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 on: March 15, 2018, 01:58:41 PM 
Started by FirstTimeForEverything - Last post by FirstTimeForEverything
Alright so I finished my AR 15. Im very pleased with the results I got from the milling, the finish is very nice.

During the milling I noticed that a lot of chips build up around the bushing which really does not matter for the straights, but coming around the corners the chips keep the bushing from going into the corner completely. What I recommend is every third pass or so clean everything out and wipe the jig plate, and bushing. Then come in and clean up the corners nice and slow.

The drilling I messed up on. The safety selector hole has a detent hole and when I was drilling though the drill caught that hole and whipped the drill around and over sized the hole. yes I was trying to do this with a hand drill because my drill press was to small, I do not recommend using a hand drill. The holes on the jig plate have to much slop to ever get it right. Now it did work just fine for the trigger pins.

Since I am a machinist by trade I went and made some .502" brass bushings and drilled and reamed the hole out to .500" and press fit them in. It worked amazingly all I had to do was borrow my buddies drill press.

I could not post a picture on here but if you have Instagram come check it out. @machiningfools

PS. I just ordered an AR 10 and AR 9. Will post about those also for the easy jig gen 2


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 on: March 05, 2018, 10:42:07 AM 
Started by Thumb - Last post by Thumb
I've used those before, had no problems. I found some for a few dollars cheaper but had to buy 3 of them. Thanks everyone.

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 on: March 05, 2018, 10:18:38 AM 
Started by Thumb - Last post by Jefe
It seems that I can't find any lowers now for under $40 and if I do, they're out of stock. Anyone know of any deals going on now and in stock?

Maybe this one though I have not handled their product.

https://www.righttobear.com/AR15-80-Lower-Receiver-Cerro-Forge-RAW-p/80raw-1.htm

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 on: March 04, 2018, 05:20:44 PM 
Started by Thumb - Last post by Thumb
It seems that I can't find any lowers now for under $40 and if I do, they're out of stock. Anyone know of any deals going on now and in stock?

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 on: March 01, 2018, 09:36:35 PM 
Started by FirstTimeForEverything - Last post by Jefe
Was wondering if anyone else has used the easy jig Gen 2? Just bought it and am very pleased with how it's performing so far. Getting good finishes. Anyway was wondering if anyone has done a AR 10 or AR 9 with this jig? I will be posting a review when I'm all done and some tips and tricks I think help.

I have used and reviewed it but have not tried it on an AR-9 or AR-10. I don't believe the AR-9 should machine any differently than an AR-15 lower though.

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 on: March 01, 2018, 09:35:09 PM 
Started by kempoguy - Last post by Jefe
Is Modulus still in business? I bought their jig a couple of years ago and now want to buy an 80% lower and mill again from them. I emailed them a few days ago  and didn't get a response. If not, who else sells good 80% anodized lowers, Thanks in advance.

It seems like they might be out of business but I can't verify that. I do see that they no longer list any jigs for sale on their website which leads me to believe they are out or getting out. There are several lowers that I have personally reviewed which you can find in this chart:

http://80percents.com/80_lower_comparison_chart.html

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 on: March 01, 2018, 08:55:02 PM 
Started by kempoguy - Last post by kempoguy
Is Modulus still in business? I bought their jig a couple of years ago and now want to buy an 80% lower and mill again from them. I emailed them a few days ago  and didn't get a response. If not, who else sells good 80% anodized lowers, Thanks in advance.

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 on: February 26, 2018, 03:07:08 PM 
Started by FirstTimeForEverything - Last post by FirstTimeForEverything
Was wondering if anyone else has used the easy jig Gen 2? Just bought it and am very pleased with how it's performing so far. Getting good finishes. Anyway was wondering if anyone has done a AR 10 or AR 9 with this jig? I will be posting a review when I'm all done and some tips and tricks I think help.

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 on: January 18, 2018, 01:06:46 PM 
Started by gcbailey - Last post by gcbailey
The longer pin was actually for the bolt catch release, it is threaded on this particular lower.  You are correct about the smaller silver screw, it was for the rear take down pin.  It appears that the kit is missing the spring and button for the magazine catch.  I'm guessing that it is a standard bolt catch spring/button?  Here's a link to the lower - https://www.80-lower.com/collections/ar9-80-lower/products/ar9-lower-receiver


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 on: January 17, 2018, 09:00:10 PM 
Started by gcbailey - Last post by Jefe
The small silver screw is probably for the rear takedown pin spring. Instead of retaining the spring with the receiver end plate some lowers have that hole threaded and then the spring is retained with that screw. The longer screw, which is only partially threaded, is originally from the AR-308 DPMS style receiver. It is the bolt catch retaining pin in that capacity. Instead of driving a split pin into the receiver this screw just pushes in and then threads in place. It looks like your receiver uses a traditional AR-15 type pin. Save that other pin though as they are worth about $4-6 if you ever need to use them in a receiver designed for them.

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