E46 BMW Social Directory E46 FAQ 3-Series Discussion Forums BMW Photo Gallery BMW 3-Series Technical Information E46 Fanatics - The Ultimate BMW Resource BMW Vendors General E46 Forum The Tire Rack's Tire Wheel Forum Forced Induction Forum The Off-Topic The E46 BMW Showroom For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Welcome to the E46Fanatics forums. E46Fanatics is the premiere website for BMW 3 series owners around the world with interactive forums, a geographical enthusiast directory, photo galleries, and technical information for BMW enthusiasts.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   E46Fanatics > Everything Else > The Off-Topic > Gun Talk

Gun Talk
Are you a gun fanatic as well? If so, you'll want to talk to other owners about what you own in this forum.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 01-12-2013, 12:51 PM   #1
wrighterjw10
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Palmyra (Hershey), PA
Posts: 459
My Ride: 2002 330ci
AR lower

whats a "fair" price in the current market right now? found a few for the $300 range, seems fair, but i have noobie knowledge.
__________________
wrighterjw10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 12:59 PM   #2
Rush4theYehO
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 1,392
My Ride: XI fts(now)
Stripped or complete?
Rush4theYehO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 01:25 PM   #3
GlockMan
Registered User
 
GlockMan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,968
My Ride: Suburban LT 4x4
depends on brand. a lot of no name stuff popping up.

JMO.

PS - Good stuff was $200 before the price hike
__________________
.
!!! ROLL TIDE ROLL !!!
National Champions: 1925, 1926, 1930, 1934, 1941, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1973, 1978, 1979, 1992, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014?



Ranting about Panny plasmas, Canon cameras, Glocks, BlueNile, and HDMI cables on a BMW board since 2005.

2007 Chevy Suburban LT 4x4 with Nav/Bose/DVD/JL (works for me)
1968 Ford Mustang with Polk/ADS (my first car)

2007 Lexus GS350 with every option
2000 BMW DINAN M5
2001 BMW 330ci
GlockMan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 01:26 PM   #4
NOVAbimmer
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: VA
Posts: 12,551
My Ride: 14 Impala FXST M796
Spikes Jolly Roger opinions? And CMMG LPK or RRA LPK?
__________________
NOVAbimmer is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 02:05 PM   #5
wrighterjw10
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Palmyra (Hershey), PA
Posts: 459
My Ride: 2002 330ci
locally, there is a brand called lanco, that has been recommended to me from a few people.

would probably look to just purchase a lower at this point, not a completed rifle. thanks for the info so far! i feel like if i can find a decent brand for the $300-350 range i'd do it
__________________
wrighterjw10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 04:54 PM   #6
Serbonze
Master of his domain.
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: In my house
Posts: 2,056
My Ride: My wife
Quote:
Originally Posted by NOVAbimmer View Post
Spikes Jolly Roger opinions? And CMMG LPK or RRA LPK?
I refuse to buy any Spikes products anymore. They are 0-3 with me, two being quality control issues.
__________________
Serbonze is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 04:57 PM   #7
NOVAbimmer
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: VA
Posts: 12,551
My Ride: 14 Impala FXST M796
Moot point, as the shop sold them all
__________________
NOVAbimmer is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 04:59 PM   #8
NOVAbimmer
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: VA
Posts: 12,551
My Ride: 14 Impala FXST M796
It's ok, though, as I got another new toy
__________________
NOVAbimmer is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 05:12 PM   #9
GlockMan
Registered User
 
GlockMan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,968
My Ride: Suburban LT 4x4
Quote:
Originally Posted by Serbonze View Post
I refuse to buy any Spikes products anymore. They are 0-3 with me, two being quality control issues.
Really? I have had zero issues with mine.
__________________
.
!!! ROLL TIDE ROLL !!!
National Champions: 1925, 1926, 1930, 1934, 1941, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1973, 1978, 1979, 1992, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014?



Ranting about Panny plasmas, Canon cameras, Glocks, BlueNile, and HDMI cables on a BMW board since 2005.

2007 Chevy Suburban LT 4x4 with Nav/Bose/DVD/JL (works for me)
1968 Ford Mustang with Polk/ADS (my first car)

2007 Lexus GS350 with every option
2000 BMW DINAN M5
2001 BMW 330ci
GlockMan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 05:32 PM   #10
carcus
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Mountain Roads
Posts: 5,560
My Ride: 2006 BMW M5
They have some cheap Frontier composite ones out there. I have no experience with them though. Check your local armslist.....some come up at a decent deal.
__________________
2006 M5 E60, "Lord Vader" Last real NA M series
German Car Fanatic. Colorado ///M Flight member, BMW CCA member.
carcus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 06:19 PM   #11
tailo
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: virginia
Posts: 1,284
My Ride: 02 330I
I'd pass on the poly lowers. It dont take to much pressure to snap one.

