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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.


Ammo

.223 vs 5.56 NATO vs .223 Wylde: Will Your Gun Blow?

Want to quickly know the difference between .223 vs 5.56 and potential safety concerns? We cover both plus .223 Wylde so you'll know the best for your gun. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

6 Best .22LR Pistols/Handguns [Hands-On]: Tiny & Awesome

Looking for the best .22 LR handgun that won't break the bank? We give you some of our favorites based on price, accuracy, trigger, and more. (Read)

AR-15

AR-15 Parts & Tools List: Building? [Start Here!]

Building an AR-style rifle is a great way to learn as a shooter, save money, and build a rifle that is distinctly yours. Here's all the parts you need, as well as info on choosing specific parts, and some gear we recommend. (Read)

Ammo

6 Best AK-47 Ammo Choices [7.62x39mm]: Brass & Steel

Need to feed the beast? We cover the best US and military surplus AK-47 ammo out there to fulfill all your 7.62x39mm wants and desires. (Read)

AR-15

Best 7.62×39 AR-15 Uppers & Complete Rifles

Want to combine the accuracy of an AR-15 with the power of an AK-47's .30 caliber round? We cover the most popular 7.62x39 AR-15 uppers and complete rifles. (Read)

Ammo

The Truth About Brass vs. Steel Ammo

Should you shoot steel-cased ammo? Or simply stick with the more expensive brass-cased ammo? We go through the facts and set things straight with some simple rules to follow. (Read)

Shotgun

Best Semi-Automatic Shotgun [Buyer’s Guide]

Want to pick the best semi-auto shotgun for yourself? Learn how they work, various recoil systems, and pros/cons of the most popular ones out there. (Read)

Ammo

Best .308 Ammo & 7.62×51 [Target Shooting, Plinking, & Hunting]

.308 has been around for a long time and there's lots of ammo...we pick our favorites for cheap plinking, accurate target shooting, and clean hunting. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Tactical Helmets [Hands-On]: Bump & Ballistic

Looking to protect your noggin? We cover how to choose the perfect tactical helmet for your needs, from bump to ballistic and affordable to top-of-the-line. (Read)

Gear Reviews

6 Best Neck Knives [Hands-On]: 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)

How-To

[Guide] Cross-Dominant Shooting: Adapt & Overcome

How do you diagnose cross-dominant shooting and how do you overcome it? Special emphasis on right handed left eye dominance. (Read)

Ammo

Best .30-06 Ammo: From WWII to Big Game

M1 Garand, BAR, Springfield 1903. All of these famous guns use the .30-06 round. We'll go over our favorite ammo from hunting to plinking. (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)

Revolver

Best .44 Magnum Revolvers & Rifles

Need a hand cannon? We cover the ballistics and background of the .44 Magnum. Plus our picks of the best revolvers & rifles out there right now. (Read)
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