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#6151354 - 01/23/16 10:56 PM SBR Advise
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I am in the hunt to get a SBR I am wondering should I build my own as buy pieces and put them together or buy something like the Daniel Defense DDM4300S.
I am kinda stuck. I know I would want this SBR to be nice so any parts I bought would be top quality.

What have y'all been running and how well does it cycle etc.
Pics would be great.

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#6151359 - 01/23/16 10:59 PM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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#6151370 - 01/23/16 11:17 PM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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I built my own. Shoots great. 5 shot group with Aimpoint T1 at 50 yards.




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#6151421 - 01/24/16 02:39 AM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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I'm with KRoyal. And electronic Form 1s typically process faster than paper Form 4s. That would be a big deal to me.
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#6151432 - 01/24/16 03:40 AM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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I built my own.
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#6151507 - 01/24/16 07:25 AM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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What caliber are you wanting to build?
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#6151586 - 01/24/16 08:23 AM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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Build it yourself. Even if you want a matching upper and lower its still a better, easier deal to do it yourself. You can customize all the parts and install everything yourself easily.

For example, I bought a Noveske stripped lower, Noveske complete upper, Daniel Defense rail, Spikes LPK, Geissele trigger, Magpul furniture and just assembled everything myself with basic tools. Now its a unique Noveske rifle with top end parts.

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#6151647 - 01/24/16 09:06 AM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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300 Blackout

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#6151680 - 01/24/16 09:21 AM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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I finished this one a while ago. Its all Wilson Combat parts except the CMC trigger. Right now it has a pinned 14.7" barrel in 300BO but I'm going to stamp it to SBR soon.

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#6151905 - 01/24/16 11:58 AM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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Bullpup! Tavor SAR. Short length with a 16" or 18.5" barrel.
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#6152019 - 01/24/16 01:27 PM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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There is a 300 blk Tavor available soon if you go that route.

Building the AR lower is pretty easy. Build your lower and then buy a complete upper.
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#6152956 - 01/24/16 09:16 PM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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Ok I am just gonna go form 1 and build myself. Would you go with billet lower? I really like the look of the seekins.

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#6152987 - 01/24/16 09:32 PM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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Do it right the first time you can't change it lol. If I had to do over again I would have gotten a billet seekins for sure.
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#6153156 - 01/25/16 02:49 AM Re: SBR Advise [Re: slayer12]
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Originally Posted By: slayer12
Ok I am just gonna go form 1 and build myself. Would you go with billet lower? I really like the look of the seekins.


I think forged vs. billet is more of a preference thing and you really cannot go wrong with either. What I would make sure though is that you've got a fully functional, high quality lower with some rounds through it before you SBR it. Just food for thought.
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#6153263 - 01/25/16 07:43 AM Re: SBR Advise [Re: kry226]
KRoyal Online   sleepy
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Originally Posted By: kry226
Originally Posted By: slayer12
Ok I am just gonna go form 1 and build myself. Would you go with billet lower? I really like the look of the seekins.


I think forged vs. billet is more of a preference thing and you really cannot go wrong with either. What I would make sure though is that you've got a fully functional, high quality lower with some rounds through it before you SBR it. Just food for thought.


Yes it is preference and billet is also heavier than forged. Mine runs like a top and its just a PSA forged lower.
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