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Discussion in 'Articles & How-Tos' started by ed65dy, Aug 29, 2018.

  1. ed65dy

    ed65dy New Member

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    Hello everyone.... I am looking to build my first 308. That being said, is there like a "check list" of parts that I will need to buy? I want to make sure I buy everything correctly the first time. Any kind of info will help.


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  2. grasshopperglock

    grasshopperglock Banned

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    Everything you see in the below diagram.

    177576_f520.jpg

    The parts that don't have to be specific to the picture...Are butt stock, forearm, grip.

    Optional configuration of certain parts are a flat top upper receiver. Different gas block, flash hider.
     
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  4. outdare

    outdare Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    Remember Ar10 parts my differ from one manufacturer to another. So they may not fit.

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    I'm in the middle of a 9mm pistol build myself. I'd say build your lower how you want & look for a complete upper that has a bolt carrier group already...unless you want one of those $300 bcg. With a complete upper, they have already been head spaced & test fired so you know your good to go.

    Prices have dropped quite a bit on complete uppers over the last year.
     
  6. ed65dy

    ed65dy New Member

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    Thanks guys..... Any info will help.
     
  7. EZ-E

    EZ-E Freedom vs Tyranny 2020 TGT Supporter

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    Your new best friend!
    Start with the stripped lower & build it as you go.

    You dont have to buy from them, but it lets you know what parts needed to build a AR platform.

    http://www.ar15builder.com/
     
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    outdare Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    Better for who? I like building from the bottom up, it may not be any better but you'll take more pride in it if you build it yourself. Of course I tend to start thinking a lower price, but then some of the expensive stuff is cool.

    My builds tend to double or triple in price by the time I finish.
     
  10. outdare

    outdare Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    When you choose your parts make sure you barrel and bcg are compatible. Some parts will not work with others. Some uppers will not work with some lowers. It can be a pain to find this out the hard way. I'm not saying don't build your own. I did and this is a lesson I learned along the way. If you are not planning on selling the rifle at any time build your own. If you don't keep them you will not get your investment back as a named brand pre built rifle. So I still would suggest to buy one and modify it or just buy a higher end rifle with what you want.

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