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In this post I’ll go over all the specific parts of the Upper Receiver and Barrel with all associated parts.  Click this post or the ‘continue reading’ link below to see the full details.

I love this guy!  User Hickok45 on YouTube posts some of the best firearm videos on the interwebs.  In the video below, he gives you a short close-up tour of his Bushmaster XM-15 and shows the basic operation of an assembled AR. Thank you Hickok45 for the video!

In this post I’ll go over all the specific parts of the Lower Receiver and Stock / Buffer Assembly.  Click this post or the ‘continue reading’ link below to see the full details.

In this post we’ll break down the AR into 4 major parts.  You can use this in conjunction with the TERMINOLOGY post (work in progress).  As I make more posts about these specific components, I will link this page to them. Lower Receiver – Often called the ‘lower’ for short. This is most surprisingly the […]