How to Assemble charging handles on an AR-15 rifle
Follow some expert gunsmiths at Brownells as they walk you through simple procedures for customizing, repairing, and maintaining your firearms. This weapons video tutorial series will teach you how to assemble charging handles, the bolt carrier group and check headspace on your own AR-15 rifle.
The AR-15 is one of the most adaptable rifle platforms in history, and building one is easier than you think. Brownells has produced a comprehensive series of easy to use web based video instructions on assembling an AR-15. They cover the all the parts, variations, subassemblies, tools and complete building of the rifle so you can feel confident to tackle this project on your own.
Broken down into short easy to follow video instructions for each step, you'll be able to watch only those segments that pertain to your rifle and not be bogged down with a lot of extra details.
This section covers the assembly of the charging handle, the bolt carrier group and checking the headspace of your rifle. Too much or too little headspace can cause serious bodily injury or destroy your rifle. Ensuring that you have the proper amount of headspace is easy and will only take about 10 minutes to check.
The clip that covers the assembly of the bolt carrier group will also be helpful when disassembling the bolt carrier group for cleaning.
1. Assembling the Charging Handle
2. Assembling the Bolt Carrier Group Before Checking the Headspace
3. Removing the Ejector to Check Headspace
4. Checking the Headspace & Installing the Ejector
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