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How to Zero Iron Sights

How to Zero Iron Sights

Posted by Gunbuilders.com on Sep 27th 2022

Zeroing iron sights can be confusing, even for experienced shooters. You'll make "up" and "down" (elevation) adjustments using the front sight, but you'll make "left" and "right" (windage) adjustments using the rear sight. To make things even more confusing, the sights must move in opposite direc …

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.


Holographic vs. Red Dot Sights: Which to Pick?

Holographic vs. Red Dot Sights: Which to Pick?

Posted by Gun Builders Depot on Feb 1st 2022

Reflex and holographic optics look like each other, and they produce an aiming reticle that looks identical. So,  what are the differences between the two? Which one should you pick for your new AR, rifle, or pistol? We think the best way to decide is to understand how both optics work, learnin …

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.


Muzzle Brakes vs Compensators vs Flash Hiders

Muzzle Brakes vs Compensators vs Flash Hiders

Posted by Gun Builders Depot on Jan 27th 2022

Your AR-15's barrel can be fitted with loads of muzzle devices. Muzzle brakes, compensators, and flash hiders are all popular choices among AR owners. Which one should you get, and why? We're comparing what each muzzle device does. Let's dive in.The Muzzle Brake A muzzle brake does exactly w …

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.


5.56 NATO vs .223 Remington: What's The Difference?

5.56 NATO vs .223 Remington: What's The Difference?

Posted by Gun Builders Depot on Dec 16th 2021

The 5.56 NATO and .223 Remington loads are the two most popular cartridges ever chambered in the AR platform. But you've probably heard they're different. You might've been told you can't shoot 5.56 in a .223 gun and vice versa. So, what are the differences between 5.56 NATO and .223 Remington, a …

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.


The Best AR-15 Cartridges (And Why)

The Best AR-15 Cartridges (And Why)

Posted by Gun Builders Depot on Oct 25th 2021

The AR-15 can chamber a lot of cartridges. That includes pistol calibers. In short, it can be a real pain deciding which cartridge you'll put in your first, or next, AR-15 build. We're going to help you decide by covering the most popular cartridges by specific use, which includes: Deer hunt …

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.


Pistol-Cal Carbines: The AR-45 vs AR9

Pistol-Cal Carbines: The AR-45 vs AR9

Posted by Gun Builders Depot on Oct 21st 2021

The AR platform's becoming a popular choice for pistol-caliber carbine owners. It easily converts from its usual centerfire rifle cartridge setup to blowback operation by just ditching the gas system. It can also improve velocity and accuracy of 9mm and .45 ACP to such an extent that both rounds bec …

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.


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