Gunsmithing - The AR-15

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Gun Digest Books, Feb 23, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
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ARs are Expensive! Protect Your Investmen –with Gunsmithing: The AR-15 Whether you're a professional gunsmith or just an interested amateur, you'll find everything you need to know about keeping your AR perking in Gunsmithing: The AR-15. Written by master gunsmith and noted AR-15 expert Patrick Sweeney, Gunsmithing: The AR-15 is your one-stop guide to repairing, maintaining and modifying America's favorite rifle. It's all here! Hundreds of detailed photos Maintenance Repair Accessories and Modifications Tips, Tools and Techniques And More! Whether you're interested in simple tasks such as disassembling and maintaining your AR, or if you're ready to tackle more complex projects such as rebarreling or converting your AR to a piston design, Gunsmithing: The AR-15 tells you everything you need to know. Protect your investment and avoid costly mistakes–with Gunsmithing: The AR-15!
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
WHAT AND HOW
8
LOOKS COUNT TOO
20
GETTING THINGS APART
26
HOW IT WORKS THE UPPER
32
THE BARREL
36
SIGHTS
70
HANDGUARDS
82
BUFFERS AND RECOIL SPRINGS
144
THE LOWER RECEIVER
154
STOCKS
188
MAGAZINES
200
SLINGS
212
OPTICS
220
AR PISTOLS
236
PISTON SYSTEMS
240

FLASH HIDERS AND MUZZLE BRAKES
90
CALIBERS OF THE AR15M16
98
THE UPPER RECEIVER
104
THE CHARGING HANDLE
114
BOLTS AND CARRIERS
120
CHAPTER 21 FIELD MALFUNCTION CLEARANCE
248
APPENDIX A
252
APPENDIX B
254
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Patrick Sweeney is a certified master gunsmith, film consultant, certified armorer instructor for police departments nationwide, author of many of Gun Digest Books' best-selling titles, and Handguns Editor for America's largest general-circulation shooting magazine, Guns & Ammo.

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