Are ArmaLite lowers mil spec?

The L15BN comes equipped with the quality standard Mil-Spec parts you come to expect from Armalite and our famous precision 2 stage adjustable trigger.

Is Stripped lower the same as 80% lower?

Technically, 80% lowers are stripped by nature, and do not need to be referred to as “stripped lowers”. When comparing an 80% lower to a stripped lower, a few key differences arise: -80% lowers are not considered a firearm by the ATF. This means no background checks, no FFL required, and no need to get off your couch.

Are complete lowers serialized?

Complete lowers (or lowers that are almost ready to install on a working gun) all have to have a serial number that is recorded on any sale or transfer.

Do lower receivers have to be registered?

According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) the only part of the AR-15 that requires a Federal Firearms License (FFL) transfer at the time of purchase is the serialized lower receiver.

Do you need a FFL to buy a complete upper?

There is also no FFL (Federal Firearms License) required to purchase an AR15 upper online. So you can buy as many as you’d like. You can also purchase complete uppers without an FFL license OR a background check. This is a benefit because it avoids additional processing time and potential fees.

Is a complete lower considered a rifle?

If a lower receiver is built into and registered as a pistol first, it can be stripped down and converted into a rifle in the future. If the receiver built into a carbine or rifle first, it must always remain part of a rifle and cannot ever be used to build a pistol.

Can complete Lowers be shipped to California?

Are 80 Lowers Legal in California? Yes! California does have certain stipulations that other states don’t have (as usual), but it is 100% legal for you to purchase, complete, and own an 80% firearm in the Golden State.