BOTW: Jodie's Rebel Scum Build

Tom R
by Tom R

The 20th Installment of Build of the Week was contributed by Jodie P. This build is pretty straightforward. It has a decent optic, a Faxon barrel, and Strike should be happy to see a build with one of their stocks. What makes this build stand out is the paint scheme which clearly identifies its use as a terrorist weapon against the Empire. I will concede that it is probably more effective than a bunch of Storm Troopers armed with Reformations. Shots fired…

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2A Armament Balios Lite Upper and Lower

Faxon 14.5in 1/8 twist .223 Wylde barrel

Pin and Welded Fortis Brake

Strike Industries Viper Mod 1 Stock

KNS anti rotation pins

AIM Light Weight NiB Bolt carrier group

SLR Rifleworks Helix 13.7 MLOK handguard

Fortis F1 optics mount

Aimpoint H1 Micro

Magpul MBUS Pro front and rear BUIS

Magpul ASAP QD end plate


Magpul Pmags

NHMTG 20rd Mag

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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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  • Bkksw Bkksw on Nov 29, 2018

    It's different. Really different. Not my cup of Moogan tea, but plenty of positives. Mostly the desire and guts to be different and have fun perhaps in a different way, self cerakoting (it's really not that hard), and a perhaps unintentional focus on economy in a custom build. Great effort!

  • Bob Bob on Nov 29, 2018

    love that red white blue handguard.
    must be a law against it on the left coast.