GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 TOOL | AR-15 MULTI TOOL

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL with a MAGPUL MOE PISTOL GRIP

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL with a MAGPUL MOE PISTOL GRIP

 

As mentioned in an earlier post I ordered a GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 TOOL from Midways Amazon store. Now available from Cabelas, the GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 TOOL is everything I expected and more. You can see a list of features on the previous post linked above. No reason to repeat myself. First thing I notice is the finish. Feels exactly like a phosphate coated bolt carrier. I like that. The second thing is the tool is first rate quality in fit and finish. The GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 TOOL is strong, hard and seems to be made with precision. So far so good.

Installation – First thing I needed to do was remove the bottom cap of the MAGPUL MOE PISTOL GRIP. Always a challenge for a guy with some physical challenges. Once the end cap was removed the Magpul supplied rubber tool holder needs to be removed to allow the GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 TOOL to fit properly. The  GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 TOOL sits about flush with the end of the MAGPUL MOE PISTOL GRIP. I was concerned the tool would rattle as that would be annoying to put it mildly. It does not. It’s actually a perfect fit.

All in all Im quite pleased with the GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 TOOL. Be curious to see if other tools develop from this line.

Note: The GERBER SHORT STACK also fits the MAGPUL MIAD series of AR15 Pistol Grips

GERBER SHORT STACK REVIEW


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GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL

 

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL

Gerber Short Stack AR-15 Pistol Grip Multi-Tool

The Gerber Short Stack is a compact AR-15 maintenance tool sized to fit into Magpul MOE and MIAD pistol grips. The Gerber Short Stack’s innovative three-piece design allows shooters to create multiple wrench configurations, allowing users to tighten and loosen the buffer tube, flash hider and other accessories. The Gerber Short Stack also features a front sight adjustment tool, a pull-through handle for OTIS cables, and scraping surfaces for the weapon system’s firing pin, bolt and bolt carrier. The Gerber Short Stack is compatible with Magpul M-LOK accessories, featuring a 7mm wrench and two-sided hex bits for M-LOK fasteners.

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL

GERBER SHORT STACK

GERBER SHORT STACK

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL

Item # 31-002997

  • Length:  2.9” / 7.4cm
  • Weight: 2.8oz / 80g
  • Tool Material :  420 HC
  • Front Sight Adjustment Tool
  • Firing Pin Scraper
  • Bolt Carrier & Bolt Scraper
  • Cleaning Cable Pull-Through Handle
  • Buffer Tube Wrench
  • 4mm Wrench / Bit Driver
  • 7mm Wrench for M-LOK Fasteners
  • 1/2“ Wrench
  • 3/8” Wrench
  • 3/4“ Wrench
  • Curved Slotted Driver
  • (2) Two-Sided Hex Bits (#0 Cross Driver, T10, 1/8” Hex, 4mm Hex)

Click the Youtube icons to view the tool in use

Gerber Short Stack Video

Gerber Short Stack Video

 


 

Gerber Short Stack Shot Show 2015 Video

Gerber Short Stack Shot Show 2015 Video

 

GERBER SHORT STACK AR15 GRIP TOOL


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308 AR Barrel Extension Torque Tool

 

Picture of a Brownells AR 308 Barrel Extension Torque Tool

Brownells 308 AR Barrel Extension Torque Tool

Barrel Extension Torque Tool For 308 AR DPMS Based Barrel Extensions

The Brownells 308 AR Barrel Extension Torque Tool has a very misleading name. In fact my first impression after reading the title lead me to believe the 308 AR Barrel Extension Torque Tool was for tightening the barrel extension to the barrel. THAT IS NOT THE CASE. This tool is for preventing damage to your upper receiver when tightening the barrel nut.

Description: Handy tool aids in applying straight-line torque for fast, easy installation of the barrel nut without scratching the exterior of the upper receiver. Helps ensure the right amount of torque is evenly applied, while maintaining proper alignment of the barrel, upper receiver, and gas tube ports. Use with any barrel nut wrench or free-float tube wrench and a torque wrench with a ½” square drive.

Simply clamp the barrel nut wrench handle firmly in a bench vise, insert the barrel into the upper receiver, and finger tighten the barrel nut. Slide the barrel through the wrench, insert the Torque Tool in the back of the receiver until the teeth lock into the locking lugs in the barrel extension, and apply torque with the torque drive through the Tool to tighten the barrel nut. Precision machined from heavy-duty steel bar stock for years of reliable service. Available for the 308AR.

