• Re: AR-15

    From Thumper@THEWASTE to All on Friday, July 13, 2018 14:50:05
    The Armalite Rifle was designed primarily in hopes of getting a military contract - so was the Colt Peacemaker (Single Action Army), the Winchester lever-actions, the Remington rolling blocks, the Trapdoor Springfield, the
    M1 Garand, the 03 Springfield, etc.

    Whether a gun is a ômilitary styleö depends on the furniture and
    attachments, and is really a subjective matter. Mostly youÆre just talking about semantics, but semantics can be important. The key question is the definition of a ômilitary style.ö By definition, an ôassault rifleö is
    ôselect fireö meaning it can fire semi-auto or full-auto (machine gun)
    mode. The AR15, civilian version of the M16, fires only in semi-auto, so it does not meet the definition of an ôassault rifle.ö

    The AR15 was designed and built specifically for sale to the civilian
    public - and is the most popular rifle in the country today. Yes, its roots
    are in a military design, just as the roots of the vast majority of other
    guns lie in military designs. If a gun company wants to be a huge success
    right out of the gate, they want a big military contract. But having roots
    in a military design does not make a gun a military gun.

    Can an AR15 be a ômilitary-styleö weapon? Sure, if thatÆs what the owner is shooting for. (See what I did there?) Would you call a Ruger Mini-14 a ômilitary styleö gun? It takes some design features from the Garand and
    M14, but it was built for civilian use. Same with the AR-platform guns. I
    can set one up to be a single-shot tack-driver, or dress it up in military- looking hardware to simulate the look of an M16 or M4. In fact many of the civilian improvements and accouterments have been subsequently adopted by
    some in the military. Would that mean that Special forces are using
    ôcivilian styleö guns?

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  • From calcmandan@DIGDIST to All on Thursday, September 10, 2020 06:44:00
    Folks,

    It's getting to be that time where I am considering a build for an ar. For yall's firearms advocates, can you point to a decent online portal that I can order parts? I live in California and recently we had our rights restored to owning 30-round mags in the district court.

    Daniel Traechin


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  • From IB Joe@JOESBBS to calcmandan on Thursday, September 10, 2020 06:46:00
    On 10 Sep 2020, calcmandan said the following...

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    Folks,

    It's getting to be that time where I am considering a build for an ar.
    For yall's firearms advocates, can you point to a decent online portal that I can order parts? I live in California and recently we had our rights restored to owning 30-round mags in the district court.

    Daniel Traechin


    Palmetto State Armory ... They are in expensive... and they have a presents
    on Youtube... Lots of feedback from people testing them out. If I were
    looking for one that's where I'd go.

    Good luck

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  • From Moondog@CAVEBBS to calcmandan on Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:59:00
    Re: AR-15
    By: calcmandan to All on Thu Sep 10 2020 06:44 am

    Folks,

    It's getting to be that time where I am considering a build for an ar. For yall's firearms advocates, can you point to a decent online portal that I ca order parts? I live in California and recently we had our rights restored to owning 30-round mags in the district court.

    Daniel Traechin


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    Before an election is the worst time to be buying, however if it goes to
    Biden it will get worse.

    Anyways, Aero Precision is one of my favorites to get lower reeivers from. Palmetto State Armory and Primary Arms have also been reliable sources. Brownells sells several brand of lowers and parts as well.

    Before you order, find a dealer near you and find out how much they charge
    for FFL transfers. Since you mention building, the lower receiver is all you need to order through the FFL. The rest of the parts can be purchased
    without filling out a form 4473.

    Any idea in terms of what you want, or plan to do with this rifle? That
    would help in selecting in furniture, barrel, and hand guard. My first build was a bull barrel varmint build, then I realized it was a bit too specialized and heavy to lug around unless I was carrying it from the car to a bench.
    The next version had a LaRue Stealth barrel and was much lighter.

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  • From DaiTengu@ENSEMBLE to Moondog on Sunday, September 13, 2020 01:15:29
    Re: AR-15
    By: Moondog to calcmandan on Thu Sep 10 2020 10:59 am

    Before an election is the worst time to be buying, however if it goes to Biden it will get worse.

    Right, just how it was under Obama, where he took everone's guns away.


    ... oh wait.

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  • From calcmandan@DIGDIST to IB Joe on Saturday, September 12, 2020 06:29:00
    IB Joe wrote to calcmandan <=-

    On 10 Sep 2020, calcmandan said the following...

