AR15 DIY projects

Discussion in 'DIY Projects' started by dfglock22, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. dfglock22

    dfglock22 New Member

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    Just wondering how hard it is to do DIY projects on an AR15. I have never done any DIY projects, but I do want to some projects to my AR15.
     
  2. BenLuby

    BenLuby New Member

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    AR's are pretty easy to do a lot of things to. Pretty much like a Mr. Potatohead for grown ups, as AgentTikki says. A lot of things can be done at home by yourself. It really comes down to your level of comfort with mechanical work (very basic, you're not building a space shuttle) and a lot of us actually build our own AR's so we can get the parts we want instead of the 'one size fits all' mass produced versions.

    http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f20/

    We have lots of good threads on this.
     

  3. purehavoc

    purehavoc New Member

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    Stippling parts, grips, handguards, mags , basically anyting plastic is another good DIY fun time .
     
  4. BenLuby

    BenLuby New Member

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    If I had any artistic ability I would try that, but I don't. I have an utter fear of attempting to paint anything.
     
  5. purehavoc

    purehavoc New Member

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    its really not hard to do , you just need time and patience

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  6. BenLuby

    BenLuby New Member

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    Wood burning iron? Very nice job, btw.
     
  7. dog2000tj

    dog2000tj New Member

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    Look up some self help vids on Youtube on the different areas you want to try. The trick is to practice what you want to do - try out stippling on other plastic/metal objects. Whip up some paint schemes on scraps that don't matter. Once you get a feel for the technique than give it a whirl ;)
     
  8. kusterleXD

    kusterleXD New Member

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    So the project for today was to paint my AR 15. Here is the result of my first attempt to camouflage paint a firearm:



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  9. kusterleXD

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    Here is the rifle fully assembled. Now I just need to replace the black rubber rail covers with tan ones!



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  10. kusterleXD

    kusterleXD New Member

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    Got the tan rail covers. A mix of Magpul XTMs and low profile covers.



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