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#6245036 - 04/01/16 09:29 PM AR billet and forged mix
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For cosmetic reason only, I am one of those that like upper and lower brands to match.. Would forged upper blend with a billet lower? Brand in question is a Seekins

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#6245039 - 04/01/16 09:31 PM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: Brother in-law]
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Dang! I sure hope so!

I was gonna go as cheap as I could find but ended up finding a good deal on a Midwest billet upper for my plane, Jane yhm forged lower. I assumed it would mate up.

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#6245042 - 04/01/16 09:33 PM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: Brother in-law]
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The finish will proabably be a little off. Can always get it painted.

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#6245049 - 04/01/16 09:36 PM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: Brother in-law]
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It will look mismatched.
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#6245152 - 04/01/16 11:16 PM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: TTUhunter4]
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Originally Posted By: TTUhunter4
It will look mismatched.


Even if it's forged upper and lower from different brands it will be slightly mismatched, same goes for milled. Colors won't be perfect either


Edited by BigPig (04/01/16 11:16 PM)
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#6245182 - 04/02/16 04:09 AM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: Brother in-law]
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We will remind you often how odd it looks. cheers
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#6245235 - 04/02/16 07:21 AM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: Big Fitz]
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Originally Posted By: Big Fitz
We will remind you often how odd it looks. cheers


Indeed.
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#6245258 - 04/02/16 07:45 AM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: Brother in-law]
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It's going to make you butt look huge too. hammer
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#6245338 - 04/02/16 09:10 AM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: Brother in-law]
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#6245344 - 04/02/16 09:13 AM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: Brother in-law]
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there is just no love in this bunch bolt
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#6245354 - 04/02/16 09:29 AM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: Brother in-law]
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If you're gonna build, at least build a matched set. Billet sets match up perfectly.
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#6245395 - 04/02/16 10:01 AM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: poisonivie]
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Originally Posted By: poisonivie
It's going to make you butt look huge too. hammer


Well some of us like our weapons like we like our women and chicken, with just a little bit of fat on the end.

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#6245493 - 04/02/16 12:01 PM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: Brother in-law]
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I would mix two forged together but not with milled and I would not mix 2 milled together. If you are going to spend the money on milled you might as well get a matched set.
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#6245513 - 04/02/16 12:28 PM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: Brother in-law]
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I already have a lower in billet

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#6245708 - 04/02/16 05:46 PM Re: AR billet and forged mix [Re: Brother in-law]
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BIL, didn't you sell a Seekins upper that matched your lower? bolt


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