How to Remove an AR-15 Stock

There are a lot of reasons as to why you would need to remove the buttstock on your AR-15 rifle. Some of those reasons may be:

  • To clean your stock
  • To replace your stock with a new one
  • You need to fix it
  • You just like to take apart your guns (me!)

Whatever reason you may have for wanting to take apart your stock, it can sometimes be a pain in the butt to do it. Especially if you are removing it for the very first time.

There are some small tips and tricks that you can use to make the whole process go smoother and quicker. That is what I will be covering today and by the end of this article you should be able to remove you ar15 stock without a problem!

To make your life a lot easier, make sure that you have a wrench tool. This will make taking off the stock a lot easier. Here at Max Blagg we would recommend getting the NC Star Wrench Tool as it will do everything you need and more!

AR-15 Wrench Tool

 

Once you have that tool taking off your buttstock will be a breeze. Since explaining this process is easier with a video, below you will find a couple different videos that will walk you through how to remove you ar15 stock.

The first video is probably the only video that you need to watch. It makes it VERY simple and you will have your stock removed in no time.

This next video will help the people looking to remove a collapsible stock. This video is a tad bit longer (around 10 minutes) but there are some extra things you will need to do with this type of stock. Watch below:

This last video is a basic one but will be useful for those who still have the factory stock installed and you want to replace it with a new custom one.

That is going to wrap up this article on how to remove your AR-15 stock and hopefully you have been able to accomplish it. I know it seems hard at first but with the wrench tool and these video tutorials you should be able to take off your stock no problem.

If for some reason you do have a problem, leave a comment below and we will try to assist you the best we can. Thanks for reading!

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