WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

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WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by Dcforman on Thu May 31, 2018 1:38 pm

Hey all!

Thought I'd ask if anyone has a new or lightly used Caspian frame they'd part with. Looking for a 5" basic model, prefer stainless, awesome if it has an integral tube, front strap checkering, and grip bushings installed. Wait time for a new one is 15 weeks. I'd prefer not to be that patient!

PM me with what you've got!

Thanks!

Dave


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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by SW-52 on Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:11 am

Dcforman wrote:Hey all!

Thought I'd ask if anyone has a new or lightly used Caspian frame they'd part with. Looking for a 5" basic model, prefer stainless, awesome if it has an integral tube, front strap checkering, and grip bushings installed. Wait time for a new one is 15 weeks. I'd prefer not to be that patient!

PM me with what you've got!

Thanks!

Dave
verify with Frerking custom,owner of marvel. is possible he have complete lower in hand.
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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by Tim:H11 on Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:35 am

Try foster?
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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by Olde Pilot on Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:07 am

Foster has available and will equip as you prefer.

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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by Dcforman on Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:17 am

Aren't Fosters just Caspian with blemishes? Why would availability be different?

My Nelson conversion is already on order. I would feel bad calling up Frerking for a lower...

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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by Chris Miceli on Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:24 am

Yes, I guess Caspian messes up so many products they had to create an avenue to sell them.


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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by Jon Eulette on Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:36 am

The Foster receiver is identical to the Caspian with the exception of something slightly off cosmetically or dimensionally. I wouldn’t hesitate to use one. My Marvel is on a Foster and works perfectly.
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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by jglenn21 on Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:14 am

use a ton of foster frames.. most you can't find the "flaw"..


they have SS frames for 160 and you can add Checkering .. I think the longest wait time I've ever had was 4-5 weeks
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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by Dcforman on Fri Jun 01, 2018 12:41 pm

Awesome. Thanks, guys. I'll inquire as to a Foster frame.

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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by Dcforman on Fri Jun 01, 2018 7:44 pm

Ugh. Brownell's is telling me that Caspian says 15 weeks on either a Caspian or Foster frame. Might just have to bite the bullet.

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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by Keyholed on Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:02 pm

You can order the Foster frame directly from Caspian.

If you want, I can take some pictures of mine. There are some cosmetic flaws, but I don't notice them very often. I didn't want to take the risk of trying to fix them and making them worse, so I just left them as-is.

Tbh, if I did it again, I'd use a Caspian frame, but it was my first time attempting such a project.

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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by jglenn21 on Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:04 pm

go here and order direct .you simply have to supply a FFL for them to ship it to..

https://www.caspianarms.com/product-category/foster-receivers
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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by Dcforman on Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:46 pm

I tried. When you check out, they make you select a dealer from their list. No dealers in Ohio. Maybe I'll just give them a call. Can't hurt.

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Post by jglenn21 on Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:39 pm

if you have a dealer in mind  have them fax a copy of their FFL to them.
you can do your order and simply have it wait on the FFL. paid and everything.. simply reference your order number with the FFL.
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Re: WTB Caspian Lower for Nelson Conversion (FOUND/ORDERED)

Post by Dcforman on Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:18 am

Whelp, I feel a little sheepish. Looks like you can check out and select "Dealer not Found", then email your FFL's info. My problem was trying to use their checkout system with my phone. Getting some weird errors, which I wrongly attributed to not selecting one of their dealers. Broke out the old laptop, and problem solved!

At any rate, my frame was ordered. Thanks for the suggestions!

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