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Old 01-24-2013, 07:10 PM   #1
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Can anyone recommend a good book/ manual for assembly,disassembly, customizations, etc. for AR15?


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Can anyone recommend a good book/ manual for assembly,disassembly, customizations, etc. for AR15?
A Brownells or MidwayUSA catalog. Lol.

But really though ... The shooters bible has an AR15 book. I've flipped through it a couple times and it's got a lot of good stuff in it. Here's some link-age.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1616084448


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The AR15 platform is a very modular system. With a few tools and a little knowledge theres not much you can't do to one by swapping out parts. Before I put together my first lower receiver I bought the book "The AR-15 Complete Assembly Guide" by Walt Kuleck with Clint McKee. It discribes pretty much every thing you need to know to disassemble and assemble an AR. Also Brownells has a lot of really good videos on line you can watch for free at http://www.brownells.com/.aspx/lid=11004/learn/ and more good stuff at http://www.ar15.com/
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this will give you all the proper specs you need to build an ar15 properly and to spec.

http://www.cpi-va.us/docs/M16Manual.pdf

just ignore the bits on the full auto/3 round burst. its the manual i use and gives directions for the creation of a few simple tools to make some of the tasks easier
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There is an iPad app that is for disassembly of a bunch of different guns.
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The publisher of the gun assembly / disassembly app is noble-empire.com

It is really cool. You can go into X-ray mode and see the inner workings in action, and it makes memorizing assembly/disassembly a lot easier.

You get a few guns free, others are 99 cents.
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The publisher of the gun assembly / disassembly app is noble-empire.com

It is really cool. You can go into X-ray mode and see the inner workings in action, and it makes memorizing assembly/disassembly a lot easier.

You get a few guns free, others are 99 cents.
I have it and it works great, it's a great reference to learning how to disassemble certain guns
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I'm not sure how involved you want to get with your weapon or if you're referring to manuals providing gunsmithing information specific to the AR-15 platform, but I think the following manual is a good read for all owners:

http://www.bhigear.com/ar15-handbook-pannone-lawrence.aspx

There are many other good ones out there and this is just an example.
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And read the stickies" at the top of the AR forum
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Bowfisher,

The books by Patrick Sweeney are about the best I have ever seen. I have a collection of most of them.
Pat Sweeney is very knowledgable when it comes to the AR platform.

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