Did you ever get a weight comparison ? Copyright © 308AR.com 2019 We offer a lifetime warranty on all our products and if Polymer was such a terrible choice, there is no way we would be on business by now. polimers frames were,are and will be the materials of choice . get to it all ! The pig might be slightly stylized but they do exist. for true alignment for hammer to rear of firing pin hit to primer for powder ignition to casing to explode to bullet going out the muzzle barrel . see ? my partner told me that makeup may be used of firearms one day but again he was laughing when he indicated that , thank you . ,… yes damnet ! magazine well for accepting magazine catch and magazine pushed against siding of walls of mag well . the sales rep or who ever represented polymer 80 should had a communication brochure with him so that the potential buy or distributor or whoever was to buy in bulk or just one item/product , they would of been debriefed like what the military does before a situation if its in communication, research or in the field , a retraining is a must here after reading article . Nylon66 (I wonder what polymer80 uses). Polymer80, 308 80% Lower Receiver and Jig System – Black $ 111.09 Add to cart AR-15 80% Cerakote Lower Receiver – FDE $ 99.99 Add to cart Polymer80, 308 80% Lower Receiver and Jig System – … Personally, I don’t like aluminum on guns, never mind plastic or composites.   Your link has been automatically embedded. obsorbs kinetic energy with ease ! Polymer 80 INC P80308KITODG: Polymer80's 308 Warrhogg Lower Receiver Kit features an industrial-strength, injection molded, reinforced polymer receiver with a solid core designed for the DPMS-styled .308 in an 80 percent format. I would like to know what the weight is of one of these finished. It’s kind of a cultural gutter, like having a pair of ‘truck nutz’ hanging off your hitch. Looking at then end result I don't think I would ever use a Polymer lower again. 2. I look forward to the weight reduction. I tested this item the old fashioned way . You’re incredibly lucky – enjoy it. Not only were the promises of the individual unfulfilled, but it took multiple calls and 11 weeks for him to actually deliver the product. Today we are going to be finishing an AR-15 lower receiver from the G150 kit from Polymer80. Enjoy. I am not about to pre-order one, but hey, maybe in a couple of years if the guinea pigs, beta testers, early adopters prove the reliability I absolutely will buy one. 3. Includes all required bits. ps , one day this product will save you all from gun confiscations and the new world order /nato confiscations and the so called future gun control acts of 80 percenters bans so buyem all up 1 you will not be able to when bible prophecy comes to play . some pits but what a champ ! My current 308 is built from an aluminum 80 percent lower and I built it strictly as a hunting rifle. I have a first Gen ATI Omni that only survived 200 rounds on a 5.56 AR before cracking at the rear. so if a guy can get close to that same accuracy by building your own for half that, then its worth the trouble to tinker-DIY, to me, anyway. just because its metal doesn’t mean its better ? quite an amplishment . I hope this info defines where your minds are headed ? But hey, if it’s where you’re positioning yourself, it’s a market. The Polymer80 G150 offers a very good value in a strong polymer lower and includes the only jig and bits you will probably need to finish off your lower. I’ve never had problems with that poly lower. JMT .308/7.62 80% Polymer Lower Receiver & Jig Review of the Best AR-10 80% Lowers Below, we’ll be taking a look at two of the best AR-10 80% lowers considered the best on the market. Is it hard being wrong all the time? It really helps! Machining out a polymer 80% lower is so much faster and easier than an aluminum lower though. I look forward to sending more orders your way if the product holds to expectations. Maybe that had something to do with the stress crack. im pleased with it period and you all better or else . I purchased the kit on a whim when I was at the bigreno show, where I ran into someone representing the company. I am very sorry for what you have experienced through one of our dealers and the poor customer service you received from them and they will hear from us about that for sure. Please email me with any new products, What did you use for your front take down pin. Thanks to Youtube, it became pretty apparent how to “mill out” the trigger group pocket and holes for the pins & safety selector. SHOP JMT JMT PRODUCTS Carbon 50 AR-15 80% Lower AR-15 80% Polymer Lower Carbon 50 .308 80% Lower.308 Equalizer polymer lower I was speaking to THIS particular application. My wife has the ATI omni hybrid. or multiple buyers from a gun club ? I KNOW there are not any .308 Uppers (yet) but polymer 308s are new ground and we are the first ones to really come out with one. After two years of planning, design, engineering, and testing, we're proud to introduce the industry's