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    My first serious build

    Ive built a number of ar-15s of various types and brands over the years. This is the first real attempt at building something more serious so I thought Id see what everyone thought. My goal was to try to get pretty close to a issue m4 or at least a good homage to one. So here we go:

    Lower:
    1. BCI Defense M16 cut low shelf lower receiver $105
    2. Geissele Super Tricon fcg $240
    3. Geissele Ambidextrous safety selector $40
    4. Colt receiver extension 4 position with Colt end plate and castle nut $50
    5. Colt fiberlite waffle stock $30 and then replaced with JE socom.
    6. JE Machine Socom Stock $45
    7. Colt buffer spring $20
    8. Colt buffer H $35
    9. Colt lower part kit including pistol grip, replaced with Magpul I had laying around, minus fcg $55
    I Properly torqued and staked castle nut.
    Total: $620

    Upper:
    1. Colt factory assembled barreled upper assembly (6920) $365
    2. Colt factory M16-bcg plus Colt factory cage code charging handle $125
    3. Sig Sauer Romeo5 red dot scope $130
    4. Sig Sauer Juliet 3 $265
    5. KAC tactical rail $125
    6. KAC covers $60
    7. Colt factory side sling $55
    8. Matech military backup site $35
    9. KAC military fore grip $20
    10. Streamlight ProTac HL-X Rifle Rail Mount Dedicated Fix Mount 1000 Lumen LED Light $100
    11. Vickers padded sling with poly hardware $50
    Total: $1330
    Rifle total: $620+$1330=$1950
    5 colt factory 30 round Magazines $100

    Total $2050

    Total With a carry case and half case of 500 round Federal 62 grain green tip : about $2200


    I deviated from my original plans only on the JE machine sopmod stock, figured Id give it a try due to costing less than a B5 stock and the Magpul grip is just more comfortable to me than the regular A2 grip and the Sig Sauer Romeo Juliet combo until I decide whether to go EOTech or Trijicon. Also, I went with a streamlight instead of a surefire.

    This cloning/homage business gets expensive, lol. What does everyone think of it so far?F605EA16-AEC0-4A0D-B7DA-18878BA390EB.jpg
    Last edited by M4COLTFAN; 10-28-19 at 02:47.

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    Hey M4COLTFAN,
    I Wish you had a bigger picture uploaded but from what I have read here and see, it appears that you have assembled a very SOLID M4!
    How's she shoot?

    Peace
    The lessons that we learn are written the tomb stones of others. -Reid Henrichs

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    Thanks for the reply. I tried to figure out how to load a high resolution picture but couldn’t figure out how to do it. I’ll get a better picture upload If I can.
    As far as how she shoots, I was able to get the backup sights pretty close and the red dot/magnifier combo really close as well. I had it beginning to group well and ran out of daylight at the range that day, but looking forward to breaking it in soon and see what ammo she likes best. I’ll upload a target when I get it done. So far though, looking good and not a single misfire or feed problem at all.

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    Double post
    Last edited by M4COLTFAN; 11-22-19 at 07:23. Reason: Double post

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    Sounds good my friend

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