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Old September 07, 2014, 08:26   #1
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7.62 firearms

Has anyone bought their receivers or rifles lately?
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Old September 07, 2014, 12:14   #2
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I hope not.
Their warranty isn't
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Old September 07, 2014, 12:32   #3
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They had a lot of issues, maybe still do, you would do well
to avoid them. Get a James River Armory or a Fulton Armory.
You can get a Barreled action from Fulton for around $1100.
The Forged JRA receiver is about as nice as they get.

Screw Smith Enterprise. However if you have the budget LRB
is the Cadillac forged receiver.
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Old September 07, 2014, 13:42   #4
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I hate to hear that. They were showing some promise for a while. Pretty soon we just won't be able to get well-made, American guns. DSA is going to pot. Enterprise has hit rock bottom and has begun to dig.
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Old September 16, 2014, 19:35   #5
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Is it a fact that 7.62 is still having problems with their receivers? I want one really bad but I don't need ANOTHER bad M-14 clone receiver with some kind of anomaly. I have (3) M-14 kits that need a receiver and I thought a 7.62 one would be a good mate for one of them.

All help is truly appreciated.

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Old September 17, 2014, 09:02   #6
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I can verify it's a fact getting 7.62mm firearms to answer emails and Private Messages is a problem.

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Old September 17, 2014, 14:54   #7
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As I am in a quandry over FFL issues and insurance does anyone offer an 80% M1 receiver like so many companies do with AR lowers. I bought a dozen German T6 machined billet 80% lowers that came with jigs and disk with G code for us with CNC machines. I finished two out and serial numbered them before my FFL as personal guns and both are sitting in one of my vaults finished with mine & wifes initials followed by 001 as serial numbers.

Using same rules for personal if I had G code file I could chuck a piece of ordinance grade steel or stainless and have my own as fast as mill could machine. If did not do all machining but left 20% unfinished seems like a man with a machine not running at capacity could make some nice extra cash.
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Old September 18, 2014, 21:20   #8
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Is it a fact that 7.62 is still having problems with their receivers? I want one really bad but I don't need ANOTHER bad M-14 clone receiver with some kind of anomaly. I have (3) M-14 kits that need a receiver and I thought a 7.62 one would be a good mate for one of them.

All help is truly appreciated.

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Check out James River. They are forged and the owner Mark Hartman is another jarhead devil dog.
I have put a bunch of them together and they are fabulous.

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