Anderson Tops Shotgun News AR-15 Lower Shootoutdate: July 6, 2015
In the July 6, 2015 issue of Shotgun News writer Steven Matthews reviews 10 of the leading AR-15 lowers and ranked the Anderson on top:
For a forged mil-spec aluminum receiver I don’t think one can do better than the extremely economically priced Anderson Mfg. receiver. You can pay two to four times the cost of an Anderson receiver if you choose, but you will not get a receiver that is two to four times better than the Anderson receiver.
I have built rifles with $35 receivers (cosmetic defect Anderson receivers on sale) and I have built rifles with $150 receivers. If the name on the side was covered up, I could not tell which receiver I was using, since it worked as well as any other receiver.
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