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Old 12-30-2019, 10:39 AM   #1
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So it is really gonna happen. I just purchased my wilson combat barrel. this is going to be a slow process due to budget restrictions but i am excited about it since this is my first ar build. main task for this gun will be varmints but who knows
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Old 12-30-2019, 10:46 AM   #2
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Sounds like a good one, keep us updated!
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Old 12-30-2019, 10:50 AM   #3
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i am looking for input on good uppers and lowers, stocks and all. plan on a Geissele SSA-E trigger, but other than that i am not real sure or set on anything and i am open to suggestions. Also, have a bcg on the way from brownells.
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Old 12-30-2019, 11:37 AM   #4
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I'm a huge fan of the 204.

What is involved besides barrel and maybe adjust gas?

I'd assume regular lower and mags will work?

In for the build.

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Old 12-30-2019, 12:02 PM   #5
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I'm a huge fan of the 204.

What is involved besides barrel and maybe adjust gas?

I'd assume regular lower and mags will work?

In for the build.

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based on the research i have done, every thing is pretty much the same as building a .223 except the barrel and you are better off with an adjustable gas system.
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Old 01-01-2020, 08:32 PM   #7
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Aero Precision matches upper/lower won’t break the bank.
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Old 01-02-2020, 10:58 AM   #8
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I love my 204 AR. I have an Excalibur barrel and Aero Precision lower.
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based on the research i have done, every thing is pretty much the same as building a .223 except the barrel and you are better off with an adjustable gas system.
Everything in my build is 223/5.56 but the barrel like mentioned. No adjustable gas block and Ive never had an issue with in cycling and I built it 6 or 7 years ago. Love the round for critters. 32 grain v max and 27 grns of H4895 turns coyotes to jello and its devastating on ear holed pigs to at least 287 yds

aero upper and lower
fail zero BCG
2 stage rock river trigger
DPMS barrel (yes its heavy and long but at the time there was only 2 options)
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Old 01-06-2020, 04:33 PM   #10
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My bcg came in before the new year and my Wilson Combat barrel just came today! I went and got it coated with their armor tuff coating in OD Green. It's a darker green than I expected but I like it. Everything else will be black except for the mags. They'll be green as well.


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