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VLTOR A5 Buffer System Overview

In the course of a recent interview with a highly respected AR manufacturer, the A5 Buffer System was mentioned as one of the “most legitimate upgrades” the AR has ever seen. Such praise led us to reach out to Nick Wantland, head of marketing and sales at VLTOR. We asked for an overview and why it might be worth considering for your next build.

Semper Paratus Arms – Armorer’s Advice to AR Builders

William Larson of Semper Paratus Arms puts on perhaps the best two-day AR-15 Armorer Course available anywhere to civilians, law enforcement and miltary in the world today. He’s also someone we’ve long wanted to speak with to discuss the “do’s and don’ts” of building a truly reliable AR. We were fortunate enough to fianlly catch up with William Larson during a brief break in his tremendously busy schedule.

Choosing the Right AR Bolt Carrier Group (BCG)

VIDEO – If you’re new to building an AR, choosing a Bolt Carrier Group (BCG) for your build can get a bit confusing with so many brands, options and variations of material and coating available. To assist, Jeremy Bedsaul of gives us a video overview of some of the different bolt carrier group choices for your AR-15.

B5 Systems – Enhanced SOPMOD & Bravo Overview

For my shooting style, I am a still a huge fan of the Enhanced SOPMOD stock. A brief look around the industry tells me I’m not alone in my preference. To learn a bit more about the B5 Systems version of the SOPMOD stock, and the Bravo SOPMOD, we spoke with Mark Keller, Vice President at B5 Systems.

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