Templar Custom Multi-Caliber Weapons System

Swapping between three chamberings designed for the AR platform is a cinch with this innovative system.


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AR Upper Build

Time to switch gears and platforms...

AR-15 Upper-Receiver Build: Installing the Forward-Assist Assembly

What can be more satisfying than building your own 1911 from scratch, building an AR-Platform upper receiver, also known as “America’s Rifle.”

AR Upper-Receiver Build: Dust Cover Installation

Having successfully installed the forward-assist assembly, the next component to install my an AR stripped-upper receiver is the dust cover.

AR Upper-Receiver Build: Bolt-Carrier Group and Changing Handle Installation

Now that the forward-assist and dust cover are in place you can focus on adding the receiver's critical components.

AR Upper-Receiver Build: Barrel Installation

Whether you’re building an AR for plinking or precision the type of barrel used and the manner in which it’s installed largely impacts both its accuracy, portability and use.

AR Upper-Receiver Build: Gas Block/Gas Tube Installation

When compared to installing an AR barrel mounting the gas block and gas tube may seem easy, but when it comes to creating a rifle that’s reliable doing it right the first time avoids significant problems in the long run.

AR Upper-Receiver Build: Fore-end Installation

From providing a means of accuracy enhancement or a mounting surface for accessories, a fore-end offers more than a location for your support hand. Fortunately, not matter which type you choose, installing one is easy.

AR Upper-Receiver Build: Muzzle Device Installation

Whether you select a compensator, flash hiders and muzzle brakes, they are much more than eye candy.

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