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UPS Truck Arrived Today

Discussion in 'Black Rifle Forum' started by Ruggles, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. Ruggles

    Ruggles

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    I ordered the PSA upper on Feb 8th, given a 15 day delivery time frame. Today is the 14th day.

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    16" Mid Length SS Barrel

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    .223 Wylde Chamber 1/8

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    With the Nikon M-223 1x4 Scope it will wear, mount is a Nikon M-223 mount on a YH Riser

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    W/O handguards

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    So now I need, well everything else......

    Overall 1st day never having fire it impression is very good. Seems to be a well built upper. Fit and finish appears very nice. For $359 I am happy with it. Time will tell but I have a good feeling about it.

    Thanks for looking.
     
  2. Javelin

    Javelin Got Glock? Silver Member

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    Good start! You can find a good used low-round count Colt BCG for ~$80 or get a new one for like $120.

    :wavey:
     


  3. bmoore

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    Looks sharp. Congrats. Whats it going to be set up for? General fun? 3 gun? UPS truck just showed up at my house too! But it was just pillows that my wife ordered.
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2012
  4. Ruggles

    Ruggles

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    "Good start! You can find a good used low-round count Colt BCG for ~$80 or get a new one for like $120"

    Thanks, found a Daniel Defense BGC for around $140 NIB, what do you think?

    "Looks sharp. Congrats. Whats it going to be set up for? General fun? 3 gun?"

    Thanks as well. General fun, maybe when the kids don't take all the time up I can 3 gun :)
     
  5. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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  6. Ruggles

    Ruggles

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    Mine is a dude, but hey it's 2012 and if he is bringing gun stuff......well I gots to do what I gots to do :rofl:

    Actually he is the same UPS guy who delivers to my work so I see him 5 days a week :)
     
  7. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    We have a Lady,.......she does not stay long. Dog starts barking,
    she runs back to the Big Brown Truck like Jackie Joyner-Kersee
     
  8. k9barco

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    Good score. Is this first purchase from PSA? I have had my eye on them for a while and they seem to have great stuff.
    You'll have to post more pics of your final build.
     
  9. Ruggles

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    Thanks. Yeah first PSA. I have uppers from LMT & BCM but this is my first purchase from PSA. I will update with pics as I build. I am going to try and be responsible and not buy everything at once to finish it :rofl: I want to build as I buy parts over time.
     
  10. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    Congratulations.

    I was going to get one of those uppers for a lower cost coyote rifle, THEN the damn things went out of stock. I ended up buying a barrel for darn near what that upper costs.:upeyes:

    Please tell us what kind of accuracy you are getting with it.

    Al
     
    Last edited: Feb 22, 2012
  11. Ruggles

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    I will, it will be a bit before the build is complete but I will let you know about accuracy :)
     
  12. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    If you didn't live so far away I'd help you finish it and ring it out.:wavey:

    Nothing like a 32 or 36 power scope and a target trigger to find out the potential. :tongueout:
     
  13. Ruggles

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    36x :shocked: yeah that would do it. :rofl:
     
  14. RatDrall

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    You could have added $80 and got a PSA bolt carrier group. It will be difficult to buy the same from another manufacturer, one that is also High Pressure tested like the PSA.

    It will be interesting to see how that SS barrel shoots!

    Edited to add:

    Why the super high scope mount?
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2012
  15. pag23

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    Congrats!! Give us a range report with that optic and maybe some different types of ammo to see how it shoots!
     
  16. ca survivor

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    same deal here :rofl: