The lower receiver is located over the pistol grip and houses the trigger and hammer, as well as a magazine slot. It is unable of firing a bullet on its own. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, however, is able to limit who can purchase the item by classifying it as a firearm.
Features of a Matrix Arms AR15 80% (Non-Anodized)
The 80 percent lower receiver from Matrix Arms is one of the most popular and reliable receivers on the market today! We have been producing thousands of receivers every week in our New Hampshire factory for almost ten years! The Matrix Arms 80 percent lower receiver is made of 7075 T-6 aluminum forgings and is the perfect basis for your next DIY rifle project. To make this 80% receiver into a fully functional lower, just machine out the hammer/trigger pocket. It makes use of the standard. There are 250 takedown holes and.156 fire control pins in all.
- FIRE/SAFE engraved
- Takedown-lug pocket to check upper compatibility
- Matte black anodization, Class 2 Type 3 (Non-anodized lowers come in the raw)
Are they legal?
Because 80% of them are not considered weapons, they are legal to own in the United States. To acquire one, you don’t need to go via an FFL (Federal Firearms Licensed) dealer, nor do you need to run a background check or fill out a Firearm Transaction Record, Form 4473.
Can anyone buy them?
It’s the lower receiver that falls under the categorization of a firearm, according to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), thus you won’t be able to buy it easily. You’ll need a federal firearms license (FFL) to acquire a lower receiver, or you may purchase one privately.
Buying a lower receiver isn’t simple, but it’s also not as difficult as it appears. You can make a good judgment based on the facts you’ve obtained if you conduct your homework well enough. You may also ask your friends or relatives for advice and suggestions if they know their way around weapons or are very comfortable with them.