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An Overview of Finishing an 80 Lower

An Overview of Finishing an 80 Lower

Finishing an 80 lower and making your first AR-15 lower receiver is, mechanically, a relatively easy process – but there are quite a few steps involved from start to finish. What are they, exactly? What are some of the laws and best practices? Let’s look at an overview of finishing an 80 lower, so you can get to your first finished build! Know what an 80 lower is The best way to approach this process is to understand both the physical and legal context: Physically, an 80 lower is an incomplete AR-15 lower receiver fabricated from aluminum alloys. It’s not...

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What 80 Lower Jig is Best for My Build? Drill Press vs. Router

What 80 Lower Jig is Best for My Build? Drill Press vs. Router

The 80 Lower Jig makes building an AR-15 lower incredibly easy – but you gotta choose between using a hand router (like our popular and easy-to-use Port Cable Hand Router) or a standard drill press. Which is better? A drill press provides some serious firepower and precision – is the hand router worth it? Let’s do a quick comparison between the two: Drill Press vs. Router: Cost A drill press that’s precise and powerful enough to easily handle an 80 percent lower machine job will likely cost more than a hand router. A good hand router – like the one...

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Why You Should Buy Your 80 Lowers in Bulk

Let’s face it, you can never have enough guns or ammunition. Much to the chagrin of spouses around the world, this is the discernible truth that every gun lover knows all too well. Some ponder what they are going eat on payday while others ponder what they are going to shoot. Thankfully, there are some pretty good savings to be appreciated when one buys in bulk and this is true with your standard 80 lower as well. However, the benefits of buying an 80 lower bulk extend far beyond price. An 80 Lower for a Rainy Day We all know...

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3 Things to Look for When Buying an 80 Lower

While the entire planet is freaking out about the “ghost gun” craze as 3D printed guns hit the news, the rest of the pew community is keen to this discernible truth. More effective guns are being made at home throughout this nation right this very minute. In fact, one can only hope that some evil doer comes at you with a plastic gun while you have a quality AR built at home with your very own hands. The key to building a firearm at home is the 80 Lower for reasons we will explain. Start with this piece of metal...

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3 Reasons to Buy an 80% Lower from AR-15LowerReceivers.com

The worldwide interwebz is full of a billion different sites trying to sell you a billion different products. While it is true we sell products as well, we like to think of ourselves as dispensers of liberty and chief exporters of pew. So if you have found your way to this particular article then you are likely in the market for a quality AR build. Building your own AR is a fascinatingly easy and yet dangerously addictive process. If you head down this path you only want to do it right and with quality products. So why us? Let us...

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