Author Travis Pike

Travis Pike is a Marine infantry veteran, firearms enthusiast, and NRA certified instructor. He’s a lifelong shooter who just happened to be mediocre enough with a gun and a keyboard to combine the two and write. He currently teaches concealed carry courses and enjoys spending time in Florida’s Nature Coast. He is interested in helping folks protect themselves with firearms and shoot better at the range.

AR-15

Best AR-15 Calibers & Conversion Kits [2019]

Want something other than 5.56 in your AR? We go over the best calibers and their conversion kits to make your AR feel like a new gun. (Read)

AR-10

7 Best AR-10 Barrels [2019]: Our Fav Models For Builds

Looking to build a new AR-10? We cover the different patterns, interchaneability with the AR-15, and our favorite AR-10 barrels for accuracy and budget. (Read)

Review

Armslist [Review] & Avoiding Scams

Thinking of purchasing or listing on Armslist? We've done both for 8+ years. Here's our tips to get the best experience and avoid getting scammed. (Read)

Safes

7 Best Hidden Gun Safes for Home [Security & Subterfuge]

If you want to keep your firearms and other valuables securely protected, and also hidden for an extra layer of safety, these are the gun safes you need. (Read)

Shotgun

Best Remington 870 Models & Upgrades [2019]: 5 Builds

The Remington 870 is one of the best shotguns ever produced. But there's so many models and even more upgrades. We walk through our 5 fullly upgraded builds. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

4 Tactical Things from Amazon (That Aren't Terrible), Part 2

It's back. We scour Amazon for the weirdest tactical gear out there and then try it hands-on. This time we have prepping gear, pistol flip sights, and more. (Read)

AR-15

Best .300 Blackout AR-15 Uppers [2019]

The .300 Blackout is here to stay. We'll cover the best uppers out there for all budgets and build types...from pistol to rifle to suppressed. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

5 Best Survival Rifles [2019]: Light, Foldable, & Lots of Ammo

Need to survive the wilderness and get back to civilization in one piece? We cover our definition of a survival rifle and our 5 best picks. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

8 Best EDC Knives Under $50 & $100 [Hands-On Tested]

We bought a bunch of the most popular EDC knives to carry, test, and torture. Find out which ones make the cut for our under $50 and under $100 price points. (Read)

Modding

The Best Mossberg 500 and 590 Upgrades

The Mossberg 500 and 590 are two of the most venerable, and combat proven weapons on the planet. Here are some of the best mods and accessories for these awesome guns. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Adjustable Gas Blocks [2019]: Complete Guide

What's the best AR-15 adjustable gas block? We cover all the most popular ones out there and choose our hands-on-tested number one block to rule them all. (Read)

Gun Reviews

Sig Sauer P365 [Review+Video]: The Complete Carry Gun?

Is the Sig Sauer P365 the perfect concealed carry handgun for you? We cut through the hype and focus on shootability, accuracy, reliability, and more. (Read)

AR-15

Top 10 New Guns of [2019] from SHOT Show

Want the latest and greatest for 2019? We go through everything we've seen at SHOT show and choose our top 10 new guns of the year. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review] CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 Carbine

Compact, lightweight, affordable, and super cool looking. But the main reason why we love the CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 carbine is how it shoots and performs. (Read)
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