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Wait time at Model 1 Sales?

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by minutemen1776, Jul 9, 2009.

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  1. minutemen1776

    minutemen1776 Member

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    I have been considering buying a new AR15 upper, but I had delayed to consider what I really want and to let the post-election craziness subside, at least a little. Now, I see that Model 1 Sales seems to have just what I'm looking for in an assembled upper. I know some people don't like Model 1, but I've always had excellent results with their assembled uppers. So, I hope this doesn't degenerate into a Model 1 bashing thread or a string of alternate suggestions for where I might do my AR15 shopping. OK? :)

    All I want to know is if anyone knows the current wait time on an assembled upper at Model 1. At this point, am I looking at days, weeks, or months? Those with recent or current ordering experience are greatly appreciated. Also, if I do have to wait a while, does Model 1 charge your credit card when you order or when they ship? Thanks!
     
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    Well

    Don't know about the time, but what type of upper are you looking for? I have a model 1 M4 type flat top upper for sale with BCG and CH included.
     
  3. c5_nc

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    They are working on orders from Late Dec 08 now, a thread on the AR forum people are updating with ship dates. I have a Jan order in. A lot of it depends on rest of market, a big slowdown and maybe they can get in parts quicker. You should probably expect 5-12 months, I think that will be fairly accurate. J&T is said to be ~2-3 months, Deltron has a similar wait as Model 1. You will get your place in line and only be charged when order is ready to ship with all these vendors.
     
  4. minutemen1776

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    Thanks for the info, c5_nc. atblis, what exactly do you have and how much use is on it? Does it have a chromed bore and chamber? Does it have any "extras" (i.e. railed handguards, BUIS, etc.)?
     
  5. atblis

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    Well, I had it for sale here and up on gunbroker. It has met reserve on gunbroker, so I have to sell it there (closed my for sale ad here). You're welcome to bid on it.

    http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.asp?Item=133717489

    It is a complete upper from M1S, not assembled from parts. No extras. M4 type flat top. I do not think the barrel is chromed, the carrier does appear to be chromed. Has ~50 rounds through it.

    It is a 14.5" barrel, but I have a Phantom 5C1 flash suppressor which would bring it up to legal length (when permanently attached). I'll include that for $20 (that's below cost).
     
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