Category Archives: Up On ARs

My First AR-15


A Retrospective. Funny part, or one of the funny parts, is I grew up in Western Colorado. Ranch country. No

Chamber Choices


NATO or Remington? You need to know before you squeeze the trigger. By Glen Zediker Well, this isn’t the first



Essential Parts For In-The-Field Fixes By Glen Zediker The best spare part is a complete bolt carrier assembly. I always

Trigger Installation


The Basic Format. It’s unlikely you’ll be installing a stock trigger in your rifle, but most aftermarket triggers still use

Get Out!


Extraction & Ejection. An “extractor” is there to pull a spent case out of the chamber and the “ejector” is

Case Sizing


If you are a handloader, pay attention. Since it’s a semi-auto, full-length spent case resizing for AR-type rifles is mandatory.

Twists And Leads


The Right Barrel My UPS man flagged me down recently. He told me that (such-and-such) was having a big sale

Buffer Stuff


Keep The AR Cycling Happily I know the way I write must sound like I think the AR-15 gas system

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Making Triggers Better. I’ve said many times the only real way to improve a trigger on an AR-15 is to