#3GNBuild Photo Contest Winners

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

3GN recently published a new photo contest for AR-15 owners nationwide in which contestants can upload a photo of their custom-built AR. With over 325 entries the different build photos were a diverse collection of different AR configurations by home builders.

“During the contest folks had the opportunity to vote online for their favorite home-built AR” said Chad Adams, 3GN Vice President. “It was really cool to see all of the different builds out there and give our fans a fun way to show off their creations.”


After several weeks it was Bill Cooper’s home build that took the first place honors with over 500 votes. For his win he will receive a AR-15 Competition drop-in trigger from 3-Gun Nation sponsor Timney Triggers ($230 Value) along with a Zero Tolerance 0220 Knife valued at $285. 

Cooper’s rifle  consists of an Anderson lower, Radical firearms upper in 300 blackout, an ERGO stock and grip, BCM gunfighter ambi charging handle, Laser engraved parts by Tactical expressions ( dust cover, takedown pins, trigger guard) as well as a ATN X sight ll day/night digital scope. 

What makes Cooper’s rifle extra special is that it was built in memory of his father.


In second place was Ryan Dixon’s Anderson upper and lower with a unique custom color scheme that received over 400 votes. The rifle also features a 16" barrel, lightened BCG along with a custom CNC machined muzzle brake. The rifle also featured a Taccom lightened buffer, spring and rifle length buffer tube. His upload will net him a brand new Columbia River Arms 16” 3GN edition rifle barrel valued at over $299.


And finally in 3rd place was John Holbrook of Miamisburg, Ohio and his HM Defense HM-15 with a 16″ stainless spiral fluted barrel and full 15″ M-LOK rail. It features an Iron City Rifleworks EVO Tactical Advantage BCG, Armalite comp, and a Hiperfire 24C trigger.  His optic is a Leupold VX6 Multigun 1-6x. His Prize? 500 Rounds Freedom Munitions .223 55 grain Reman.

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