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Aero Precision AR 15 lower parts by The Colt AR 15 very soon found its way into military use in the early 1960’s, offering shooters in the United States Air Force and Special Forces a select-fire option. When the United States got into involvement with Vietnam in 1963, it soon became clear that Springfield Armory was not going to be able to keep up with the production of the standard M14 battle rifles. This was the perfect opportunity for the AR 15 platform. Many people proposed expanding the production of the M14 to some other companies, but the idea was eventually scrapped because of the high cost of the M14 to manufacture. It was a great rifle, but it cost a lot to make, its cartridge required more resources, and it was largely considered overkill for fights of 300 yards or less.

A mounting system will allow you to install a wide variety of accessories to your AR 15, such as slings, sights, lasers, lights, bipods, forward grips, and whatever else you may want on your firearm. In today’s market, there are three main types of mounting systems: Picatinny, keymod, and M-LOK. For many years, the picatinny rail system has been the standard and preferred system used by both military and law enforcement. This system uses dovetail angles and grooves to allow you to mount anything you want so long as it is compatible. These system can also be used for the quad rail, or “quad” when there are four rails on each side of the rifle: top, bottom, left and right. The downside to using the picatinny system, and why it is slowly losing popularity year after year, is how heavy it is. Because the other two systems use machine cut-outs for attaching accessories, they are much lighter.

There are plenty of misconceptions when it comes to the actual steel used to create an AR 15 barrel. To make things a little less complicated, there are basically 7 different types of barrel steels used to make these barrels, and they can be divided into two categories: carbon and stainless steel. Carbon barrel steels include 4140 steel, 4150 steel, and chromium-molybdenum-vanadium (CMV) which is also called 41V50. The different types of stainless barrels include 410 stainless, 416 stainless, 416r stainless, and 17-4 PH stainless. Most shooters will not want to get into the fine details about the subtle differences between each steel, but the biggest question most people ask is whether they should buy carbon or stainless for their barrels. See more information on AR 15 Parts.

16” AR-15 Upper Assemblies : For many first time builders, the 16” AR-15 Upper Assemblies are the sweet spot. I’d go so far as to say, for most people, in most circumstances, a 16″ upper assembly is the ideal all-around choice. With this size you get the most out of the rifle from a ballistic standpoint. The gun will be softer shooting, the concussive blast present in the shorter barrels is not a huge factor, and it’s an overall very practical length for a wide variety of uses. If pressed on what length to go with, we always recommend the 16” AR 15 upper assemblies over any other length we sell at Black Rifle Depot.

Just like every other part of the firearm, AR 15 handguards come in plenty of different options and are very modular. With all of these options available, it can sometimes be confusing. Even the multiple different names (handguard, forend, forearm, fore grip, etc.) can seem a little odd but they all mean the same thing. So what is the big deal with the handguard? The handguard on an AR 15 is the section of your firearm that surrounds a portion of the barrel that is used, as the name implies, to guard your hand from the heat generated from shooting and to hold and support the firearm with your non-trigger hand. When it comes to the AR 15 or M16 platform, the first handguards were designed to incorporate into the rifle’s overall design for being lightweight. Black Rifle Depot is a family owned and operated AR 15 Parts and AR 15 Accessories wholesale distributor based out of Bakersfield California. We offer a large variety of AR 15 Parts such as AR 15 Complete Uppers, AR 15 Barrels, AR 15 Bolt Carriers, AR 15 Handguards and AR 15 Lower Build Kits to customize your AR 15 Rifle from some of the top manufactures in the industry such as Aero Precision, Anderson Manufacturing, Faxon, Magpul Industries, and Odin works. With our continuous growing inventory and competitive prices, make Black Rifle Depot your one stop shop for AR 15 Parts and AR 15 Complete Uppers. Discover additional info at