The anatomy of an AR-15

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Bushmaster has a great flash animation showing how an AR-15 bushmaster functions. It allows you to make some of the parts transparent so you can see inside.

A screenshot of what the animation looks like:

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Splatacaster Splatacaster on Jul 02, 2009

    Dose anyone have any comments on CMMG rifle?? Why are they so cheap? I have found some on Gun Broker, with a piston upper and the whole gun selling for under $1300. I know about the non chrome lined barrel, but is there anything else that I should know about before purchasing one of these bad boys??!!


  • Mike Mike on Aug 02, 2011

    I was looking into a cmmg .22cal complete upper receiver, They were pretty cheap. I love the zombie targets btw.