The Book Every AR-15 Owner Needs
Learn to Fix, Modify and Upgrade Your AR-15 ... with Confidence
You'll Love This If:
- You own an AR-15 and want to learn how to fix or upgrade it yourself
- You're a professional gunsmith or are studying to become one
- You want to maintain your AR-15 for years of rugged, dependable use
How Many Expensive Trips to the Gunsmith Will This Book Save You?
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. You'll learn how to protect your investment and avoid costly mistakes.
- AR-15 maintenance
- How to repair your AR-15
- AR-15 accessories and modifications
- Tips, Techniques and Tools for Top AR performance
Sneak Peek: AR-15 Gunsmithing - Getting Things Apart
Learn how to field-strip and completely disassemble your AR-15 – and get it all back together again - for routine and advanced cleaning, maintenance and repair. Click to Read Excerpt
TIP: The Ideal Gift for Anyone Who Owns and Shoots an AR-15!
Written by master gunsmith and noted AR-15 expert Patrick Sweeney, Gunsmithing: The AR-15 is your one-volume guide to repairing, maintaining and modifying your AR-style gun.
About the Author
- The AR-15: What and How
- Looks Count, Too
- Getting Things Apart
- How It Works: The Upper
- The Barrel
- Flash Hiders and Muzzle Brakes
- The Upper Receiver Proper
- The Charging Handle
- Bolts and Carriers
- Buffers and Recoil Springs
- The Lower Receiver and Its Components
- AR Pistols
- Piston Systems
- Field Malfunction Clearance
- Plus hundreds of detailed photos depicting the step-by-step processes in an easy-to-follow format!
Patrick Sweeney is the author of many of Gun Digest books' best-selling titles, including Gun Digest Book of the 1911, Vols. I & II
; Gun Digest Big Fat Book of the .45 ACP
, Gun Digest Book of the AR-15
, Gun Digest Book of the AK and SKS
, Gun Digest Book of the Glock
and Gunsmithing: Pistols and Revolvers
, among other titles. A master gunsmith, Patrick is also Handguns Editor for Guns & Ammo
What The Experts are Saying
"Patrick Sweeney's intimate knowledge of the AR-15 operating system is evident in this must-have reference for anyone who wants to work on their AR-style rifles. Sweeney describes everything from basic cleaning and maintenance to detailed upgrades that require the services of a competent professional gunsmith. More importantly, he tells you what you should be able to do yourself and what you should put in the hands of the gunsmith. Anyone who owns an AR-15 will benefit from this book." - Kevin Michalowski, Senior Editor, Gun Digest the Magazine