Category AR-15

Gear Reviews

6 Best AR-15 Flashlights [2020 Real Views]

We hands-on test 5 of the most popular AR-15 flashlights. Complete with tons of pictures, beam patterns, abuse tests, mounting options, and more. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Video+Review] Faxon ION: Super Lightweight AR-15

Faxon Firearms serves up a pair of the lightest AR-15s we've seen with their ION. But can they stand up to the rigors of range day? (Read)

AR-15

9 Best AR-15s: Ultimate Guide [2020 Hands-On]

Want to find the best AR-15 for you? We start with how they work and important specs. Then we cover the best brands/models for all budgets. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] Daniel Defense DDM4 V7: Worth It?

Is the steep price tag on the Daniel Defense DDM4 V7 justified? We hands-on test the DD for reliablity, accuracy, ergonomics, and more. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] Angstadt Arms UDP-9: High-End AR-9

Are all pistol caliber carbines created equal? We hands-on review the high-end Angstadt Arms UDP-9 to see if it's worth the extra money. (Read)

Observations

7 Most Important Guns of The Vietnam War

A lot of battlefield innovation took place during the Vietnam War. Today we focus on the most important firearms of the era. (Read)

How-To

8 Most Common AR-15 Failures & How To Fix Them

The AR-15 is reliable but can still have some hiccups. We go over a couple of the most common AR-15 failures and how to fix them. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Video+Review] BRN-180 Gen 2 Upper: History Dorks Rejoice

Love the AR-180? Brownells' BRN-180 Gen 2 upper brings it to life with a few awesome modernizations. We hands-on review both generations. (Read)

AR-15

Best AR-15 Handguards [Hands-On]: Free-Float & Drop-In

Looking for the best AR-15 handguard for your purpose and budget? We cover free-floating and drop-in versions...and even some cutting-edge carbon fiber variants. (Read)

Builds

[Best AR-15 Builds] Modern American Musket (M16A4)

Want to build an updated M16A4 clone that’s perfect for hunting, defense, & plinking? Check out our build list to the Modern American Musket. (Read)

AR-15

Best AR-15 Complete Upper Receivers [2020]

Quickly find the best AR-15 complete upper receivers for precision, standard, or CQB purposes. Plus our recommendations for best manufacturers and picks for all budgets. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

5 Best Pistol Caliber Carbine (PCC) Triggers

Want to easily upgrade your pistol caliber carbine (PCC)? We go over a few of the best drop-in PCC triggers for self defense & competition. (Read)

Observations

How And Why The M16 Failed In Vietnam (And Is It Reliable Today?)

How bad was the M16 during the Vietnam War? And can you trust it (and the civilian AR-15 variants) today? We cover it all. (Read)

Builds

[Best AR-15 Builds] Pin & Weld Blue-Collar Duty Rifle

Treat yourself with a sub 16" barrel the right way. We go over a pin & weld duty rifle with all the DIY instructions included. (Read)
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