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:
Midwest Industries, Inc (MI)
W292S4498 Hillside Rd.
Waukesha, WI 53189
Email Contact Page: http://www.midwestindustriesinc.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.display&page_id=33
Andrew Barnes, President/Owner
Barnes Precision Machine, Inc. (BPM)
1434 Farrington Rd.
Apex, NC 27523
Email Info: [email protected]
Email Andrew Barnes [email protected]
Brian Schauder, Plant Manager
High Performance Firearms LLC (HIPERFIRE Triggers)
4255 White Bear Pkwy, STE 1700
Vadnais Heights, MN 55110
Email: bender.terry (at) hiperfire (dot) com
One Vortex Drive
Barneveld, Wisconsin 53507
Email: [email protected]
Hours: 8AM – 5PM (Central Time), Monday through Friday
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