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Build your own single point sling

Having handled Tam's 9mm AR with a single point sling, I decided I want one for my next AR-15. Even better, I decided I also wanted one for the UltiWasr. Being the cheapskate err do-it-yourself, Wile E. Coyote School of Gun Smithing sort that I am, I decided to build one. If you want to build a two point sling, plans are here. But I wanted a single point and refused to drop $40 on it. I searched the web and found this image of a popular brand of tactical slings and worked from there:

For this project, you will need the following: 60 inches of 1.5 inch think nylon webbing (yeah, it sounds like a lot but it's better to do too much and cut excess off than to make one too short); 12 inches of 1 inch nylon webbing (note: if your sling swivel is 1.5 inches wide, you can use 1.5 inch webbing); one 1.5 inch buckle; three 1.5 inch slides; one 1 inch slide; you will also need a pair of scissors, a lighter to burn of frayed edges if you have to adjust length, and needle & thread (optional* but you'll need a fourth 1.5 inch slide if you're not up to sewing). Here's a pic of the parts and tools:

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My Garand

I'm not entirely through tinkering with my Garand yet, but I'm close. Matter of fact I've done just about all I'm prepared to do myself, which means the rest will have to wait till I figure out which gunsmith I'm going to have do the remainder of the work. But let me try to detail what all I have done to it so far:

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AK Upgrade

This was my WASR-10:
commie gun

Well, I couldn't go having a gun in post-ban configuration since there's no longer a ban so I added an evil, black folding stock. More importantly, I added a fine rail mount from UltiMAK (thanks to Kim for the pointer). I got this model. It's awesome. It fixes the two problems most AK mounts have because it mounts to the barrel and locks tightly.

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I Am Not Alone

Garanditus. Highly contagious. It can even be spread through casual contact via the internet. No known cure or immunization, nor is either desired.

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DIY AR-15s

FALARAK has compiled the comprehensive list of do it yourself AR stuff. It includes:

How to assemble a stripped lower receiver with a lower parts kit:

How to assemble a barrel to an upper receiver, or change your barrel:

How to install a free float tube to your upper: (LARUE, TROY, and YHM examples!)

How to upgrade/install a match trigger:

How to make your own cut-down low profile gas bock:

A must read for AR buffs out there.

Homemade Magpuls

AR15 folks are familiar with Magpuls. Essentially, a Magpul keeps magazines in a pouch from banging together (to prevent scuffs and such) and provides a positive grip surface when doing tactical reloads.

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