AR PISTOL Build for the New Year....Which Upper?

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  1. Steel & Wood

    Steel & Wood Build the Wall

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    Looking for advice on which AR PISTOL upper to buy for my AR build. Would like it to be reasonably priced but have excellent quality. Any suggestions? What did you get? How is it working?

    Thanks in advance!

    TGG
     
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    I like my Mas Defense 10.5" upper that I picked up for my pistol build that is eventually becoming a SBR. Think I paid $245 plus shipping without the BCG & CH. Barrel is nitrided and has a free float keymod handguard
     

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    Anything from Bravo Co.
     
  4. M&P15T

    M&P15T Well I'll Be Dipped!!!

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    SBR: An AR15 with a loudener.

    BOOOOM!!!!!
     
  5. Steel & Wood

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    Will most likely go with MAS defense, Bravo Company is quite a bit more than I wanted to spend. Was also thinking about a BCG from aim surplus. Anybody have one of these from aim?

    Hope everyone is enjoying a wonderful New Year's Day 2016! :)

    TGG
     
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    Ofc.JL

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    Be Careful about BCG's. There are a lot out there for really good prices that are NOT Carpenter Steel MilSpec and can cause problems in the long run. Point is this; I know that everyone wants to save money these days, who doesn't. But just don't cheap out on an AR build. It will cause you lots of headaches later if you do. Like on lowers, most of them are good, some are garbage. No plastic lowers, at all! FCG's; spend a dime and get a name brand like LMT, or Bravo Co. Same w/ Barrels's, Uppers, Bolt Carriers. Stay with high quality, name brand Companies on this stuff, you will be happier w/ the end result.
     
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    I like the MAS recommendation. What buffer and brace would you choose from for a 10.5 inch barreled upper assembly in .223/5.56?