The author builds an AR from parts to be used in CMP competition.
There are two schools of thought on the M-1 Carbine. Neither involves lots of work on the gun. While the Carbine been denigrated for lack of stopping power, inaccuracy, and an anthropomorphic lack of small round things, it has a lot going for it and, yes, it can even be improved.
Muramatsu reviews the small tools a gunsmith needs in part 1 of the series.
The two AR-15 gunsmithing project is finally complete! The finished rifles – one a budget model, the other a hunting model, look great.
Part III in a series where Muramatsu builds two AR15s: A budget and a hunting model.
A tale of two ARs. One economy model, one deluxe model. One for home defense and plinking, one for Bambi extermination. One .223 Rem. One 6.5mm Grendel. Both on receivers from the same source. The goal? To see the contrast that can be accomplished based solely upon one’s imagination, starting from the same building blocks.
Building on the AR craze, gunsmith Kevin Muramatsu builds two AR-style rifles, each quite different.
With a little imagination and a lot of skill, you can create a .45 ACP Mauser rifle. It doesn’t matter why. This project is just plain fun.
Muramatsu converts a Mauser to .45 ACP in this two-part series.
Part 2 of how-to install a new trigger in the AR-15 and how it can make a world of difference.