Building an AR-15 – Seeking Professional Help

Despite what you might have been lead to believe, building an AR-15 isn’t like building Legos. How do you know when you should attempt to do something yourself versus reaching out to a professional to do the work for you? 

Should I Build or Buy an AR-15? An ARBuildJunkie Overview

One of the most common questions we get at ARBuildJunkie is “should I buy or build an AR-15?” The answer depends on several variables. Author Todd Gimian explores the pros and cons of assembling a rifle versus buying one from a manufacturer.

AR-15 Triggers Explained – Which Trigger is Best for You?

In today’s market, there are an ever-increasing number of AR-15 triggers available to consumers. Not all triggers are created equal, so how does someone pick out what is going to be best for them? Todd Gimian discusses triggers and what you should consider before purchasing.

Best AR-15 Muzzle Devices (2021)

When it comes to muzzle devices for the AR platform, the amount of choices available can seem overwhelming. What are the different types of muzzle devices available for your AR, what are the reasons behind their selection? Join author Todd Gimian as he explores the what and why behind today’s muzzle devices for the AR platform.

Best AR Cartridges and Calibers – What to Use and When

One of the biggest draws of the AR platform is its ability to be customized to the end user’s preferences.  The ability to use a variety of calibers in one platform is part of the appeal, as each has different strengths and weaknesses, allowing the user to pick and choose what is best for them … Read more

Will Larson Tribute Rifle – Honoring the Legacy of Will Larson

After Will Larson’s passing, many of his friends and colleagues in the industry decided to pay homage to him. Rather than cloning one of Will’s guns, the decision was made to build a firearm honoring Will by using parts he had a hand in developing and/or made by companies he supported.

AR-15 Buffers and Buffer Springs Basics

One of the most frequently asked questions in AR-15 groups or boards is, “What AR-15 buffers should I consider for my build?” The answer is not always as simple as someone would like, as several factors will determine the proper buffer. Complicating the process is the fact that many who are new to the AR platform don’t quite grasp what the buffer system does or how it works.

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