. YammyMonkey

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    Maryland AR-15 has a good zeroing method. It works very well on my rifle, only need moderate hold over to hit an 18" steel plate at 300yds.

    Just read the whole thing first. They only mention the 2-click sights until partway through. Then they mention something abou the 4-click version so I had to redo the whole allen key thing. Sounds kinda complicated but if you follow the directions it's pretty simple.
     
  12. g56

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    Looks good!

    It shouldn't be wobbly, did you tighten up the buffer tube? Install the spacer between the tube and the back of the stock?

    You can usually clear up any color mismatch with a coating of CLP applied with a black (or at least dark color) cloth, use a white cloth and it will often make the finish look blotchy from lint. The stripped lowers are usually shipped dry, which makes them look a lighter color than the uppers which are usually oiled.
     
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