This is a simple PalmOS application that contains all of the information that I could find on the serial number ranges for various AR-15 manufacturers indicating whether or not the rifle is a 'pre-ban' rifle or not. Select the manufacturer from the popup menu and all of the information that I have found for that manufacturer will be displayed in the main screen, if it is too large to fit on one screen the scroll bar will be enabled, use it or the up/down buttons to scroll the information.
UPDATE 11/17/2001 I'm a bit tardy in this update, the new Olympic Arms building is done and open for business. I haven't had the chance to make it down myself. I am lucky enough to live about an hour away from Olympic Arms in Olympia, Washington. They are manufacturers of a variety of weapons and kits, most famously for their highly accurate AR-15 rifles. On June 7, 2000 a bearing in an exhaust fan seized and the resulting fire destroyed their sales and shipping building.
Contents Parts Build Problems Range Report This HOWTO was written in 2000. Since then the prices on bare lowers has gone up a little and the 'assault weapons' ban has expired. I'd like to dedicate this page to the memory of my friend Mike Jackson who died in March 2003. His enthusiasm for the AR-15 is what convinced me to build my own and write this article. After 3 months of waiting I finally received my M&A Parts C.