A lowers a lower... not to many out of spec lowers floating around today and even the cheapest of lowers will perform just as well as a more expensive model if its in spec.

However, I would avoid any of the "local brands" no clue how good they are and you have to think that the hand full of people who recomend them are probably buying them because there the dirt cheapest and they have no real experiance with the platform or the financial backing to shoot one until it fails. They may be the best thing out there...there probably not. I know of one local machine shop producing 10 rifles a week. Right now there 75+ rifles backordered and they are selling for $850 IIRC for a complete rifle. I've got a friend whos drinking there coolaid but I'm not going to waste any money preordering what's probably junk just yet.

I'd stick with a established brand RRA, Bushmaster, DPMS.... ect ect ect... There all gona be about the same when it comes to lowers.
tailo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 06:21 PM   #12
NFRs2000nyc
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: NYC/NJ
Posts: 893
My Ride: 2003 FormulaRedS2000
Quote:
Originally Posted by wrighterjw10 View Post
whats a "fair" price in the current market right now? found a few for the $300 range, seems fair, but i have noobie knowledge.
You are looking at $400 or so all day for anything...spike, noveske, RRA, etc. No names probably for around $300. I got raped on two lowers, but we are too late in the game. If you see one for less, pounce immediately...they usually last hours, IF that.
__________________

Last edited by NFRs2000nyc; 01-12-2013 at 06:23 PM.
NFRs2000nyc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 06:30 PM   #13
tailo
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: virginia
Posts: 1,284
My Ride: 02 330I
Just keep looking for deals. I bought a cheapo AR for under 1k and traded it plus $300 cash for a LNIB colt 6920...
tailo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 06:52 PM   #14
sfcjetjr
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Avon Park, Florida
Posts: 290
My Ride: 2002 BMW 325i
You get what you pay for in an AR. If your looking for cheap, get a slingshot and river rocks!
sfcjetjr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 06:57 PM   #15
wrighterjw10
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Palmyra (Hershey), PA
Posts: 459
My Ride: 2002 330ci
Quote:
Originally Posted by NFRs2000nyc View Post
You are looking at $400 or so all day for anything...spike, noveske, RRA, etc. No names probably for around $300. I got raped on two lowers, but we are too late in the game. If you see one for less, pounce immediately...they usually last hours, IF that.
Pretty much what I was thinking. I don't mind paying the premium, but wanted to get some opinions
__________________
wrighterjw10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 07:01 PM   #16
NFRs2000nyc
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: NYC/NJ
Posts: 893
My Ride: 2003 FormulaRedS2000
Quote:
Originally Posted by wrighterjw10 View Post
Pretty much what I was thinking. I don't mind paying the premium, but wanted to get some opinions
Yup. I bought a Noveske Gen1 lower for $399 and a Spike Punisher for $380. I also got in on a 5000 unit preorder (look at my "help with my AR thread") for $150 a pop, but no guarantee that they will actually make it in time.
__________________
NFRs2000nyc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 07:52 PM   #17
NFRs2000nyc
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: NYC/NJ
Posts: 893
My Ride: 2003 FormulaRedS2000
Here you go....they just upgraded them to billet without raising the price....

http://www.shadowopsweaponry.com/pro...r-shdw-15.aspx
__________________
NFRs2000nyc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 07:55 PM   #18
NFRs2000nyc
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: NYC/NJ
Posts: 893
My Ride: 2003 FormulaRedS2000
Judging from their other models...they seem to be of pretty nice quality, but what do I know, I'm a noob.
http://www.shadowopsweaponry.com/pro...per-rifle.aspx
__________________
NFRs2000nyc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 07:56 PM   #19
NFRs2000nyc
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: NYC/NJ
Posts: 893
My Ride: 2003 FormulaRedS2000
These seem nice for $200 and are in stock....I might think about picking some up.
http://www.shadowopsweaponry.com/pro...-receiver.aspx
__________________

Last edited by NFRs2000nyc; 01-12-2013 at 07:56 PM.
NFRs2000nyc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-12-2013, 08:25 PM   #20
peytonracer4
:D
 
peytonracer4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Valparaiso, IN
Posts: 6,565
My Ride: '00 328i
Anyone have any comments on these above? Shadow weapons? Looking at maybe ordering
__________________
choose to click or forever hold your peace ;)
peytonracer4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Censor is OFF





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:57 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - 2011 performanceIX Inc - privacy policy - terms of use