[work in progress]

As I research exactly what parts & tools I’m going to need, I’ll list them all here with an attempt at a moderate budget price to spend for that part.

This will eventually also have a budget vs actual spend comparison.  Can you tell I work with $ at the day job?  Click this post for all the detail


AR-15 Part List / Budget

LOWER

  • Lower Receiver $200 + 35 DROS +$10 Gun Lock – DONE
  • 6-position Adjustable Stock $100 – DONE
  • Buffer tube Kit $100 – DONE
  • Lower Parts kit $55 – DONE
  • 2-stage trigger system $120 – DONE
  • Bullet Button magazine release system. $40 – DONE

Lower BUDGET $660

UPPER

  • A4 Upper Receiver $200 – DONE
  • 16″ Barrel $200 – DONE
  • front gas block (if none on barrel) $50 – DONE
  • Charging Handle $50 – DONE
  • Flash Supressor $50 – DONE
  • Bolt / Carrier Group $130 – DONE
  • Hand guard $150 – DONE
  • 10 rd magazine x2 $60 – DONE
  • Upper Receiver Parts Kit $80 – DONE

Upper BUDGET $970

TOOLS / ACCESSORIES

  • Torque Wrench – DONE $16
  • Punch Set – DONE $7
  • AR Armorer’s tool – DONE $30
  • Soft Face Hammer – DONE $10
  • Boresighter – $50
  • Hard Case $100 DONE
  • TBD

Tools / Acc. BUDGET $250

TOTAL BUDGET $1880 (OMG, I hope I can get some good deals and beat the pants off this amount!)

ACTUAL SPEND BREAKDOWN

-April 2010-
Spikes Lower $125

-May 2010-
Gun Lock $10
Torque Wrench $16
Punch Set $7
Soft Face Hammer $10
AR ARmorer’s Tool $30
Hardshell Long gun Case $40 (not included in totals below)
Buffer Tube Assembly w/ endplate $55
Magpul CTR Stock $80

-June 2010-
RRA LPKit w/ Hogue Grip $80
RRA Two Stage Trigger $120
RRA Chrome BCG $130
Yankee Hill Machine (YHM) A4 Upper $100
2x 10 Rd Magazines $50

-July 2010-
YHM 16″ Fluted 1:9 Twist Barrel $205
YHM Specter Length Hand Guard $145
YHM Handguard Endcap $20
YHM Low Profile GasBlock $22
YHM Black Plated Gas Tube $17.50
YHM Charging Handle $25

-August 2010-
Bipod $20
Magpul AFG-1 $20
Magpul MBUS Sights $90
Red-Dot Scope $100

Totals:

Rifle: $1184.50
Tools / Accessories: $293