Originally Posted by Maine04657
You forgot roll pin punches and torque wrench.
sorry, just assumed that was implied
. but yes, roll pin punch set if you don't have one needs to be part of your kit and a inch pound torque wrench is a good idea although not 100% necessary.
you want a big shop/machinist hammer or very large brass hammer and a very good set of regular punches. You will be hammering away quite a bit on the upper.
I also use a set of paintsticks to get free float handgaurds lined up true, there's probably other better methods but putting a paint stick on the receiver flat top and one in front of it on the handgaurd before you tighten it; line them up by eyeballing it close as you can and torque down.
learned to build mine from a guy that worked at Oly arms so I never really read any AR books but for certain if you've not built one, find a good book or someone who knows how to build them. They're not hard but do require a certain degree of compitence.