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The 5 Must-Have Tools for Completing an 80% Lower

The 5 Must-Have Tools for Completing an 80% Lower

Building an AR-15 lower receiver from scratch is easier than you think – you just need the right tools. If you’ve read this far into the process, we’ll assume you’re already convinced that you want to become a proud homebuilt gunsmith. So, let’s dive right into the must-have tools for completing an 80 lower:    80% Lower AR-15 Jig Your jig is the heart of the entire operation. Without a jig, you simply can’t build an 80% lower into a finished AR-15 receiver. An 80% lower jig secures your lower in place and it even pre-measures the holes you need...

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Should I Use an 80 Lower Jig When Building an AR-15?

Should I Use an 80 Lower Jig When Building an AR-15?

Let’s make this easy: Yes! Absolutely! Not doing so would be time-consuming, confusing, and frankly, probably a little dangerous. Our 80 lower jigs make the whole process so simple that literally anyone with two hands and opposable thumbs can do it. You don’t need any prior experience with gunsmithing, or even machining, for that matter. Let’s break down the reason why, yes, you should use an 80 lower jig when building your AR-15.    An 80 Lower Jig is Guaranteed to Work Could you mill out an 80% lower at home with some power tools? Maybe. Will that lower of...

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80% Lower Jig FAQs

Do I need to be a licensed gunsmith or have an FFL to buy a lower jig? Can an 80% jig be shipped directly to my place of residence? What type of material are AR-15lowerreceivers.com 80% jigs made out of? What are the tolerances of the 80% jig? Do the 80% jigs come with any kind of warranty? If using an [...]

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How To Complete An 80% AR Lower Receiver

The thought of completing your own 80% AR lower receiver may seem a little intimidating at the start – but don’t be worried. With a few simple tools, most anyone can accomplish the task of building their own AR-15.To have a finished product that is professional looking and operates optimally, simply take your time and follow these [...]

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80% Jig Options: What Are the Differences?

Building your very own AR-15 has innumerable benefits. The AR’s modular design allows for complete customization of individual components along with the advantage of building a rifle that is specific to your shooting needs.When using an 80% lower receiver for your AR build, it’s best to use an 80% lower jig in conjunction. By using [...]

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