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Discussion in 'TGT Family Reunion' started by vmax, Aug 6, 2019.

  1. vmax

    vmax TGT Addict TGT Supporter

    Apr 15, 2013
    I have a friend who is active duty Air Force who just got sent to Qatar for a deployment and will be gone for several months. He is a fine young fellow and I have sort of adopted him into my family. Before he left, he ask me to store his meager firearm collection. One 9mm pistol and a complete lower. I ask him about the lower and he said it was a gift from a friend and he hoped someday to make a complete rifle out of it.

    I know he likes to shoot, I took him out to my range before he left for his deployment and let him shoot an AR and 1911 of mine and he had a blast. He is in logistics so in the military he doesn’t normally get to carry a weapon or stand a post.

    My idea and I wanted to share it with the forum was to build his gun for him while he is gone and present it to him as a surprise when he gets back.

    What do you guys think about us taking the next few months and piecing together a range ready, functioning weapon?

    What we have to start with is a fully functioning lower with a 4 position stock.

  2. toddnjoyce

    toddnjoyce TGT Addict

    Sep 27, 2017
    Hmmm. Off the top of my head, I’ve got a PSA EPT fire control group if you want to swap that out for a smoother trigger action.

    I *think* I’ve got a set of magpul BUIS or a TRS-25 as well.
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  3. Vaquero

    Vaquero San Saba Songbird

    Apr 4, 2011
    Out West
    I've got a "seasoned" barrel. And, I just happen to be close.
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  4. vmax

    vmax TGT Addict TGT Supporter

    Apr 15, 2013
    Okay, let me just say that I don’t have the tools to put a barrel onto an upper so if we piece together an upper, I’ll need some help in that area. I may have to send the parts out to one of you guys for assembly
  5. pronstar

    pronstar TGT Addict TGT Supporter

    Jul 2, 2017
    What an awesome idea

    We could build it affordably using donations and PSA sales...bonus is that they basically use PMAGs as packing peanuts

    I’m willing to chip-in and help

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
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  6. deemus

    deemus my mama says I'm special

    Feb 1, 2010
    I'll pitch in a couple pmags.
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  7. TxStetson

    TxStetson Usually Here TGT Supporter Lifetime Member

    I have a low rise gas block and a couple AR tools to put the pieces together.
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  8. Davetex

    Davetex TGT Addict TGT Supporter

    Mar 27, 2010
    Good idea, very kind and thoughtful of you. I'd like to help.
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  9. robertc1024

    robertc1024 Moderator Staff Member Moderator TGT Supporter

    Jan 22, 2013
    San Marcos
    That is a cool idea. Let me dig around in my stuff and see what I've got.
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  10. Moonpie

    Moonpie U.S. Rifle M1 caliber .30 Lifetime Member

    I’ve an older EOTech sight I’ll pitch in.
    Excellent condition.

    PM me where to mail it or hand it off.

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