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AR-15 Lower Receiver Diagram: Billet vs Forged?

Choosing between the various types of AR-15 Lower Receiver options can be confusing. Our most popular AR lower receivers at are the Billet and Forged 80 lower receiver.  

Check out this awesome diagram that shows the differences and pros/cons of the Billet and Forged AR-15 Lower Receiver:

billet vs forged ar-15 lower receiver

Want to know the difference between forged, billet and cast 80 lowers? Check out this awesome article that does a nice job of explaining the differences:

Ready to buy a Forged AR-15 Lower Receiver?  We’ve got you covered! Shop now!

Interested in a Billet AR-15 Lower Receiver?  We have those 80 lowers too!  Take a look!


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