Ultra-Cheap AR Lower Build For The Holidays

    In the spirit of giving, Gun News’ Darryl Blonski has endeavored to make the cheapest possible AR-15 lower receiver that money can buy (so that there is all the more left over for gifts for his family). What do the fruits of this exercise in inexpense look like?

    Part

    NJ, CA, NY, MD

    Other States

    Anderson AR-15 Lower Receiver

    $49.00

    $49.00

    Palmetto State Armory A2 LPK

    $109.00

    Palmetto State Armory Enhanced LPK

    $79.99

    AR-15 Armorer’s Wrench

    $25.00

    $25.00

    Roll-pin Punch Set

    $19.95

    $19.95

    Jeweler’s Hammer

    $5.00

    $5.00

    Birchwood Casey Aluminum Black Metal Touch-Up

    $12.50

    $12.50

    Total

    $220.45

    $191.44

     

    Less than $200? Not bad at all. I’ve spent more on books in the past month! With all new parts (as opposed to gun show “mystery components”), the completed gun should run better than the price tag would suggest, too!

    What’s the cheapest build our readers have ever made?

    Nathaniel F

    Nathaniel is a history enthusiast and firearms hobbyist whose primary interest lies in military small arms technological developments beginning with the smokeless powder era. He can be reached via email at [email protected]


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