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

Best .308 Ammo & 7.62x51 [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)

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)

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)

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 .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)

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)

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)

Buyer's Guide

6 Best .22LR Pistols/Handguns [Hands-On]: 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)

Review

[Review] Ruger LCP II: The Best Pocket Pistol?

The Ruger LCP II is one of the most popular pocket pistol CCW gun. We hands-on review its shootability, reliability, ergonomics, price, and more. (Read)

AR-10

6 Best .308/7.62 Semi-Auto Rifles: 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)
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