So I have a lower or three laying around and have been knocking around the idea of an AR chambered in 5.45. 2180 rounds for $360 just seems too attractive to pass up right now. I'm aware of the corrosive properties of most 5.45 and the cleaning regimen needed for the barrel, gas system and bolt. I'll be stocking up on Windex as well. Does anyone have any experience with ARs of this flavor? Manufacturers? I know Spikes has uppers from time to time and a highly regarded NiB BCG for 5.45. AIM surplus is supposedly going to be rolling out an upper soon as well. Also Model 1 Sales has barrels and BCG in stock and I do have a stripped upper. What say the masses?
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