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The 450 Bushmaster – Big Bore AR Calibers Part II

The AR 15 comes in nearly any configuration you can think of. What started as a 5.56 caliber rifle has slowly shifted to a rainbow’s worth of calibers. This included a number of big-bore calibers that take the AR 15 from a .223 caliber weapon to a .45 caliber rifle. Today we are looking at […]

The Maxim Defense CQB Stock: Short and Sweet

The Maxim Defense CQB Stock is a strong, comfortable, durable and compact stock that is made for real-world use.  The Maxim CQB Stock weighs in at just 18.59 oz and has a housing made of 7075 Aluminum Alloy where they’ve smartly placed QD mounts.  When closed, the stock measures just 5.375″ and extends out to […]

Suppressing the AR-15: The Good and Bad

Suppressing the AR-15: The Good and Bad

I pulled the trigger on my MK18 with a surefire suppressor mounted and looked back at Jason, an active duty military police officer, “That’s actually still kind of loud” he exclaimed while replacing his Peltor headset onto his ears. And it was. An AR-15 chambered in 5.56 is never particularly quiet due to a variety of factors. However, if you are […]

How to Build an AR-15: A Beginner’s Guide

You do not always have to go to a gun store to purchase an AR-15. Surprised? I know I was when I first ventured into the hobby of building custom AR-15s. Some of you may not know, but building your own AR-15 is actually quite simple. However, if you do not know anything about the […]

Sniper’s Choice | Bolt-action vs. Semi-auto precision rifles

Bolt-action vs. Semi-auto There is an ongoing debate as to whether someone should purchase a semi-automatic rifle or a bolt-action rifle for long-range precision shooting. There are a few key variances in both which make them very different, and probably contribute to the wide divergence in opinion. Typically, the bolt-action precision rifle is considered more […]

The Heckler & Koch MP7: Compact and lightweight Personal Defense Weapon

The MP7 is extremely compact, lightweight, can be used in very confined spaces, and is practically recoil-free. It can be carried continuously, making it the ideal personal weapon for the soldier of today. Those who carry it will be suitably armed for the broadest range of operations. – Heckler & Koch In 1989, NATO published […]

Sub-Minute of Angle .308 AR for Under a Grand? Diamondback Firearms

Sub-Minute of Angle .308 AR for Under a Grand? Diamondback Firearms

Diamondback Firearms’ DB-10 proves excellent in testing and has an price way below the competition.  The group pictured was shot by Erika and consists of five, not three, rounds of Federal Match .308 from 100 yards. Everyone has an AR-15 or three, and so now we look for something different.  The AR-10 is nothing new, […]

The Omni Hyrbid Lower Receiver: The Future or a Flub?

I’m far from a Luddite in terms of guns. I love new technology and love seeing companies push the bounds when it comes to using different materials, bucking the norm, or just trying something new. The Chiappa Rhino is an awesome example of what works. Is the Omni Hybrid Lower Receiver an example of what […]

Jerry Miculek walks us through the Battle of the Bullpup Rifles

Jerry Miculek walks us through the Battle of the Bullpup Rifles

Famed All-World shooter Jerry Miculek is a veritable encyclopedia of firearms knowledge.  Hearing him compare a few guns is an easy way to get an education, certainly from a different perspective than most firearms reviews due to his unparalleled shooting experience. In the following video, Jerry walks us through a range day, comparing and contrasting […]