In 1956, ArmaLite introduced the AR-15 to the masses. Revolutionary for its time, the semi-automatic rifle was lightweight and made for military use. The patent was eventually sold to Colt a few years later, which changed the history of civilian firearms.
As a modern sporting rifle, the AR-15 has become a highly coveted weapon to own. That’s probably why so many companies today go to great lengths to custom craft the perfect models for their clients. If you are in the market to purchase the AR-15 of your dreams, and have some money to throw at the desire, check out these five companies that make a custom AR-15 your friends will be jealous of.
FIMS Firearms motto is “build the rifle of your dreams.” It’s true. This company is a family-owned operation that was started by Mike Facchini’s grandfather. Facchini is currently the president and owner today. The name of the company is an acronym of the family name, Mike’s grandparents names ,and his father’s name. Very sentimental, but there is nothing sweet about the masterful AR-15s they build. Their “Build an AR” section is very easy to use, and will guide you through each of the steps you can customize. That includes 14 factors with some of them being the receiver set, charging handle, trigger, barrel, barrel nut, and gas block. It’s a total expert build from start to finish so they make sure you’ll be pleased with the end result.
American Resistance Gear
American Resistance Gear is a company that knows AR-15s. When building the perfect AR-15 for you, they are going to go through a list of questions like “which trigger do you want” or “ratcheting castle nut or stacked castle nut?” There are so many factors to consider, that if you need assistance, it’s very easy to contact their customer service line. It’s a highly educational website that’s easy to order from. Their motto is “the American dream is not money, it’s liberty!”
Wilson Combat has an AR-15 customization department that is top-notch. They have an impressive number of custom finishes you can go with that come in Armor-Tuff or Combat-Tuff. The form they use to build their AR-15s is easy to follow and goes through all the categories you need to craft that ultimate showpiece. They have been around since 1977 providing “quality you can trust, service you desire.”
Special Ops Tactical
High-performance AR-15s are a specialty of Special Ops Tactical. They have 18 different options you can go through when building your dream firearm. Based in Florida, Special Ops Tactical is one of the newest companies on the list. They were founded in 2010 as a manufacturing facility that has a retail store right out front. The store would be fun to visit if you are ever in the Orlando area.
Are you itching to build that dream AR-15 right now? We know we are!