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How to Build a 1911 Slide: Instructions

How to Build a 1911 Slide: Instructions

Posted by Gun Builders Depot on Jun 12th 2024

If you've picked up a new 1911 slide, you're probably looking for help with assembly -- and you've come to the right place! NOTE: These instructions apply for all Series 70 slides (those that lack a firing pin safety).Let's get started.ToolsA small punch or screwdriver is necessary for compressing t …

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How to Install a Drop-in AR Trigger: Step-by-Step Guide

How to Install a Drop-in AR Trigger: Step-by-Step Guide

Posted by Gunbuilders.com on Apr 5th 2024

We've covered how to assemble your AR-15 lower receiver. But maybe you want to upgrade your parts. Lots of AR owners upgrade their rifle or pistol with a drop-in trigger: A self-contained trigger assembly that includes a new hammer, trigger bow, disconnector, and springs.  If you're here, …

DISCLAIMER: If you are new to the world of DIY gun building, you likely have a lot of questions and rightfully so. It’s an area that has a lot of questions that, without the correct answers, could have some serious implications. At GunBuilders.com, we are by no means providing this content on our website to serve as legal advice or legal counsel. We encourage each and every builder to perform their own research around their respective State laws as well as educating themselves on the Federal laws. When performing your own research, please be sure that you are getting your information from a reliable source.


How to Build an AR-15 Upper Receiver: A Visual Guide

How to Build an AR-15 Upper Receiver: A Visual Guide

Posted by GunBuilders.com on Mar 29th 2024

If you've found this guide, you already know what you need -- we've got you covered: Follow these detailed instructions to assemble your AR-15 upper receiver from scratch! (These instructions are for all AR uppers)You can follow these instructions to build a standard AR-15 upper chambered in any cal …

DISCLAIMER: If you are new to the world of DIY gun building, you likely have a lot of questions and rightfully so. It’s an area that has a lot of questions that, without the correct answers, could have some serious implications. At GunBuilders.com, we are by no means providing this content on our website to serve as legal advice or legal counsel. We encourage each and every builder to perform their own research around their respective State laws as well as educating themselves on the Federal laws. When performing your own research, please be sure that you are getting your information from a reliable source.


What Are The Best AR-15 Barrel Lengths? By Caliber

What Are The Best AR-15 Barrel Lengths? By Caliber

Posted by Gunbuilders.com on Mar 20th 2024

There are a lot of calibers that'll fit in the AR-15. Barrel length (and twist rate) are the most important things to consider when it comes to making sure your AR is accurate. Which barrel length is best for your AR? Find out with our data below.The Best AR15 Barrel Lengths We like we …

DISCLAIMER: If you are new to the world of DIY gun building, you likely have a lot of questions and rightfully so. It’s an area that has a lot of questions that, without the correct answers, could have some serious implications. At GunBuilders.com, we are by no means providing this content on our website to serve as legal advice or legal counsel. We encourage each and every builder to perform their own research around their respective State laws as well as educating themselves on the Federal laws. When performing your own research, please be sure that you are getting your information from a reliable source.


AR15 Rifle vs AR Pistol: What's The Difference?

AR15 Rifle vs AR Pistol: What's The Difference?

Posted by GunBuilders.com on Mar 15th 2024

The AR platform, originally developed by Eugene Stoner, has become one of the most popular firearm platforms, prized for its modularity, reliability, and easy customization. Besides its dozens of available calibers, the AR comes in two flavors: Rifle and pistol. While they may look alike at a …

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How to Build a 9mm AR: The Original AR9 Pistol Guide

How to Build a 9mm AR: The Original AR9 Pistol Guide

Posted by Gunbuilders.com on Mar 1st 2024

This is the original AR9 build guide, brought to you buy the folks who build what we sell. We're covering optimal barrel lengths for accurately sending 9mm through the AR platform, what parts you'll need to assemble a 9mm rifle or pistol, and what components make the 9mm AR's upper and lower receive …

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