The single most common configuration or AR15 rifle is the style you see below. Commonly called a MIL-SPEC AR15 or an A2 style rifle. It… Read More »The Most Common AR15 Upgrade: The Free Floating Handguard
How A Bolt Carrier Works A direct impingement AR rifle works by blowing excess pressure and gasses back into the bolt Carrier key and causing… Read More »How To Care For And Maintain AR15 Bolt Carrier Groups
Are you tired of that gritty hard to pull Mil-Spec trigger on your stock AR15? Are you not quite ready to drop $150+ on a… Read More »How to Best Polish A Mil-Spec AR Trigger
So you have decided you want to build your own AR. You have watched a ton of YouTube videos and decided that it doesn’t look… Read More »How To Not Forget Anything While Building Your Own AR.
With the prevalence of red dot sights and LPVO (low powered variable optic) scopes, the use of iron sights and the knowledge of how and… Read More »The 4 Key Basics You Need For Iron Sights
So you recently bought or built yourself a PDW AR pistol for home defense and are looking for the upgrade to give your weapon that… Read More »Lights & Lasers: How to Get the Tactical Advantage
We spent the weekend at the Berea gun show just south of Cleveland and walked away with a few insights about navigating the waters of… Read More »3 Trends for 2021 Gun Shows (Plus Bonus Buying Tips!)
Almost every off-the-shelf AR rifle comes with a mil-spec fire control group (FCG), commonly called atrigger. It is a “group” because it is made up… Read More »AR Triggers: What’s the Difference Between Single-Stage and Two-Stage?
Pistols in the AR platform are still a hot item, and accessories for pistols remain just as hot. One of the perfect places to start… Read More »Full Review & Live Install: ODIN Works CQB Pistol Brace
August is upon us. Our thoughts start to turn to cooler weather and crisp fall nights. With that comes my favorite time of year: hunting… Read More »5th Annual National Shooting Sports Month: How to Get Involved
So you took the plunge and spent several hundred dollars on a custom cerakote project for your latest AR build, and now your ready to… Read More »How To: Reassemble Your AR Post-Cerakote
Exploding targets: An absolute BLAST, but be safe when using tannerite – a type of binary explosive used for firearm practice and general fun (when… Read More »How To: Explode Targets Using Tannerite
When it comes to getting the best stabilization for your AR when doing long-range shooting or hunting, is it best to go with a bipod… Read More »Bipods or Tripods for Your AR15 Stabilization?
This was my first foray into the “novelty” item: The Folding AR Stock Adapter produced by Sylvan Arms. While I am typically not a gimmick… Read More »Full Review: Sylvan Arms Folding AR Stock Adapter
Building an AR10 rifle but not sure where to start? What I’ve Learned About the AR10 Platform While I have been dealing with the AR… Read More »Picking the Right AR10 Parts for Your Rifle Build
Looking for the latest scope for your rifle? Check out our initial thoughts on mounting, sighting, and shooting and with the Vortex Crossfire 2 LPVO… Read More »Full Review: Vortex Crossfire II Rifle Scope
Have you considered painting your AR rifle? Commonly called in the hobby as rattle canning, this is a great way to give your rifle some… Read More »How to Do a Quality Rattle Can Paint Job
Looking for a local gun show to attend this year? As we start to come out of Covid restrictions and are allowed to start gathering… Read More »Making the Most of 2021 Local Gun Shows
You’ve got the parts, now what about the tools? So you’ve decided to build an AR. You’ve bought all the parts or a kit and… Read More »AR Build Tools: What You Need to Build Your Own AR
Are you new to the shooting sports? Did you just buy your first AR15 or any gun in general? One of the first things for… Read More »Protocol for the Gun Range vs. Backyard Shooting
What is Headspace? Headspace is the distance between the base of the bullet and the head of the bolt. Check out this very technical drawing.… Read More »How to Check the Headspace on Your AR15
5 Tips for Your A2 Upgrade Want to know the easiest method of upgrading your standard AR15 With an A2 system? Put your A2 handguard… Read More »The Cheapest & Easiest Way to Upgrade Your AR
So you got an AR15 rifle and your ready to go to the range and take it for a test drive. But, first you need… Read More »AR Rifle Magazines: What You Need to Know
The AR platform pistol is extremely popular right now, whether it be a 5.56 or pistol caliber, the demand is through the roof for these… Read More »The AR Pistol: What You Need to Know Before You Buy or Build
So you need an adjustable gas block, but why? AR-platform rifles work by using extra gas from the firing of the bullet to cycle the… Read More »Adjustable Gas Blocks, and Yes, You Probably Need One.
The MP5 from Heckler & Koch is by far one of the most popular pistol-style sub-machine guns in existence today. It is no wonder there… Read More »MP5 Clone Builds and How to Not Empty Your Wallet Buying One.
When upgrading or repairing an AR, stuff can happen… Many AR owners myself included, love working on and upgrading their ARs. That is why 80%… Read More »So You Made An OOPS While Repairing Your AR. What Now?