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    I want to get an AR-15 while I still can but right now I don't have $900+ up to spend on a full setup. Should I go ahead and just buy a lower? Or should I get the accessories first? And can anyone recommend a good place to purchase? Thanks

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    you can get a oly for ~700

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    These guys are selling oly's for $650

    http://shop.peachstateguns.com/categ...?categoryId=71

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    If all you can afford is a lower.....then get it. Take your time and get a good upper.....but get lower NOW.

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    What is a good price to pay for a lower?
    I too am in the 'limited funds' group...

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    You can getone stripped for a little over $100.....You can get them finished or not....butt stocks or not.....forged or not....it's according to your pocket book.

    Quite a few places are out....so you'll just have to shop. Lowers must go through an FFL. Get a stripped lower....then a kit to finish it. Take your time and get an upper then.

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    Does it have to be an AR? Keltec SU16 can be had under $500 and accepts most AR accessories.

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    Fireclown wrote:
    I want to get an AR-15 while I still can but right now I don't have $900+ up to spend on a full setup. Should I go ahead and just buy a lower? Or should I get the accessories first? And can anyone recommend a good place to purchase? Thanks
    Find a Place that Does Layaway.

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    Buy a Del-Ton rifle kit (lower parts kit, complete upper, barrel, bolt, yadda yadda...) for under 5-600 depending on choices. It gets shipped directly to your front door. Than all you need to do is supply the stripped lower reciever (100-150 bucks) and you got yourself a nice quality rifle (far and above better than an Oly) for around 700 bucks.

    Note, Del-Ton has a little backorder going right now.

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    If you buy a stripped lower receiver now, it will be pre-ban. The lower receiver is considered the gun since that is the part with the serial #. You'll have to have it shipped to an FFL dealer.You can pick them up for about $150+shipping and transfer fee, or buy one at a gun show or local dealer, if you can findthem.

    That is if"The One"doesn't outright ban posession.
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    Whatever you decide do it quickly.

    AR stuff is getting harder to find and the prices are climbing.
    "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." - Thomas Jefferson

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    rodbender wrote:
    That is if"The One"doesn't outright ban posession.
    Relax. You know he doesn't want to risk a re-election by banning guns in his first term

    It is the congress that will be the biggest risk the next 4 years.

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    David.Car wrote:
    Buy a Del-Ton rifle kit (lower parts kit, complete upper, barrel, bolt, yadda yadda...) for under 5-600 depending on choices. It gets shipped directly to your front door. Than all you need to do is supply the stripped lower reciever (100-150 bucks) and you got yourself a nice quality rifle (far and above better than an Oly) for around 700 bucks.

    Note, Del-Ton has a little backorder going right now.
    Thanks.

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    David.Car wrote:
    rodbender wrote:
    That is if"The One"doesn't outright ban posession.
    Relax. You know he doesn't want to risk a re-election by banning guns in his first term

    It is the congress that will be the biggest risk the next 4 years.
    I'm actually thinking he might try to ban or suspendthe Constitution. He did say it was a "fundamental flaw" of this country.
    The thing about common sense is....it ain't too common.
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    rodbender wrote:
    I'm actually thinking he might try to ban or suspendthe Constitution. He did say it was a "fundamental flaw" of this country.
    When I mentioned to my wife Obama's statement that he wants to fundamentally change the government she said, "That's great, sounds like a good idea." After recovering from the shock, I realised what a good job the media has done to portray him as a benign benefactor. A conversation about "fundamental change of government" ensued.

    Meanwhile, back at the ranch; this thread has some pretty useful AR-15 info. Thanks all.

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    cccook wrote:
    rodbender wrote:
    I'm actually thinking he might try to ban or suspendthe Constitution. He did say it was a "fundamental flaw" of this country.
    When I mentioned to my wife Obama's statement that he wants to fundamentally change the government she said, "That's great, sounds like a good idea." After recovering from the shock, I realised what a good job the media has done to portray him as a benign benefactor. A conversation about "fundamental change of government" ensued.

    Meanwhile, back at the ranch; this thread has some pretty useful AR-15 info. Thanks all.
    Palpatine was a benign benefactor who became the Supreme Chancellor of the Old Republic in Star Wars too.

    We all know how that turned out.

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