CMMG Barrel

Preview: CMMG Barrel and BCG Kit In .45 ACP

At-home builders of AR-15-type pistols benefit from unique engineering CMMG Inc. provides—the MkG 8" Barrel and BCG Kit presents gun builders with a pistol-caliber option for AR-15-type systems that utilizes a highly sought-after, big-bore chambering: .45 ACP.

Tested: Windham Weaponry Do-It-Yourself SRC AR-15 Kit

Enjoy a better-than-basic .300 BLK carbine at a fair price by assembling the lower yourself.

Building an Exotic Compact 9 mm AR-15 Pistol

With the right components it’s possible to shrink AR pistols down to a much more manageable size.

Building a Budget AR-15 at Home

Is it possible to build a reliable AR-15 for under $500? Keep reading to find out how this bargain priced do-it-yourself rifle from Palmetto State Armory performed.

Building a Custom AR-15 at Home

What does it really take to build an AR-15 from scratch—and is it worth it? Here is what the author learned as he tackled the job for the very first time.

Gallery: Custom-Build AR-15 Components

Building an AR-15 at home can be a fun and rewarding hobby. Thanks to the popularity of this modular rifle platform, there are literally hundreds of components to choose from ranging from inexpensive mil-spec parts to exotic custom features. Here is a look at the components gun writer B. Gil Horman chose for his first custom target AR-15 rifle build.

Build Your Own AR from Scratch

The AR-style rifle’s modular design allows nearly anyone to build a perfectly personalized gun from the ground up. All it takes is the right components, a few specialized tools and some friendly advice from the experts. So if you see an AR in your future, why not envision, then build, one that exactly suits your needs?

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