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    Devereaux
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    New Upper

    Post by Devereaux on Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:21 am

    Palmetto Armory had one of those one day sales that I just couldn't pass up. They sold a complete upper sans BCG and charging handle, with a 20' barrel, in .223 Wylde. PLUS a Vortex 30mm illuminated reticle 1-6x24 scope. PLUS a cantilever scope mount. All for the huge price of $500, including shipping (free). Just couldn't pass it up.

    It came today. The box was huge. You would have thought there was a lawn tractor in it. LOTS of padding.

    Nice. I like the upper, and I like the scope. And I have a mount to try out. It's by Vortex also.

    Now I just have to build the lower.
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    Re: New Upper

    Post by Devereaux on Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:22 am

    OH, and there was a sale on Geissele triggers. Got an SSA for $175 - usually $230 or 240.

    Now have Geisseles for all my unfinished lowers.
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    Re: New Upper

    Post by Tennessee Jed on Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:21 pm

    Out-freaking-standing!

    I noticed some of the rock-bottom prices at PSA lately. I'm not really in the market to upgrade an AR or work on a new one, but their prices have me thinking twice about it.

    What was it about the 223 Wylde that appealed to you?
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    Re: New Upper

    Post by Devereaux on Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:20 am

    It seems to be the long range chamber to shoot either .223 or 5.56. It accommodates either and to me it looked like what the target shooters are using. I plan to put it together as a target rifle. Think I may have to get one of those MagPul adjustable stocks CF mentioned somewhere here.
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    Re: New Upper

    Post by Devereaux Today at 12:04 pm

    Seems a lot of sales going on. Mayhap the market is oversaturated. I just bought on sale a couple Vltor uppers, just because. As I've mentioned, I have those lowers that I can build on, and nothing to build on them as yet. I did buy that upper, but mayhap I will have to build something else.

    Anyway, it seems time to stock up on sales. I got a couple of those Vortex illuminated scopes. Too bad Aimpoint doesn't seem to go on sale.

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