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DefenseReview (DR) Presents: “The Build” Episode 1: “Franken Race Rifle”

DefenseReview (DR) Presents: “The Build” Episode 1: “Franken Race Rifle”

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By Jeff Gurwitch

September 12, 2019
Last updated on 9/12/19.

In DefenseReview’s (DR) “The Build” Episode 1: “Franken Race Rifle”, retired Special Forces Soldier and DR writer/contributor Jeff Gurwitch, discusses building a competition-ready AR-15, as well as the benefits of hydraulic buffers and the FERFRANS Delayed Sear Activation System (DSAS)/Rate Reduction System (RRS) bolt carrier group (BCG) in semi-auto and full-auto fire modes.

The AR-15 upper receiver in the video was built using the latest and greatest components and accessories designed to make a combat/competition AR-15 carbine run super-fast, reliably, and smooth. The build includes Mid-West Industries (MI) Barnes Precision Machine (BPM) and and FERFRANS INC. accessories and components.

About Jeff Gurwitch:
Jeff Gurwitch is retired U.S Army Special Forces (SF).
26 years active duty, 19 years with SF.
15 years’ competitive shooting experience; USPSA, IDPA and 3 Gun.

Company Contact Info:

FERFRANS Inc.
8920 Vernon Ave., Suite 125
Montclair, CA 91763
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.ferfrans.net

Midwest Industries, Inc (MI)
W292S4498 Hillside Rd.
Waukesha, WI 53189
Phone: 262-896-6780
Email Contact Page: http://www.midwestindustriesinc.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.display&page_id=33
Website: http://www.midwestindustriesinc.com

Andrew Barnes, President/Owner
Barnes Precision Machine, Inc. (BPM)
1434 Farrington Rd.
Apex, NC 27523
Phone: 919-362-6805
Fax: 919-362-5752
Email Info: [email protected]
Email Andrew Barnes [email protected]

Brian Schauder, Plant Manager

Geissele Automatics
1920 W. Marshall Street
Norristown, PA 19403
Phone (610) 272-2060
Fax (610) 272-2069
Email Contact Page: http://geissele.com/contact-us.aspx
Website: http://geissele.com

High Performance Firearms LLC (HIPERFIRE Triggers)
4255 White Bear Pkwy, STE 1700
Vadnais Heights, MN 55110
Phone: 651-762-2800
Email: bender.terry (at) hiperfire (dot) com
Website: http://www.hiperfire.com

Vortex Optics
One Vortex Drive
Barneveld, Wisconsin 53507
Phone: 800-426-0048
Fax: 608-662-7454
Email: [email protected]

Hours: 8AM – 5PM (Central Time), Monday through Friday

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