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3611 | 15 Comments | submitted 2 years ago by Ask_If_Im_A_Cactus [Post Locked]
[-] BabyOnRoad 5 Points 2 years ago

Are you a cactus?

[-] kn1820 4 Points 2 years ago


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[-] AMart83 1 Point 2 years ago

I would love to own an AR-15. Not saying / sure this is an AR-15, just saying I'd like to own one.

[-] 3456789101112 1 Point 2 years ago

It is an AR handgaurd yes. Get one if you're not a felon, what's stopping you? If cost prohibits it there are quality options for under $600. Building your own is even cheaper and surprisingly easy.

[-] AMart83 1 Point 2 years ago

Cost and I don't need one (thankfully), but it's something I'd like to own one day. I looked at building one and it seems I would need a workbench (vice grip), which is out of the question.

[-] 3456789101112 1 Point 2 years ago

Hmm, I don't think you would need a vice grip. Maybe for building one up from nothing, but most people just buy a lower, upper, barrel, ect and snap them together..

[-] AMart83 1 Point 2 years ago

Ah okay. I just did some quick google searches and one of the guides mentioned a vice grip.

[-] Greatagain 1 Point 2 years ago

nah man, get a completed lower, and then get a completed upper when you get the cash. Having taken several rifle/defense courses, you learn how the AR-15 is THE primary home defense tool. Ex-military and police all agree its the best tool for home defense.

It is an American right of passage. Neigh, it is a Mans right.

[-] AMart83 1 Point 2 years ago

Thanks for the info! I honestly didn't know you could build one until I posted here. Having looked at the prices for the completed upper and lower, it seems to cost about the same, though, if not more than just buying it complete.

[-] 766AP 1 Point 2 years ago

At the very least buy a lower (or 3) for $60 in case a new ban gets legislated, so yours can be grandfathered in. Then later you can build the rest of the rifle around it. The only regulated part is that lower.

[-] AMart83 1 Point 2 years ago

Thanks man, I'll end up doing that instead. I'll look into how difficult it is to assemble the rest of the lower receiver before making a purchase, though. Is it difficult and will require a lot of tools? Or is it something relatively easy?

[-] 766AP 1 Point 2 years ago

Quite easy, unless you have zero aptitude for that kind of thing, like a person who can't assemble IKEA furniture. It's just a couple of $2 punches and a hammer or something that can lightly hammer (like the butt of a loaded pistol - ha).
Bottom line is don't be daunted. Most people find it really fun, w/ a sense of accomplishment - building their own rifle - there's a pride in it. And detailed how-to vids walking through every step can be found by the zillions on youtube.

[-] DefectiveDonor 1 Point 2 years ago

I just picked up an Aero Percision CR-15 for $669. The shop owner I had it shipped to was gushing over the price for a good five minutes.

[-] futuregunsmith 1 Point 2 years ago

Dayum, <$700 for an Aero Precision?