You need to understand that the AR-15 was like the M16; both rifles did not get the best introduction into becoming the weapon of choice for the military during the 1960’s. During wars those days, the AR-15 was never the weapon of choice for the marines and soldiers because they did not think it was a reliable rifle.
With time, effort and technology, the men were able to consistently improve the AR-15. Today, the AR-15 is a very reliable and accurate weapon of choice for the soldiers and marines. Today, soldiers rely on their AR-15 as they relied on their M4 and M16A2. A lot of people are now using the AR-15 today especially that it is an accurate firearm. With firearm collectors, enthusiasts and home defenders around, their weapon of choice is now the AR-15 and for a good reason.
The AR-15 is a firearm that can be customized and that is one of the best reasons to why people chooses the AR-15 as a weapon of choice today. The AR-15 is a rifle that can be customized to fit its user very well. A lot of sport shooters choose the AR-15 as their weapon of choice. Arguably the AR-15 is the best rifle to use for having fun with targets or for competitions. It is because the AR-15 is incredibly accurate.
Basic training in any army will be holding a rifle and learning how to shoot it at distances of three hundred meters with only an iron sight. You will have an easier time firing at those distances with an iron sight if you have a good instructor and an AR-15 with you. In just weeks you can accomplish that much with the right instructor and the right rifle.
You can customize the AR-15 which makes it a perfect firearm for anyone compared to the M16 and M4 which are both uncustomizable. You can customize your own AR-15 with custom AR-15 accessories. You can either buy an AR-15 or you can build your own AR-15. You can own a rifle that will fit you perfectly; that feeling when you cheek meets the stock perfectly. Peering through your iron sights or scopes will be a lot easier. Once you get all of these things perfectly, you are ready to fire.
Maybe it would be better if you try to buy instead of building but check out the factors first. There are advantages to buying an AR-15 but there are also disadvantages to it,
If you buy an AR-15 you will have an amazing rifle without any doubt. But customizing one will give you the exact measurement you need with the accessories.