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PSA 9mm Pistol with Shockwave Brace

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  1. TRguy

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    Conceal Carry? Holster suggestions?

    My 3rd 9mm AR pistol build, with BCM Gunfighter Grip, Shockwave Brace, KAK Buffer tube, yada yada

    waiting on the rear sight and some m-lok rail covers

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    You should put linear comp or kak muzzle on there. My kak comp makes a huge diff in noise level. I can almost shoot it without ear pro 7.5 barrel



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  3. TRguy

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    I might do that, my other builds have Krink Comps on them.

    The A2 was just want was on it from PSA
     
  4. ZedHound

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    You should check out www.unbrandedar.com they have stripped 9mm lowers and parts and thy are better and cheaper than PSA. No headache either.


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    What makes them better?
     
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    No crush pins needed, the lowers use threaded holes, the finish is much better, it's smoother and more durable.

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    What kind of "better" finish are they using? More durable? Did you break a PSA lower that's made from billet aluminum? How?
     
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    The finish is the coating which can get scratched easily if cheap like PSAs. Not the actual lower frame....


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    Oh...you're talking about scratches on a tool. Nuff said...
     
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    They are both Hard anodized per Mil-Spec 8625 Type 3 Class 2. Both are made to mil-spec standards
    The only lower I see from Unbranded is billet... If you are into that, I guess that might make it better for you.
     
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    PSA's are billet too. This dude is just sharing his opinion as fact.
     
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    Is that front sight on backwards?

    I learned tonight - the hard way - that the PSA 9mm bolt does not play well with a CMC drop in trigger. No reset.
     
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    1 that's all I was doing was sharing my opinion.

    2. Not all PSA are billet
    http://palmettostatearmory.com/psa-blemished-safe-fire-lower.html
    You you're sharing your opinion as fact

    3. Just because they use the same materials doesn't mean the quality of workmanship is the same. Or the features are either. I've received many parts from PSA where they take little time to refine the products coating and its coarse and cheap feeling.

    4. Don't be such an arrogant asshat. You're the one who didn't understand the different between finish/coating vs material of the frame.
     
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    For $50 more than a PSA Lower I would expect them to be "much more betterer"


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    In other news aside from the creepy advertisement creeping on in like a questionable target bathroom goer....what are your opinions on the shockwave brace? Does it shoot well in ways you aren't supposed to shoot it @Harold Pressley ? I didn't like the sigbrace experience at all. It was heavy and useless, and left me just wanting to go on and get a real SBR.
     
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    I have two of the Shockwave braces with the Shockwave adjustable tube. One is 5.56 and one is 9mm. They both work very well for what they are. However, I won't make false claims that they are necessarily better than the Sig brace based solely on which one I like better. But yes, I much prefer the Shockwave over the Sig brace. Keep in mind, this is just the opinion of an arrogant asshat so.....
     
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    First step is admitting the problem


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    When you lead in with "x is better than y," I am not going to listen to what you have to say because you are mixing opinion with preferences with a small bit of facts arranged in a manner to suit your opinion. Particularly when discussing some random internet dude's AR. You could have started your own thread informing us all the wonders of unbranded whatever ar parts.

    "X is different from y and here is how..." That is a well worded, intelligent opinion statement that lets adult form their own opinions.
     
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    Oh, you mean starting your first two replies out by telling someone what they "should" do based solely on your opinion isn't intelligent and well worded??
     
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    Why don't you read the first line it looked like he was asking for suggestions on his build but if you want to dissect it now he was probably was being sarcastic. Why don't you get a life and quit insulting people's opinions on the internet? What kind of moron says people's opinions are wrong? Their called opinions for a reason.

    God if I had no life like you I would search e forum for where you've suggested to someone based off your experience what they should do. But then I have better things todo. Keep trolling asshat


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    Forum, well any sort of etiquette is different for many. I have a buddy who is like that. His chioice is the best...what he has done you should do. It's a trivial thing and there may or may not be any offense meant..."you should get a _____" vs "my _____ does ____ so well and I love it" but people that talk like the 1st example, I tend to just avoid like the plague lol. Most of the time when I see him he want to buy a blank and wants to know which I consider to be better/best. Usage usage usage and their rarely if ever is a "best" or "better" until we start breaking it down to actual usage of the product.
     
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