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308 AR Tools

AR-10, DPMS LR-308, AR .308 AR Tools

       January 12, 2019 Update: It’s interesting to look at this page knowing it’s nearly nine years old as I type this. While this page is still relevant there has been so many changes to the platform with many new manufacturers building rifles there is also no shortage of smart people designing tools for working on all AR platforms. This page will not receive any additional updates, however there is a new page devoted to AR 308, AR-10 and G2 .308 AR’s. Click the following link to visit the new AR-10 .308 AR Tools Page.

The original content remains in tact below 


Much like their smaller AR15 siblings these large bore 308 AR rifles require very specific tools. Additionally there’s more information at my other sites on basic gunsmithing tools and AR 15 tools.


308 AR Barrel Extension Torque Tool

Picture of a Brownells 308 AR Barrel Extension Torque Tool

Brownells 308 AR Barrel Extension Torque Tool

The Brownells 308 AR Barrel Extension Torque Tool has a very misleading name. In fact my first impression after reading the title lead me to believe the 308 AR Barrel Extension Torque Tool was for tightening the barrel extension to the barrel. THAT IS NOT THE CASE. This tool is for preventing damage to your upper receiver when tightening the barrel nut.

Description:

Handy tool aids in applying straight-line torque for fast, easy installation of the barrel nut without scratching the exterior of the upper receiver. Helps ensure the right amount of torque is evenly applied, while maintaining proper alignment of the barrel, upper receiver, and gas tube ports. Use with any barrel nut wrench or free-float tube wrench and a torque wrench with a ½” square drive. Simply clamp the barrel nut wrench handle firmly in a bench vise, insert the barrel into the upper receiver, and finger tighten the barrel nut. Slide the barrel through the wrench, insert the Torque Tool in the back of the receiver until the teeth lock into the locking lugs in the barrel extension, and apply torque with the torque drive through the Tool to tighten the barrel nut. Precision machined from heavy-duty steel bar stock for years of reliable service. Available for the 308 AR.


DPMS .308 AR Panther Receiver Claw

308-TL-PRC

 

Picture of a 308 AR Panther Receiver Claw

308 AR Panther Receiver Claw

The “Receiver Claw” is the perfect armorer tool for holding all DPMS .308 upper receivers. Made of a solid one piece high strength polymer, the Claw is extremely durable. Simply clamp the Claw into a bench vise, slide the upper onto the Claw, secure with the two holding pins and begin installing your barrel and components.

 


DPMS .308 AR Lower Receiver Vise Block – Action Block

308-MA-FP

The DPMS “308 AR Lower Receiver Vise Block” is similar to an AR15 vise block. The plastic block is inserted and locked into the magwell like a magazine. The block is then firmly clamped in a vise. This is a must have item for working on lower receivers.

Picture of a DPMS 308 AR Lower Receiver Vise Block - Action Block

DPMS 308 AR Lower Receiver Vise Block – Action Block


DPMS – LR-Series/AR-10/SR-25 .308 BARREL NUT WRENCH

308-TL-01

This DPMS 308 AR Barrel Nut Wrench will work with many AR-10,LR-308 and SR-25 free float handguards.

Picture of a DPMS LR-308/AR-10 Free Float Barrel Nut Wrench

DPMS LR-308/AR-10 Free Float Barrel Nut Wrench


PRI – AR-10 Barrel Nut Wrench

03-0085

Heavy-duty PRI AR10 Barrel Nut Wrench provides plenty of leverage for installing and removing barrel nuts when used with a 3/8″ or ½” drive breaker bar, socket wrench, or torque wrench. Cut from 3/8″ thick steel, with plenty of metal so it won’t flex under pressure while transferring the torque evenly to the nut. Models available for AR-15/M16 and ArmaLite® AR-10®.

Picture of a PRI AR 10 Barrel Nut Wrench

PRI AR10 Barrel Nut Wrench

PRI Barrel Nut Wrench DPMS LR-308 (03-0086 ) – Same as the above except for the DPMS LR-308 barrel nut as well as many others.


308 AR Carbon Scraper

The 308 AR carbon scraper Used for cleaning out the bolt recess.

Picture of a 308 AR Carbon Scraper

308 AR Carbon Scraper


AR Barrel Nut Alignment Gauge

Not exactly 308 specific but this simple tool allows you to easily align the barrel nut gas tube hole and receiver gas tube hole while tightening the barrel nut. It’s a hardened steel pin precisely ground to the diameter of the gas tube hole and either the notches or holes in a barrel nut.


AR 308 Gas Tube Wrench

This is a handy tool for holding and positioning a gas tube on the 308 AR or AR-15. One wrench serves both weapons


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