first reinforced polymer receiver designed for the DPMS styled .308 in an 80% format. Constructing the lower wasn't easy as there no such thing as "Milspec" in the 308 AR world (as far as I've researched). I do apologize. I have lost count of rounds over the years. Well their company name is Polymer 80 and Warrhog ain’t any worse than Spikes “tactical jack” lower so try shutting your shit trap and if you don’t like the name, F off and don’t buy it. My rifle pretty much operated well with the exception of me lubricating everything but the BCG causing a failure of return to battery, and the Buffer weight detent leaving it's rightful place in the receiver extension ring causing a misfire at the 80th round. I recommend this product to thev masses . I ordered one of your lowers for her to use with the .556 upper. YMMV. When you look at the pictures, you'll see an unusual amount of carbon build up after 100 rounds. I hope my personal experience will help some of you in some way. Your opinion is noted. So while there are some billet or forged lowers to be had for 308, the polymer market a light weigh rifle will save your ass in the long run . Polymer lowers tend to be lighter and less expensive than aluminum. I definitely will be purchasing more of the other lowers available in the 80 LOWER MACHINING MANUALS JMT AR-15 Polymer 80 Machining Instructions. The G150 Phoenix Polymer 80% Lower Our friends over at Polymer80 - the same guys who brought us the 80% pistol kits - have introduced the first polymer lower with the G150 Phoenix . My rifle has a 18" 1/10 Criterion barrel with a mid length gas system. On an AR? No one with an IQ over room temp will ever take your product seriously, nor should they. A big mistake. I’m finding that all .308 FTDPs are about .5 cm too short. Hey all, just wanted to share my experience with a late model Polymer 308 lower. I was also looking for something that looked cool and in large caliber. I know hundreds of owners of Stoner’s puke-in-it’s-own-mouth-mistake. so don’t you all bs any one here and belittle the design nor the owners of this great product . Please contact me directly and we will get this resolved and get a good unit in your hands ASAP. Not saying it doesn’t work, or doesn’t have dome benefit, just not enough bennies to forgo some 7075 squished into an ar shape. Polymer80 Warrhogg 80% Lower Receiver Kit LR-308 Polymer Product Family #: 1092916305283 Product #: Manufacturer #: UPC #: Loading image... Our price $95.00 0 … In a few months there will be those who have put thousands of rounds through and still shooting with a smile. So, who else are you bigoted against? I am enjoying this discussion; lots of great info! – Unique reinforced polymer design with solid core design I know they are lighter, depending on milling it won’t be exact, but I will provide that when I get it. During this scary time I was in constant contact with Loran Kelley, the co-founder, and chief product architect at Polymer80. – No-thread design on pistol grip area. but its not ! I find you last post VERY encouraging. Don’t own a mill, so I got a 6″x6″ sweep XY vice and used my stand alone drill press. That was about 25 years ago +/- and it still shoots fine. I’m one step back from that even. ©COPYRIGHT 2021, THETRUTHABOUTGUNS.COM ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Believe me, when done right Polymer is an awesome medium for AR platforms. If you drive a car and don’t like polymers in stressful situations, time to park it as repeated flexing, high heat, repeated use and all sorts of others things in cars are done with polymers. Yeah, iF it makes it through 400 rounds without an FTF, you should buy lottery tickets. The reenforcement helps a lot. That is why the NYS police won’t release numbers on how many people registered their AR’s under the SAFE ACT. Polymer80 reinforces all their lowers, so those broken polymer lowers you see in pictures on the internet, well they are not Polymer80 lowers. no metal (ie brass) ring like tnarms version…the weak point is the rear takedown pin hole (before buffer tube ring), if a crack starts there, you’re done. The wonderous 20th century lightsaber handed down from on high by Uncle Joe and his “disciples”. Well Pilgrims, there are polymers and then there are polymers. Not to mention the world of ultrastrong magnesium alloys. I almost wish I had a spare/junk Glock frame to take the same mill bit to, just to see how easy it cuts. Thanks for having an open mind! treat everyone the same because you never know who represents who ? I bough a polymer else where and laid a sledge hammer to the damn thing and the rifle still fired ! Yes I got nailed by it. If you are a fan of one-click shopping, this will suit you just fine. I think the entire inside should have a stamped metal liner to include all holes obviously. Email: [email protected]. Premier manufacturer of polymer AR receivers, Pistol Frames, and Handguns. Tools required to finish are far more common and easy to use. Thank you for helping those with