Author Matthew Collins

Matthew Collins is a writer, editor, competitive shooter, hobby-level gunsmith and general firearms enthusiast. He has a background in the entertainment industry and currently works as one of our awesome writers in the field.

Buyer's Guide

Best 80% Lower Receivers & Jigs [AR-15, AR-10, AR-9]

Want to complete your own AR-15, AR-10, or AR-9 lowers? We cover the best aluminum and polymer 80% receivers. Plus the best jigs to get them done. (Read)

AR-15

Best AR-15 & AR-10 Lower Parts Kits (LPK)

Are AR-15 lower parts kits all the same? They might not be exciting but are critical parts to keep your rifle running. Here are some of our favorite kits. (Read)

Gear Reviews

6 Best Neck Knives [2019]: Not Just For Mall Ninjas

Neck Knives have their place as an EDC knife. Follow us as we go through the pros/cons as well as our go-to best neck knife picks. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

6 Best .22LR Pistols/Handguns [2019]: Tiny & Awesome

Looking for the best .22LR handgun for a blast at the range that doesn't break the bank? We cover our top 6 favorites taking into account price, accuracy, trigger, and more. (Read)

AR-10

6 Best .308/7.62 Semi-Auto Rifles [2019]: Battle Ready

Looking for the best hard-hitting .308/7.62 semi-auto rifle? We'll cover everything from AR-10s to FALs and SCARs so you'll know the best gun for you. (Read)

Gun Laws

Is There a National Gun Registry?

Is there a master National Gun Registry for the US? Short answer is no...unless you're in specific states or dealing with the National Firearms Act (NFA). (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review] Radical Firearms Upper

We review a dirt-cheap Radical Firearms upper that we got for $200. Is it the best bang-for-the-buck AR out there? Or is it headed for the back of the safe? (Read)

Cleaning

Best Gun Oil & Grease [2019]: Lube it Up!

There's a lot of gun oils with each one saying they are the best. Here's our picks after trying out almost all of them...and shooting tons of rounds. (Read)

Gear

Best Rifle Bipods [2019]: AR-15 & More

Looking for the best bipod for your hunting rifle or AR-15? We cover what makes a great bipod and a few of the most popular ones out there that we owned or shot with extensively. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Shoot Steel Review [AR500 Steel Targets]

Looking for some of the best AR500 steel targets that are affordable and stand up to abuse? Check out our hands-on review of Shoot Steel targets. (Read)

Gear Reviews

Best Buckmark Upgrades: Tandemkross + Tactical Solutions

Tandemkross is widely known as one of the best rimfire parts manufacturers out there. We tested their "Everything Kit" for many common .22lr pistols. (Read)

AR-10

6 Best AR-10s [2019]: Complete Buyer's Guide

The AR-10 is a grownup version of the AR-15. It's bigger, meaner, and louder. We'll show you the best AR-10s out there across all budgets. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

3 Best Shot Timers [2019]: BEEEEP!

Want to really hone your shooting competition game? You'll need a shot timer. We cover the most popular ones out there and also some phone apps. (Read)

AR-15

[What's the Difference?]: AR-15 vs M4

Want to know the difference between the AR15 for civilians and the military M4? We cover that plus a little history, similarities, and the best for you. (Read)
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