Can you build a lower receiver for an AR 15?
Today, we’re talking about how to assemble an AR-15 lower receiver. In my opinion, assembling an AR-15 lower receiver from scratch is one of the most rewarding things a gun owner can do. It’s also one of the best ways to learn the function of your new AR-15 rifle.
How to assemble two halves of an AR15?
Assembling the 2 halves 1 Make sure your pivot and take down pins are fully extended. 2 Line up the pivot pin with the pin hole of the upper receiver and push the pin all the way in. 3 Close the two halves together and push in the take down pin.
How do you add a take down pin to an AR15?
1. Make sure your pivot and take down pins are fully extended. 2. Line up the pivot pin with the pin hole of the upper receiver and push the pin all the way in. 3. Close the two halves together and push in the take down pin.
Where is the disconnector on an AR 15 lower receiver?
After the spring is in place, the disconnector is installed on top of the trigger (fig 16). The square notch in the underside of the disconnector rests on top of the disconnector spring. The trigger assembly is then placed into the lower receiver with the inside of the trigger bow facing to the front of the lower receiver.
What do I need for a lower receiver?
For this step, you will need the trigger guard, trigger guard screw, and trigger guard roll pin. Start by placing the trigger guard into the trigger guard slot in the bottom of the lower receiver.
How do you detent an AR 15 receiver?
To capture the detent and spring, use a thin razor blade style knife and press the side of the blade onto the top of the detent (fig 9). With the detent and spring held into place, slide the pivot pin over the side of the razor blade and into the hole in the receiver… (fig 10)
How do you attach a buffer to an AR 15?
Screw in the buffer tube until the end plate captures and compresses the takedown pin spring and thread the castle nut down to secure the end plate in place. Stop threading in the buffer tube when the front lip of the tube is just less than flush with the hole in top of the buffer area on the receiver (fig 28).