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6061 vs 7075 Billet 80 Lower - Which One is Better?

6061 vs 7075 Billet 80 Lower - Which One is Better?

6061-T6 VS 7075-T6 BILLET LOWER In the world of metallurgy, aluminum is given a numerical identifier that refers to its properties. When referring to aluminum, the alloys that make up a particular series of aluminum can make a difference in its strength and performance. (Hence the debate between 6061 vs 7075 aluminum.) Many Ask what is better between 6061 and 7075 Billet Lowers and how do I chose what is best for me? It is obvious that the price is generally much better for 6061 Billet Lowers then 7075 but why and does that mean its not as high quality...

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80 Percent Lower Receivers in Today's World

80 Percent Lower Receivers in Today's World

80 Percent Lowers As more shooters are building their own ARs from rough-machined receivers the ATF stands in to clarify what makes a gun a gun. There are guns, and then there are ghost guns, at least based on the terminology coined by California Senator Kevin De Leon to describe unfinished lower receivers that could later be turned into functioning, firing ARs by competent gunsmiths. The issue as de Leon saw it was the fact that these guns could be built without being serialized, but so-called 80 percent rules place gunsmiths in a tough spot. For gun owners and smiths...

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Billet Versus Forged 80% Lower Receivers

Billet Versus Forged 80% Lower Receivers

Forged Versus Billet Lower Receivers on the AR-15 Platform We offers a variety of 80% AR-15 lower choices, which should you choose? There’s plenty of lively discussion about the pros and cons of each. Why the difference in price? Which is strongest? Which is lightest? What grade of aluminum should you look for? The discussion and debate seems to never end. This short article should help clean up some of the discussion and allow you as a customer make a more informed decision on an AR-15 lower receiver. Manufacturing Processes  There are multiple ways to manufacture a lower but the...

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