    @VIA: DIGDIST
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    @TZ: c1e0
    Folks,

    It's getting to be that time where I am considering a build for an ar.
    For yall's firearms advocates, can you point to a decent online portal that I can order parts? I live in California and recently we had our rights restored to owning 30-round mags in the district court.

    Daniel Traechin


    Palmetto State Armory ... They are in expensive... and they have a presents on Youtube... Lots of feedback from people testing them out.
    If I were looking for one that's where I'd go.

    Thank you.

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  • From calcmandan@DIGDIST to Moondog on Saturday, September 12, 2020 06:30:00
    Moondog wrote to calcmandan <=-

    Re: AR-15
    By: calcmandan to All on Thu Sep 10 2020 06:44 am

    Folks,

    It's getting to be that time where I am considering a build for an ar. For yall's firearms advocates, can you point to a decent online portal that I ca order parts? I live in California and recently we had our rights restored to owning 30-round mags in the district court.

    Daniel Traechin


    ... Visit me at gopher://gcpp.world
    Before an election is the worst time to be buying, however if it goes
    to Biden it will get worse.

    Anyways, Aero Precision is one of my favorites to get lower reeivers
    from. Palmetto State Armory and Primary Arms have also been reliable sources. Brownells sells several brand of lowers and parts as well.

    Before you order, find a dealer near you and find out how much they
    charge for FFL transfers. Since you mention building, the lower
    receiver is all you need to order through the FFL. The rest of the
    parts can be purchased without filling out a form 4473.

    Any idea in terms of what you want, or plan to do with this rifle?
    That would help in selecting in furniture, barrel, and hand guard. My first build was a bull barrel varmint build, then I realized it was a
    bit too specialized and heavy to lug around unless I was carrying it
    from the car to a bench. The next version had a LaRue Stealth barrel
    and was much lighter.

    I'm not going to get a full lower.

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  • From IB Joe@JOESBBS to calcmandan on Monday, September 14, 2020 10:22:00
    On 12 Sep 2020, calcmandan said the following...
    Palmetto State Armory ... They are in expensive... and they have a presents on Youtube... Lots of feedback from people testing them out. If I were looking for one that's where I'd go.

    Thank you.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVnToO7DkC4

    There U go

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  • From Moondog@CAVEBBS to calcmandan on Monday, September 14, 2020 21:37:00
    Re: Re: AR-15
    By: calcmandan to Moondog on Sat Sep 12 2020 06:30 am



    I'm not going to get a full lower.

    Any ideas on what you plan to build up? A great trigger for the money is
    the LaRue MBT-2. Their ultimate upper kit has everything you need but the low er if you want something that's precise and well made.

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  • From calcmandan@DIGDIST to Moondog on Saturday, September 19, 2020 23:47:00
    Moondog wrote to calcmandan <=-

    Re: Re: AR-15
    By: calcmandan to Moondog on Sat Sep 12 2020 06:30 am



    I'm not going to get a full lower.

    Any ideas on what you plan to build up? A great trigger for the money
    is the LaRue MBT-2. Their ultimate upper kit has everything you need
    but the low er if you want something that's precise and well made.

    Nothign yet. Just something I'm contemplating. My area is pretty unscathed from these stupid kid extremists busting shit up. I may wait until some critical 2a cases hit appeals court. We'll know on Monday if we get full sized mags in california.

    Fingers crossed.

    Daniel Traechin

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  • From paulie420@BEERS20 to calcmandan on Monday, September 21, 2020 08:46:00
    Nothign yet. Just something I'm contemplating. My area is pretty
    unscathed from these stupid kid extremists busting shit up. I may wait until some critical 2a cases hit appeals court. We'll know on Monday if
    we get full sized mags in california.

    I didn't know this was in the pipeline; I'll try to watch news for info about this, but hope you post what happened too... my kids live in California, and
    is always a spot on my radar as I may live there again in the near future...

    Hope it passes.



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  • From Thumper@THEWASTE to paulie420 on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:53:00
    paulie420 wrote to calcmandan <=-

    Nothign yet. Just something I'm contemplating. My area is pretty
    unscathed from these stupid kid extremists busting shit up. I may wait until some critical 2a cases hit appeals court. We'll know on Monday if
    we get full sized mags in california.

    I didn't know this was in the pipeline; I'll try to watch news for info about this, but hope you post what happened too... my kids live in California, and is always a spot on my radar as I may live there again
    in the near future...

    Hope it passes.


    I hope so too. Bought a few in the last repeal that only lasted a day or so...



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