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I'm considering a G3K and wondered what members thought the best route to take getting there. Wait and buy one already finished or try to hunt up a parts kit (I don't see those too often) and have one built? Buy a flat or pay for a PTR receiver? Thanks and sorry if this is too noob a question.
 

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Check out Investment Grade Firearms. Jayson does great work and his site breaks down the service/price well. If you go the HK route, you don't need much in the way in parts. Get yourself a HK91 and a HK33/93 forearm. There might be a few other items, but thats about it. He can cut the barrel and front of the rifle down for you. He can also make it the correct SBR length or permanently attach a slightly longer flash hider to keep it at 16 inches and prevent you from having to SBR it. Hope that helps.
 

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It seems of somewhat limited value to get a G3k, with a 12.5" barrel + 4 hider (16.5 net") vs a HK-91 with a 20" barrel. Only a change of -4"... lota cash for 4 inches.... versus getting a new PTR-91KF with a 16" barrel, which will be just about the same size as the finished G3K project.

Sounds like you don't have a rifle to start from, if it were me with cash in hand, and I wanted a short(er), but non SBR .308 H&K style gun. I'd get the PTR with the 16" barrel.
 

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highly recommend a 91 to G3K conversion as it has a fantastic balance.....a pinned flash hider for the conversion is no big deal......a good deal on a used 91 and refiniished to G3K will make you smile
 

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Great suggestions from everyone. I notice no one has suggested the parts kit / flat route yet.... Not recommended?

@jdonovan, I hear ya about the "4 inch" thing, but as another poster noted I'm looking for better balance and hopefully losing some of the weight. Though, it's probably sacrificing accuracy to get that, aye?
 

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Great suggestions from everyone. I notice no one has suggested the parts kit / flat route yet.... Not recommended?
No reason for a flat, when you can get a fully formed reciever from PTR for just a bit more. You'll still need a bunch of US parts to get 922 sorted out. So the 'parts kit' will give you a trunion, paddle mag, sights, and a few other small parts... IMO not worth the $500ish they command these days.

I hear ya about the "4 inch" thing, but as another poster noted I'm looking for better balance and hopefully losing some of the weight. Though, it's probably sacrificing accuracy to get that, aye?
I seriously doubt a PTR with a factory 16" barrel vs a 12" + 4" flash hider is going to have a significantly different feel, or weight.
 

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I'm considering a G3K and wondered what members thought the best route to take getting there. Wait and buy one already finished or try to hunt up a parts kit (I don't see those too often) and have one built? Buy a flat or pay for a PTR receiver? Thanks and sorry if this is too noob a question.
If I were going to do it I would get a receiver and buy the needed remaining parts. I would have a pistol build done to get around the SBR registration requirement.
 
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