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Slow Motion Cutaway Footage of an AR-15

The more you know about your AR-15, the better you can quickly diagnose issues when they arise. This video slowly cuts away more and more parts of an AR-15/M4, showing how this marvelous firearm works.

The entire video is fascinating and worth watching, but if you don’t want to watch 5 minute of AR-15 awesome (yes, that is the scientific term), here’s looping gifs highlighting some of the interesting parts.

Slow motion AR-15 cutaway gifs

AR-15 Cutaway in Slow Motion gif

The fire control mechanism is an excellent, compact package. There are no wasted motions in an AR-15, or most firearms for that matter.

AR-15 Cutaway in Slow Motion gif

The way the AR-15’s bolt cycles and seats is so simple, but so genius.

AR-15 Cutaway in Slow Motion Gif

Did you know rifle barrels wobbled that much?

223 Bullet in Flight gif

Thank you very much to Vickers Tactical for this fantastic footage.

Brian Purkiss
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Brian Purkiss is a Christian, husband, competitive shooter, firearms instructor, proponent for individual liberty and Second Amendment rights, and a web developer. He primarily focues on USPSA and Run & Gun competitions, but enjoys most other forms of shooting competitions as well.


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