Kaboominator redux

Discussion in 'AR Pattern Rifles' started by Ikarus1, Feb 5, 2020.

  1. Ikarus1

    Ikarus1 Avtomat Krishna-kov

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    I blew it up and built it back with decent low cost upgrades

    18" Faxon gunner rifle gas NATO 1/8 5.56 barrel (thanks to Faxon customer service)
    VG6 Epsilon
    CobraTac 15" lightweight MLOK rail
    Toolcraft Nitride BCG
    Radian Raptor LT ambi charging handle (love these)
    Aero Gen2 upper and lower receivers
    Rise RA150 straight 3.5lb trigger
    Magpul MOE+ grip and enhanced AL TG
    Aero enhanced buffer kit
    MFT minimalist stock
    ADM Recom 30mm QD mount
    Leupold American Marksman 3-9x40

    Rifle weighs 8.1lbs with a full Pmag and stacks rounds at 100yds. Should be my deer rifle going forward but by far my favorite AR
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    dkmatthews Active Member Life Member

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    Well done on the rebuild.
     
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    Looks good! I'd swear that in your last pic looks like you have an orange airsoft tip on your rifle!

    Was this the rifle that the .300BO round was fired through?
     
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    Jerzsubbie Senior Member Charter Member Benefactor Supporting Member

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    I thought the same, had to zoom in to see it’s just the plastic barrel tip protector from shipping.


    Nice job on the rebuild!
     
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    Ikarus1 Avtomat Krishna-kov

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    It was the protection from the Faxon factory. I didn't have the muzzle device on it yet so I left it on all thru construction to protect the 'target crown' lol. It's more of a red than orange IRL.

    Yep but honestly there wasn't much left of the upper except the rail, gas block, gas tube, optic and mount. I used the old lower on a cheaper build and replaced both recievers with Aero stuff.

    Basically it's an entirely new rifle with some re-used parts. I went back to the MFT stock and like it alot.
    My favorite part is the balance: it just handles great and weighs 7lbs empty which for a full size rifle is a pretty awesome feat without resorted to skeletonized stuff.
    You can grip it at the magwell and carry it around all day long even without a sling. So yeah, I'm happy and didn't spend alot on the rebuild considering I reused the old lower.
     
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