big bores. I’m sure it will. They had to come up with the ‘SPORTS’ reminder of how to slap that AR turd when it inevitably malfunctioned. I had immediate suspicions, as the drill bit cut through the Polymer (plastic? .308 80% Lower Receivers.308 Upper Receivers.308 Barrels.308 Jig Kit AR-10 Parts Polymer 80 FFL Items All FFL Items Shotguns Apparel Sign in or Register … just research the kinetic energy areas of rear for bolt passage and buffer tube threading and allignmentation . I thought maybe it was an optical illusion, but when I mounted it the my DPMS upper, sure enough it is convex. Or do you just get used to it? for more flexability ! Bomb-proof forged receivers. I am the proud long time owner of a first generation Glock 9mm model 17 and I well remember the stuff I heard from the shooting media, my shooting “buddies” etc of how I wasted my money and that the gun would disintegrate in my hands. I'm including a you tube video clip of my field test so you can get an idea of how the rifle was operating and the pace I was putting it through. After my labor of love (So to speak) I field tested my rifle and went through a total of 100 rounds of assorted brands of 308. As with all Polymer80 lower kits, you get the lower and jig, along with all the bits needed to complete the project. in use since the early 1990 s . For those hoping to avoid the government knowing about it, don’t worry, if they want to know, they will, sort of. Look forward to getting mine in the mail. Ultra-light, stripped units made from weapons-grade polymer (and some cast options that may be dangerous): Today, we're breaking down how AR-15 and 80% lower receivers are made, what materials are used, and the pros and cons of each type. no shit ! Keep up the good work, and I look forward to seeing more new stuff in the future. LORAN how long has Glock been using polymer in their pistols? I don’t understand the obsession with ultra-light weight rifles in major calibers. You cant rush this stuff but if nobody ever stepped out of their comfort zones and tried things that some deemed crazy, you wouldnt even have ANY .308, or guns, or gun powder. Display as a link instead, × So I had to pretty much custom fit my lower to the parts I have. Thanks! The lower parts kit went together as easily as a metal lower (same fear of pins/springs flying). This falls in line with your typical billet lower, but you don’t need an expensive tool set to complete the build. Aero Precision is the way to go here. I would hope this holds up. Loren has promised me a sample, due sometime after the SHOT Show. We use one (trade secret) but its essentially the same thing. Any luck solving this one. I think the combined weight is 2 lbs. Sounds like you are used to driving your Prius and shooting an armalite. ), like a hot knife through a Fudgie the Whale cake :-). Not to say that’s bad but buying or shooting something to keep with the status quo some of us shoot polymers and enjoy it. If they come looking for you they will attack the guy on the next street. Again. Talk about r-tard marketing, it’s almost as sad as using someone who has “Extreme” or (god forbid) “Bad Boyz” in their corporate name to do anything but pick up the waste products of your dog. The truth is, there are thousands of these built into perfectly functioning firearms without issues like this. They’re always about 3 decades behind state-of-the-shelf. so whats all the fuss with plastic type receivers ? So in my personal opinion my rifle was working fine, so you'll have to pretty much take my word for it and trust me. Pre-sale sale pricing for $129.99 which will rise to $140.00 later. The 308 unit is ATF-compliant, well within their defined parameters of a receiver blank. As an end-user more pig-hunting oriented than weeks of zombie defense, I am less concerned about DI, vs gas, as I figure I wont be putting hundreds of rounds down range, between end of hunt cleanings…unless I win the lottery and go heli-hunting over swampy southeastern hogzilla habitat of lore. I'm using a heavy JP rifles Heavy BCG and a Extra heavy 308 buffer. It works when AR/M platforms just don’t. Yes, I am totally excited, like a kid on Christmas morning. your arms will be tired more than a polymer . Hey all, just wanted to share my experience with a late model Polymer 308 lower. Polymer is great alternative to metal. see ? this product has potential . Cell: 707-346-0075 see ? Anodized UFS Gen.3 Billet Lowers, UFS Jig Kits, .308 80% LOWERS, LPKs We at 80lower.org have the absolute finest design on the market at this point with regards to the 80% lower receiver. And given that the auto industry has learned how to use neato steel alloys that yield 90% of the strength/weight benes of aluminum. And this is not just a I really don’t want to be that guy. The catch is if there isn’t a significant weight savings I don’t really have a need for one. “The thicker octagonal buffer tube mount means it’s not a WEEK point.” Errr, WEAK point? 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