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Old 02-01-2013, 02:47 PM   #141
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No. I don't think I will build my upper. With the cost of parts today, I will cost me less to buy a complete upper. I also don't want this to take forever. I need to order an LPK, a nice comfortable grip, and then the upper, and I should be good.....oh, and spring/buffer tube too. Finding a nice varmint upper than I like is proving to be a challenge.
Yea, I don't blame you. These days there are so many complete uppers on the market. It wasn't like that just a few years ago. Plus you need more crap to build it, action block, armorers tool, moly lube, etc. In your shoes I think I would do the same.

Either way, it's a fun process, enjoy!
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Old 02-01-2013, 02:47 PM   #142
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For reference, here is my long range AR with a magpul PRS. They are nice, but a little spendy.

I love that upper. Looks awesome. Built yourself or bought complete?
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Old 02-01-2013, 02:52 PM   #143
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No. I don't think I will build my upper. With the cost of parts today, I will cost me less to buy a complete upper. I also don't want this to take forever. I need to order an LPK, a nice comfortable grip, and then the upper, and I should be good.....oh, and spring/buffer tube too. Finding a nice varmint upper than I like is proving to be a challenge.
BCM has them back in stock. They offer their full stock kit link, which includes the buffer tube, spring, buffer, castle nut, end plate, and a stock. You can also go ahead and piece out each individually and do a Magpul stock or whatever your preference.
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Old 02-01-2013, 02:53 PM   #144
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I love that upper. Looks awesome. Built yourself or bought complete?
Built it, same barrel as previous pics.

It's been a few years though. I have another one in progress, probably going with a 14.7" this time.
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:03 PM   #145
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BCM has them back in stock. They offer their full stock kit link, which includes the buffer tube, spring, buffer, castle nut, end plate, and a stock. You can also go ahead and piece out each individually and do a Magpul stock or whatever your preference.
I already have the PRS, so what do I need? The tube, the spring, what else?
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:09 PM   #146
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If you want a comfortable grip try the Hogue. You can get it from Amazon in a kit with the storage compartment insert.

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Old 02-01-2013, 03:11 PM   #147
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I already have the PRS, so what do I need? The tube, the spring, what else?
Oops my bad. Just have been following your thread here and there and didn't really make that connection in my head...thankfully it's Friday.

Buffer Tube: Link
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Carbine Buffer: Link

Just a heads up I am no where near as knowledgeable as most of the people who give great advice in here. I've read quite a bit and know that their are companies that make great springs and different buffers. With the buffer tube and the rest I felt comfortable going w/ BCM as I went with them for my complete upper and have nothing but great things about the company. I'll test different options w/ springs and buffers myself to learn more about the differences.
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:20 PM   #148
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Oops my bad. Just have been following your thread here and there and didn't really make that connection in my head...thankfully it's Friday.

Buffer Tube: Link
End Plate: Link
Castle Nut: Link
Spring: Link
Carbine Buffer: Link

Just a heads up I am no where near as knowledgeable as most of the people who give great advice in here. I've read quite a bit and know that their are companies that make great springs and different buffers. With the buffer tube and the rest I felt comfortable going w/ BCM as I went with them for my complete upper and have nothing but great things about the company. I'll test different options w/ springs and buffers myself to learn more about the differences.
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Wait....I need NJ legal...can't have the 6 position.
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With a PRS I believe you want the rifle length tube and buffer, not carbine.


From the PRS specs.
"This stock will need a A1/A2 Rifle receiver extention (buffer tube), a A1/A2 Rifle Buffer, and a A1/A2 Rifle Buffer Spring to mount to your stripped receiver. (these items are not included)"

That means this one:

http://www.bravocompanyusa.com/Recei...16%20rifle.htm
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With a PRS I believe you want the rifle length tube and buffer, not carbine.


From the PRS specs.
"This stock will need a A1/A2 Rifle receiver extention (buffer tube), a A1/A2 Rifle Buffer, and a A1/A2 Rifle Buffer Spring to mount to your stripped receiver. (these items are not included)"

That means this one:

http://www.bravocompanyusa.com/Recei...16%20rifle.htm
So I will also need the rifle length spring as well right?

So this spring
http://www.bravocompanyusa.com/Rifle...0%20action.htm

and this buffer right?
http://www.bravocompanyusa.com/Rifle...er%20rifle.htm
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:33 PM   #152
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Rifle buffer http://www.bravocompanyusa.com/Rifle...er%20rifle.htm

Rifle spring http://www.bravocompanyusa.com/Rifle...0%20action.htm

Rifle tube http://www.bravocompanyusa.com/Recei...16%20rifle.htm
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So I will also need the rifle length spring as well right?
Yessir.

Direct from magpul site:

NOTE: The PRS is a direct replacement for an A1 or A2 fixed stock. Fitting to a carbine with a collapsible stock will require a rifle-length receiver extension tube, rifle buffer and spring (not included).
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:39 PM   #154
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Ordered. Thanks gents.
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Oh, and I have been advised that the grips that come with most LPKs are crap. Anyone care to advise on a good grip? Do I want all plastic or do I want something with a rubberized coating? Is a houge grip any good?
http://www.amazon.com/Hogue-Rubber-A...=hogue+grip+ar
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Wait....I need NJ legal...can't have the 6 position.
Fvcking A Sorry, my bad. I live in Idaho...we don't have your silly laws. I am damn tired, been a long week. Need to read more before posting sometimes.

Glad you were able to find what you needed though
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Oh, and I have been advised that the grips that come with most LPKs are crap. Anyone care to advise on a good grip? Do I want all plastic or do I want something with a rubberized coating? Is a houge grip any good?
http://www.amazon.com/Hogue-Rubber-A...=hogue+grip+ar
Yea, Hogue is good to go, here is a carbine of mine with the rubber hogue for reference:



The 20" rifle you quoted above has a Magpul MIAD, which is also a nice grip.
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Old 02-01-2013, 05:34 PM   #158
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Lol - I know the feeling. I'm late to the thread here, you have a barrel yet?

I'm bored - Check out this 20" Pac-nor from a previous build.
What kind of groups are you pulling with that barrel?
Pacnor makes amazing barrels
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Buffer parts should start arriving at the house tomorrow

I won't be there to get them, though
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What kind of groups are you pulling with that barrel?
Pacnor makes amazing barrels
I don't think I'm going to piece together an upper. I think I'd like to buy an upper complete. Seems with the price of parts and their in stock situation I will have an easier time buying a complete upper.
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