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

  1. vmax

    vmax TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    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

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    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 Pre-ban

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

    vmax TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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