Wheeler Engineering recently introduced a gunsmithing and armorer’s kit for AR pattern rifles. Called the AR Armor’s Ultra Kit, this tool set helps with more than 50 different maintenance and building operations.
At the heart of the kit is an AR armorer’s vise. This vise allows you to more easily operate on the rifle while performing a variety of operations. Additional kit components include:
- bench block
- upper vise block clamp with gas tube alignment tool
- AR-15 combination tool
- torque wrench
- delta ring tool
- AR front sight tool
- pivot pin, roll pin installation tools
- strap wrench
- brushes: .22 caliber bore brush, bolt carrier brush, chamber brush, magazine/upper receiver brush, double ended general cleaning brush and brush handle
- bore guide
- cleaning picks
- maintenance mat
- custom fitted carrying case
The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $329.99. These kits are in stock and available for order immediately. Sites like MidwayUSA and Brownells may have the kits for less money.
Wheeler also introduced other gunsmithing tools this year including a sight tool and trigger weight gauge. The company also makes a leveling kit that can be very helpful for setting up your scope. Wheeler Engineering is part of the Battenfeld Technologies, Inc brand. Battenfeld Technologies was recently purchased by the Smith & Wesson company.