The AR-15 is one of the most popular firearms of its age. The controversy around it, the simplicity of its build, and its modular design all put this rifle squarely at the top of its game. Speaking of modular, the AR-15 is highly customizable. Custom colors, designs, and attachments make your AR unique to you and your needs.

But customization does not only affect your AR15 cosmetically. Choosing to go beyond factory parts can provide your firearm with better accuracy, recoil, and function.

Choosing to go beyond factory parts can provide your AR with better accuracy, recoil, and function. Here are some awesome parts you can put on your custom AR-15 to get more from your purchase.


Barrels are a critical part of your AR build. With a custom barrel, you can decide what caliber ammo you prefer, as well as the amount of twist. This will greatly affect the degree of accuracy on your AR.

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Choosing the best-fit handguards for you is crucial to improving the function of your custom AR-15. A further forward grip provides better recoil control and accuracy.

Click here to see our wide variety of hand-guards for your custom AR15.


To improve the fit of your AR, purchase an adjustable stock. This also makes it easier to store, since these can be completely removed.

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80% Lower Receivers

Going the AR complete route is all fine and dandy, but choosing to build your AR at home gives you the chance to maximize its function. Building a custom AR15 also carries the fulfillment of building your own AR-15.

Look here to see our complete list of 80% lower receivers.


Magazines are an important part of your custom AR-15 build. Since most cycling problems are caused by magazines, making sure you have the best one possible is important to preserving its function and dependability.

Check out our line of custom Magpuls here.

A custom AR is set apart from complete models, not just because of its unique aesthetic but its function, as well. Purchasing or building a custom AR can mean long-lasting and dependable results, in addition to being a fun project.

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