Category Archives: 80 Lowers

Proposed Gun Law to Ban Sale of Firearm Components Without a Serial Number

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American Made Tactical, a leading manufacturer of firearm components such as 80 lower receivers, uppers and jig kits for AR-10 and AR-15 guns, may be required to make changes to its products following the potential passing of a new firearm regulation.   This proposed law, set forth by The Justice Department, aims to push back against […]

What is Anodizing and What are the Benefits?

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Any shooter who is familiar with the famous AR-15 rifle is also aware that both the upper and lower receivers are made from aluminum rather than steel. However, aluminum is prone to corrosion just like steel is in the right environmental conditions and thus, aluminum receivers also need a protective coating to provide abrasion and […]

5 Common Questions about AR-15 Pistols

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Any shooter who is familiar with the AR-15 is well aware that it’s a rifle platform rather than a pistol platform. So, how can a rifle possibly be classified as a pistol? Well, the answer to that question lies in an obscure section of a U.S. law called the National Firearms Act. However, using a […]

What is an 80 % AR-15 Lower Receiver?

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Most firearms enthusiasts are familiar with the famous AR-15 rifle. Yet, many Americans are not aware that any citizen who is legally empowered to own a firearm can also legally manufacture their own firearm for personal use provided that it does not violate the stipulations of the National Firearms Act of 1933. Consequently, many gun […]

Police Not Showing Up | Explore Why Some City Police Are Not Taking Calls for Crimes – American Made Tactical

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Citizens Report Police Not Showing Up! As you know we are living in strange and difficult times. This message is not meant to scare, but more to spread awareness. In cities like Portland, Cincinnati, and Michigan, law enforcement may only be responding to calls deemed absolutely essential, so they may not respond to some crimes. […]

Build or Buy an AR 15, Which is Better?

The age old question, “should I build my own AR-15 or should I buy one fully assembled?” Well, if you’re a beginner, you’re definitely better off buying your own AR, figuring out how it works, how to assemble and disassemble the rifle, and how to clean it. Next, you should shoot as many different AR-15 […]

What tools are needed to assemble an AR-15 lower receiver?

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The benefit of purchasing an 80% lower receiver is that you save on costs and have the satisfaction of fully customizing and completing your project. To make your lower receiver usable, you first must perform some milling and finishing work.  Lucky for you, we’ve compiled a complete list of tools needed to build AR 15 […]

Are M-15A4 Uppers Compatible With AR-15 Lowers? | Explore M15A4 Frequently Asked Questions – American Made Tactical

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Are M-15A4 Uppers Compatible With AR-15 Lowers? The short answer is no, they are not. There really is no such thing as an M15A4. The classic M15 is a squad automatic weapon variant of the M14 rifle. The catch here is that neither the M14 or the M15 has a split receiver, it’s a single […]

How Much Does it Cost to Build an AR 15 vs. Buying an AR 15?

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If you’re searching “how much to build an AR 15″ then you’re in the right place. We want to help you map out the cost of purchasing a new AR 15 and the cost of building an AR15. First you have to define what a “good” AR-15 means to you. The cost of building an […]

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