AR-15 Class

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Instructor: Andrew LeCody

This class will cover the following topics:

  • Firearm safety
  • History of the AR-15 platform and it's military variants (M16/M4)
  • How the AR-15 platform works
  • Cleaning an AR-15
  • What to look for when buying an AR-15
  • How to build your own AR-15

The class is free and open to everyone.

Example Specs To Build Your Own

Lower Receiver

Part Cost
Stripped Lower Recevier $90
Spike's Carbine Buffer Assembly Kit $62
Magpul MOE Grip FDE $20
Magpul Enhanced Trigger Guard FDE $9
Magpul CTR-M (Milspec) Stock FDE $92
Magpul Enhanced Rubber Buttpad $20
Magpul BAD $29

Lower Receiver Total: $380

Upper Receiver

Part Cost
BCM Standard 14.5" M4 Carbine Upper Receiver Group w/ Permanent A2X Flash Hider (16.1") $450
BCM Bolt Carrier Group (MPI) - Auto $140
BCMGUNFIGHTER Charging Handle (5.56mm/.223) w/ Mod 4 (MEDIUM) Latch $45
Magpul MOE Handguard FDE $30
Magpul MBUS Rear Sight FDE $58

Upper Receiver Total: $723

Total Build Cost

Roughly $1,103 before optics.


Firearm Safety

AR-15 Parts

Lower Receiver Assembly Guide

Comparison Chart of Commercial M4 Pattern Carbines



AR-15 Diagram

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