A lightweight AR-15

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

TD blogs about his lightweight AR-15 build. Unfortunately the Cav Arms, who made the lightweight polymer lower receiver he used, was forced to exit the firearms business.

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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  • Gage Gage on Apr 04, 2010

    Grip and stock together look similar to the AA-12. But that's just me.

  • Mike F Di Mike F Di on May 05, 2013

    GWACS ARMORY is now making the CAV-15 MKII..easy to recreate..
    video link are on youtube for the demos and an interview I did with Shel Jones the GWACS company owner.