BOTW: Valorius' Glorious Build

Tom R
by Tom R

The 19th Installment of Build of the Week was contributed by Valorius. I only called it “Glorious” because it was kind of poetic. Overall a pretty clean build, and good integration of the Cobalt Linear Compensator—it looks good here. Valorius has been a long time contributor in the comments and discord so feel free to dig in on this build.

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Aero Precision upper

Anderson Arms “Self Lubricating” lower

FN 1:7 10.5″ medium-heavy profile barrel

Brownell’s M16 melonite BCG

BCM extractor upgrade kit

Polished milspec trigger with JPE yellow spring kit

Anderson scalloped ambidextrous safety

USA Stock 10″ MLOK T-6061 6 bolt aluminum handguard

Cobalt Kinetics Linear Compensator

Vendetta Precision VP-23 AFG

Laser Edge Studio enahanced polymer trigger guard

Celtic Arms extended front takedown pin

KAK Shockwave pistol brace

KAK Shockwave buffer & tube assy.

Hogue overmolded pistolgrip

Uniflame industries skeletonized optic mount

Ruger polymer rear backup sight

UTG M4 lo-pro front backup sight

Sig Sauer Romeo 5 20mm MRD

Hensoldt Wetzler 2.5x magnifier

Barska 30mm Adj. height flip-up Weaver ring

Beamshot flashlight mount

EagleTac D25A 500 lumen 3/4″ diameter 1x 14500 light

Hera Arms Gen2 31rd window magazines

Comment below to ask Valorius questions about his build.

TFB’s BOTW Prize Packs are provided by STRIKE INDUSTRIES

Tom R
Tom R

Tom is a former Navy Corpsman that spent some time bumbling around the deserts of Iraq with a Marine Recon unit, kicking in tent flaps and harassing sheep. Prior to that he was a paramedic somewhere in DFW, also doing some Executive Protection work between shifts. Now that those exciting days are behind him, he teaches wilderness medicine and runs an on-demand medical staffing business. He hopes that his posts will help you find solid gear that will survive whatever you can throw at it--he is known (in certain circles) for his curse...ahem, find the breaking point of anything.You can reach him at tom.r AT or at

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