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OLDMANPBK
October 26, 2017, 10:01
https://www.classicfirearms.com/m14-rifle-new-semi-auto-walnut-stock-bula-parts-jra?utm_campaign=2017-10-25-Wed+%28HFdNdf%29&utm_medium=email&_ke=Y2F0bWFuNjNAbmVvLnJyLmNvbQ%3D%3D&utm_source=All+Email+Subscribers+%28Excluding+Supp ressed+%26+Weekly%2FMonthly%29+Segment
Interesting. Not a bad price. What do you think Art?

ArtBanks
October 26, 2017, 12:42
I don't think you can beat the introduction price, or the quality of the product.
Jeff Miller of Bula Defense Systems and Mark Hartman of Jame River fame make a super pair of gents to deal with.
Their stuff is in the highly recommend arena and they are improving all the time.

Semper Fi
Art

lew
October 26, 2017, 12:54
I was surprised to see a reasonable and competitive price. Puts it right in M1A territory.

ArtBanks
October 26, 2017, 15:31
I was surprised to see a reasonable and competitive price. Puts it right in M1A territory.

I think that was the marketing decision. Pretty amazing for a forged receiver that is true to spec.
I have a few Bula receivers that I have used and found that with the standard model I can move side mount optics from one to the other without loosing more than 1/2 moa Zero. Never found that possible with other makers.

lew
October 27, 2017, 12:08
Art, that's damned remarkable. I hope it works for them (and makes the other maker tighten up their game). Quality options are always a good thing. When all my other projects are completed (don't say another word.:whistling:), I'll think about adding one.

ArtBanks
October 27, 2017, 13:10
http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x413/nf1e/IMG_1453_zpsztktoiup.jpg (http://s1180.photobucket.com/user/nf1e/media/IMG_1453_zpsztktoiup.jpg.html)

Blackmore
October 28, 2017, 06:11
Love to see them offer a model with JRA's 19.25" barrel at that price.

Glashaus
October 28, 2017, 17:38
These are very well priced with the Bula parts instead of the USGI parts , which have pretty much dried up. I have a barreled receiver from JRA when Bula first came out with their own barrels and built it up into a standard GI M14 clone using all Springfield Arsenal GI parts, fun time and a great rifle!

The Bula is the one on the top

http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag58/tomhaynes47/IMG_3370_zps8a942b1e.jpg (http://s1298.photobucket.com/user/tomhaynes47/media/IMG_3370_zps8a942b1e.jpg.html)

TerryN
October 29, 2017, 01:59
Bula has made M14 parts for the Army recently; not sure if they have an ongoing contract or not. I'd say that their stuff is top shelf, for sure!

ArtBanks
October 29, 2017, 04:43
If I didn't roll my own, I would jump on one of these.
This photo shows my recent Bula/JRA builds. Top is all Winchester. Bottom 4 are all Bula except front and rear sights, stocks, Hawk's kits and USGI heels on Bula receivers.
Completed this month.

http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x413/nf1e/IMG_1430_zps7tpj2e7p.jpg (http://s1180.photobucket.com/user/nf1e/media/IMG_1430_zps7tpj2e7p.jpg.html)

Semper Fi
Art

herodrh
November 07, 2017, 23:21
I just ordered a JRA/Bula Paratrooper M14 from Classic firearms on monday. I am so excited to grab one of these at the introductory price. I don't think the information and enthusiasm I have been seeing is hype. This will be my 1st M14/M1A type rifle. I thought the hybrid 19.25" barrel length would be perfect. It will look great alongside my FAL I think!

ArtBanks
November 08, 2017, 05:51
I find the options available using Bula parts more than entertaining.
It has become an obsession. Love it.
Experimenting with 17" barrel on this one. It has changes configuration a half dozen times is the last week.

http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x413/nf1e/IMG_1458_zpssrwmp1si.jpg (http://s1180.photobucket.com/user/nf1e/media/IMG_1458_zpssrwmp1si.jpg.html)

Semper Fi
Art

hansellhd
November 08, 2017, 12:38
I just ordered a JRA/Bula Paratrooper M14 from Classic firearms on monday. I am so excited to grab one of these at the introductory price. I don't think the information and enthusiasm I have been seeing is hype. This will be my 1st M14/M1A type rifle. I thought the hybrid 19.25" barrel length would be perfect. It will look great alongside my FAL I think!

Good post it up when it comes in, JRA Rifles are top shelf.

http://i1036.photobucket.com/albums/a443/hansellhd/hansellhd012/DSCN3689_zps5yylogpw.jpg (http://s1036.photobucket.com/user/hansellhd/media/hansellhd012/DSCN3689_zps5yylogpw.jpg.html)

JRA M14/BM59

ArtBanks
November 08, 2017, 17:38
Very nice indeed.

Blackmore
November 10, 2017, 06:11
I just ordered a JRA/Bula Paratrooper M14 from Classic firearms on monday. I am so excited to grab one of these at the introductory price. I don't think the information and enthusiasm I have been seeing is hype. This will be my 1st M14/M1A type rifle. I thought the hybrid 19.25" barrel length would be perfect. It will look great alongside my FAL I think!

Saw those after my first post, but were out of stock and then missed the few that arrived last weekend. :sad:

ArtBanks
November 10, 2017, 07:12
Saw those after my first post, but were out of stock and then missed the few that arrived last weekend. :sad:

You do know that swapping barrels is a fairly easy task. All other parts are the same.