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    Sun Devil Billet Upper and Lowers

    So I am in my local gun store today to get my Rem LTR (Pics are coming soon ) and I see they have a Sun Devil Billet Upper and Lower for sale.

    I understand that the billet lowers are better than forged. I am just asking about any experiences you might have with Sun Devil products. I know that they don't have M4 feed ramps. I am thinking about it for a precision AR build.

    Thanks for any input you might have.
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    The lowers are really nice - I have no experience with the uppers.

    I am unsure if billet is "better" than forged.
    Last edited by Jay Cunningham; 06-28-08 at 15:42. Reason: typo

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    I only say that because it looked like a much better product than any of the forged lowers I have seen.
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    I believe the uppers do not have M4 feed ramps (they are A3 uppers)- that's a deal breaker for me....YMMV
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave L. View Post
    I believe the uppers do not have M4 feed ramps (they are A3 uppers)- that's a deal breaker for me....YMMV
    Beat me to it!

    The billet lowers are very nice though. I have one and need another.
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    I know that they don't have M4 feed lips. I am planning it to be a 18" barreled SPR.
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    Unless you are going to run full-auto with a carbine-length gas system and black-follower USGI mags I wouldn't worry too much about it.

    But that's just me.
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