Resources: Build Your Own Gun

Frequently, Thunder Tactical creates different video campaigns to connect with our community and provide first-person resources to each other. Learning from each other is one of the strongest bonds within the Thunder Tactical community.


To help spur this type of community engagement, we offer discounts to customers who have created videos for Thunder Tactical.

Every few months, we launch a new campaign to help us find new ways to connect with you. We’ve done product reviews for some time now, and we’ve collected a great range of video gun reviews for you to view before purchasing.

We’ve just launched a “How To” video series for assembling uppers, lowers, and full kits and also how to mill out a lower. 

Product Reviews

For the past few months, we’ve been collecting product review videos. Not only are we stoked about the awesome words people found to say about Thunder Tactical, but it’s really cool to see how people have incorporated our parts and kits with their own flare to create totally unique pieces. It’s what makes this hobby a lifestyle.

Watch Product Review Videos

How To

We are unnaturally excited about this “How To” video series because it’ll give an opportunity for the experts to really show their stuff as they record how to build your own gun or use a different tool from Thunder Tactical. It also gives beginners a chance to record their experience and share it with others who may be venturing into gun assembly themselves. 

Learn more about submitting a How To Video.


Care Tips To Keep Your AR In Top Shape

Most shooters have developed a system for cleaning their rifles in a way that almost borders on a religious ceremony. The importance of keeping your AR-15 in optimal condition is tantamount to eating in survival situations. As a provider of the best gun parts online, Thunder Guns offers a wide range of AR kits for sale. If you’re looking for an AR-15 jig kit, or even considering building an M1911, our store is the one-stop shop. While Thunder Guns provides all of the kits and accessories you could ever need, we cannot help you in the field. Proper maintenance should be performed on a consistent basis to ensure rifle longevity and reliability… Read more.

What To Look For When Shopping AR Kits For Sale

Ready to take on the project of building your own assault rifle? There are a lot of great AR kits and gun parts available online, so finding everything that you need shouldn’t be much of an issue. That’s the beauty of the internet, after all! Of course, all of those options come with a downside, too…not all parts are made equally, so you could end up with an AR kit that’s poor quality and difficult to work with. A bad AR kit is frustrating and likely to cost you more money in the long run–not to mention costing you a little bit of your sanity when you try to put it together. So how do you know which AR kit… Read more.

Are .300 Blackouts Worth Making The Switch?

There is a lot of hype over .300 blackout cartridges right now. Some AR-15 owners claim that it’s the best cartridge out there while others say it’s been overhyped and not worth making the modifications to your rifle. So which is it? Should you buy .300 blackout barrels or upper receivers for your firearms so you can handle the cartridge? Let’s take a look at the hype and sort out who should (and shouldn’t) be upgrading to .300 blackout cartridges… Read more.

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