Welcome Preppers and Survivalists,
New York Sunday News magazine
A lot of prepper blogs focus on building or assembling an AR-15 rifle from part kits.
There is another rifle that you might want to investigate.
Smallest Minority - And Now for Something Completely Different ... GUNSTUFF
Just in case you missed it.
Wikipedia - Thompson Center: Encore
The World's Most Famous Firearm
At first, ... I thought it was the M1 Garand rifle.
Next, ... I thought the AR-15 rifle
Then, ... The AK-47
Then, ... The Colt six-shooter revolver
Then, ... M1911A1 pistol.
I read the article ; - )
NRA Blog - World’s Most Famous Gun on Display at End of Trail