What is an AR 15 forward assist?

Photo of a finger on an AR 15 forward assist.

Of all the hotly debated parts of an AR-15, the forward assist is one of the most controversial. This is because many people do not see the need for an AR 15 forward assist, while others consider it to be a necessity. The reality falls somewhere in the middle. The forward assist assembly has some …

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Ambidextrous AR 15 – How to Build Your Own

Close up of an ambidextrous AR 15 conversion.

Most modern pistol designs feature ambidextrous controls and it makes them easier to use. Having a similar set of controls on your AR 15 can also make it easier to use, but the major question is “How do you make an Ambidextrous AR 15?” Here at Guntology, we love a good ambi AR 15. So …

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AR-15 Safety Selector: Choosing Your Best Fit

Live photo of an AR 15 safety selector on a firearm.

There are a lot of AR-15 parts that get overlooked when you start to try and boost the rifle’s performance. One of these overlooked parts is the safety selector. For most, the safety is “just there.” The design works and depending on your situation, the basic AR-15 safety is all you have to work with. …

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Flash Hider vs Muzzle Brake

A photo of a flash hider and a muzzle brake

When it comes to choosing accessories for your rifle or pistol, there are many different options. Two of the most popular choices are flash hiders and muzzle brakes. Both of these devices have their pros and cons, which can make it difficult to decide which one is right for you. In this blog from our …

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