AR-15 Podcast 151 – Gas Tubes and Buffers

AR-15 Podcast
AR-15 Podcast

DeKalb, Illinois – -(  Episode 151 of the AR-15 Podcast features Reed Snyder and J.D., and they bring you a discussion on gas tubes and buffers.

The guys start off with some house keeping. If you are a winner of any of the Otis giveaways, be sure to contact the hosts and claim your prize! There is a short grace period for unclaimed prizes; don’t let yours go to someone else! Additionally, the guys announce the winner of the Vortex Prism 1x optic so tune in to find out if you are a lucky winner.

The main topic of discussion of the show is gas tubes and buffers. What size gas tube is appropriate for your rifle? Of course, the answer to that depends on your rifle. Is it an AR pistol? Or is it a full sized rifle? On the other hand, what weight buffer should you use to optimize the performance? The guys walk through some thoughts on buffer weights and brands to consider for your next build. And finally, we get some listener feedback as food for thought.

If there’s something you’d like to hear more about, write in with show topic suggestions.

Check out the show notes for links on all products and information in the show. Listen to the entire episode at for the tip of the week and as always listener feedback. The hosts at the AR-15 Podcast, want to hear what you, the listener, think so be sure to tune in and let us know what you’d like to hear, what we’re doing right, and how we can improve!

About the AR-15 Podcast:

The AR-15 Podcast is the show about your favorite black rifle. Whether you’re building your first AR or you’ve been building ARs for years. There is something we can all do to take our black rifle to the next level. The episodes range from AR construction and reloading, to interviews and accessories. The AR-15 Podcast is found on the Firearms Radio Network and releases every Saturday at 4:00 am central time. Subscribe to the show via AR-15 Podcast on iTunes, Stitcher Radio or



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5 years ago

DO you have transcripts available for the hearing impaired?