U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- One of the coolest things about the Modern Sporting Rifle (MSR), built on the well-known AR-15 platform originally designed by Eugene Stoner, is the fact that the system is largely modular and can be assembled and modified by anyone possessing some basic tools and a bit of mechanical aptitude. Happily, for firearms enthusiasts, “easy to assemble” also translates to “easily customizable”. The concept has been so successful that the AR-15 and its countless variants have earned the names, The Swiss army knife of guns, frankengun, LEGOS for adults and others.
Assuming all the individual parts are within specification, a builder only needs to verify chamber headspace and mechanical function before heading to the range with their completed rifle. Of course, that doesn’t mean the gun will be “a shooter,” as considerable experience and skill are required to build a highly accurate rifle. Generally, however, a frankengun will usually perform safely and reliably, even if the builder doesn’t possess major gunsmithing chops.
For these reasons, every hardcore firearms enthusiast eventually considers buying, building or …Read the Rest