POTD: A FrankenRifle

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Curtis writes …

This is my FrankenRifle. A Gibbz Arms side charging upper receiver mated into a Range Tool lower with custom serial numbers. On the inside I have a Velocity trigger. With an Ambi safety and Bad lever for show and a little bit of function. An oversized Magazine Release Button laser etched with my Marine Corps EGA. On the back end has a flag with the word veteran on it. A Bearclaw stainless steel 16 inch barrel chambered in 223 Wylde. The muzzle break is Ares Effin’ A complimentary to the Ares Nickel Boron bolt carrier group. I added a SlideFire Solution Mod stock for the giggle factor.

I built this rifle literally one detent at a time over the course of a year, when my wife found the document I was cataloging what and how much I put into the rifle she told me this was the only one I was allowed to build. After my wife gave me this devistating news I decided compliance was in order. To keep this the one rifle I would ever build I put on a Dolos Quick Barrel Change system on it.

May she never find my 300 Blackout barrel.

I know my rifle is well beyond reason, but the platform is completely adaptable to my needs. I also am not ashamed to embrace the stoopid. I intend to use this as designed as a fun gun. America. Semper Fi.

I like it!

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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