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Primary Weapons Systems AR Build Breakdown

A lot of times I am asked about the parts that make up a rifle build, so I am revamping a series of “Build Breakdowns” that explain what parts were used to put a certain rifle together.  Each part or grouping of parts will be listed below the image and will be hyperlinked to the Rainier Arms website, or another site if not available on Rainier, where you can learn more about the parts or to make a purchase.

This build focuses on a Primary Weapons Systems Build that I recently put together.  The build started as a separate upper and lower receiver set that were mostly complete from the factory.

Primary Weapons Systems Mk1 Mod2 Lower and Mk1 Mod1 Upper Receiver with Vortex Viper PST Scope in a Bobro Engineering Precision Optic Mount 003-1000

If you see a build that you want to know more about, please let me know.


Build Breakdown #5 Fightlite SCR

The following are the ingredients to put together the following pictured rifle built around the Fightlite Industries SCR platform.

FightLite SCR Rifle with Gemtech Patrolman 5.56mm Suppressor 019-1000

Fightlite Industries SCR Lower Receiver Assembly
Fortis Manufacturing Billet Upper Receiver
Fortis Manufacturing 16″ Night Rail
Gemtech 5.56mm Patrolman Suppressor
Vortex Optics 1-4x Viper PST Scope
Bobro Engineering Precision Optic Mount
Magpul EMAG (30 Round) Magazine

FightLite SCR Rifle with Gemtech Patrolman 5.56mm Suppressor 015-1000

SHOT Show 2014 – Vortex Optics Strikefire II

Vortex Optics Strikefire II
Vortex Optics Strikefire II

Vortex Optics has announced several upgrades to their product line for 2014.

Of note is the upgraded Strikefire II.  The Strikefire II has removed the night vision button which previously caused users problems with the optic appearing to have turned off and incorporated the NV function in the brightness settings.  The Power Control Group Housing has been beefed up to provide an even more robust system.  The Strikefire II includes a cantilever ring mount, uses a single CR2 battery which will last for 400 hours on the Bright Red setting and 300 hours on the Red/Green setting.  The Strikefire II retails for $239.00.

For more information visit, vortexoptics.com.