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Got my hands full now... 80% 'ers

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Got my hands full now... 80% 'ers

Postby ChrisNCT » Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:26 pm

Got my hands full now... 80% 'ers

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Postby AgentP » Sat Jul 28, 2012 6:33 pm

Hmm.....I know you can"t sell these, right? But, what if I wiped the sweat off your head and fetched you drinks would that make me part of the operation :wink: ??

Seriously I would love to see/help/be a part of making one of these.
I know it's a lot of man hours and know how. Guess which one I have plenty of! Would you ever(if it's legal) consider having a "partner" on one of these lowers??

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Postby ChrisNCT » Sat Jul 28, 2012 7:25 pm

At this point they are 80% lowers. They still are not classified as firearms. All that needs to be done on these is mill out the fire control pocket and drill the Hammer, Trigger and Selector Holes.

All in all, I can get them within spec and finished in about 2 hours.

I am willing to part with 2 but, you would have to finish them. I do have a milling machine and then you can do the machining while I assist in operation and dimensioning.

This way you were the one that finished it. If I were to finish it, I would not be able to sell, give or anythign else to others. That would make me the manufacturer.

So if one were to buy 1 (80% lower) off of me, and one night we can setup machining operations and walk away with 100% receivers, it is perfectly legal.

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Postby AgentP » Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:37 am

HOLY CRAP!!
I'm in. Let me know what/when/how much. This is so cool. You can email directly, I was asking you about buffers too. Thanks Jeff

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Postby Hddreamer » Sun Jul 29, 2012 1:26 pm

Hey Chris I'll take 2nds if Jeff only takes one (that is of course if it's ok with you ) I would love to build one !

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Postby Hermes » Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:31 am

If you have too many, I'd love to have one as well. We have a new milling machine at work I've been helping set up - I'll just do some additional "test machining" on the mill.

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Postby ChrisNCT » Thu Aug 02, 2012 7:01 pm

I made the plates for the lowers. These babies should hold the lowers in for milling operation of the fire control pocket.

Then it's a matter of turning on their sides to do the selector, trigger and hammer holes.

I need to order 7/16 DIA end mills and the games are ON!

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Postby GreggAndrews » Fri Aug 03, 2012 12:14 am

Chris, if you're ever up to it, I would LOVE to build a lower with this unit of yours. I'd positively LOVE to see this thing in action. I don't believe I have ever worked with a machine such as this, and would like to take the opportunity to familiarize myself with it. 8)

Of course, money, coffee, soda, lunch I can provide. :wink:
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Postby jkysmrf » Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:02 pm

There is a guy local in CT that has those 80%'ers for sale too. His are a little different in that the pocket right next to the buffer tower is already milled out to the high shelf depth. Cant remember how much he charged for them, but I can find out.
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Postby ChrisNCT » Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:07 pm

Are they still for sale. I remember a guy who sold them but hasn't been around for a long time advertising them.

I think he was/is a user over at ARF.com with the name AudioBK or something like that.

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Postby jkysmrf » Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:12 pm

Just left him a VM. If he responds, Ill let you know.
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Postby jkysmrf » Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:13 pm

Hell, seeing this thread makes me want to do another one
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Postby jkysmrf » Sat Aug 04, 2012 5:08 pm

Update- OK, so anyone interested in
Picking up an 80%er, I can get them locally for $80/ea. If someone has a milling machine and knows how to run it, maybe I'll throw you one if you let me at it with a little guidance. I have a Baxter jig already.
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Postby ChrisNCT » Thu Nov 29, 2012 1:05 pm

Well, here's 2 completed 80% rifles. They are now ready to head out to the range. Got a ban compliant 16" A2 with pinned stock & A2 style Break Pinned/welded. The other a A2 20" Hbar.

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Postby GreggAndrews » Thu Nov 29, 2012 6:16 pm

ALSO, this reminds me, do you still have that HBAR barrel kicking around?

No derail here, just wanted to see if you got my PM.
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