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#6337858 - 06/16/16 06:51 PM AR upper question
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I have a pre ban oly sgw with a 20" barrel of unknown twist rate. Good shooter but I want a scope. Thinking of buying a complete flat top upper, 16" barrel in a 1 to 7 twist. Any opinions on a lower cost model? Looking to do some pig hunting.
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#6337865 - 06/16/16 06:57 PM Re: AR upper question [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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I used one of these on a budget build. $369 for the complete upper. http://www.wisearms.com/collections/ar-1...charging-handle

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#6337872 - 06/16/16 07:00 PM Re: AR upper question [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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I'm assuming my BCG and charging handle will interchange?
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#6337947 - 06/16/16 07:36 PM Re: AR upper question [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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Originally Posted By: bigbob_ftw
I'm assuming my BCG and charging handle will interchange?


Yes
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#6338200 - 06/16/16 11:14 PM Re: AR upper question [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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I was hoping to post some links to Palmetto State uppers that were available on-sale last week; but it seems those deals are sold out and that the prices are changing.

You might want to move quickly on that which you have in mind.

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#6338205 - 06/16/16 11:19 PM Re: AR upper question [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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This one..you'll need to get a BCG and CH about another $100 or use the ones from your current upper but you can't beat the price:

http://palmettostatearmory.com/ptac-16-m...ing-handle.html
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#6338247 - 06/17/16 05:39 AM Re: AR upper question [Re: Earl]
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Originally Posted By: Earl
This one..you'll need to get a BCG and CH about another $100 or use the ones from your current upper but you can't beat the price:

http://palmettostatearmory.com/ptac-16-m...ing-handle.html



Heck of a deal there, thanks!
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#6338874 - 06/17/16 03:32 PM Re: AR upper question [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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Sign up for the PSA e-mails. They have sales about twice a week.
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#6338950 - 06/17/16 04:49 PM Re: AR upper question [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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I wish PSA would put the 7.62x39 uppers on sale.

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#6339127 - 06/17/16 07:17 PM Re: AR upper question [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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PSA has some good deals. 16" 1:7 chrome lined flat top for $299.
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#6339145 - 06/17/16 07:38 PM Re: AR upper question [Re: Toxarch]
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Originally Posted By: Toxarch
Sign up for the PSA e-mails. They have sales about twice a week.


twice a week? Seems like I am getting 2 emails a day from those guys....

I do like PSA.

Few weeks ago they were running their Freedom MOE carbine uppers for $189. I have one, decent shooting little upper. Also have one of the flattop keymod 5.56's that I think I gave $289 for. Functions fine, haven't put the screws to it to see how accurate it is.

Bob. I might suggest Granite Ridge outfiterrs has Aero Enhanced uppers with freefloat rail for around $190-$250 shipped depending on which one. Get that, save a few more pennies for a barrel in 6.5, 6.8, 300blk, etc. Add a gas system and whatever bolt mags and you could put together a nice upper on your own.
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#6364154 - 07/09/16 10:13 PM Re: AR upper question [Re: bigbob_ftw]
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Originally Posted By: bigbob_ftw
I'm assuming my BCG and charging handle will interchange?


I always double check with go and no go gauges for peace of mind.
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