Aero Precision’s stripped lowers are already my go to lower for AR-15 builds because they are a great value. The introduction of their generation 2 stripped lowers brings with it two new features that may make them an even better value.
The AR15 Stripped Lower Receiver, Gen 2 offers a tension screw hole that is used to tighten the fit between the upper and lower receiver. It also offers a more flared magazine well. The magwell flare is a great improvement over most forged lowers. I know of very few forged lowers that are flared to this extent, especially at this price.
Other than the two new features, they have everything else I like about the Aero Precision lowers like pictogram selector markings, no outlandish rollmarks, and 7075 aluminum construction with hard anodized finish. They haven’t reinvented the wheel and that is a good thing because these lowers still retail well under $100.
Check out the AR15 Stripped Lower Receiver, Gen 2 at Aero Precision.
Great article. Aero is truly a top manufacturer. This is def going to be the lower on my next build, I just hope they have a combo deal with one of their uppers. Best part is they don’t cost an arm and a leg. Now they just need to make a billet lower and upper, I know that there is no real performance advantage of billet but you gotta admit that they look pretty damn sweet.