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Best AR-15 Complete Upper Receivers

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)

AR-15

8 Best Pistol Caliber AR-15 Carbines (AR-9)

Got a pistol? Got a AR-15? Enter the AR-9 platform! Find out why they are great defensive guns and a couple of our favorites. (Read)

AR-15

8 Best AR-15 Stripped Upper Receivers: Build It Yourself

Not sure what AR-15 stripped upper receiver to get? We go through our personal go-to mil-spec receiver, lightweight, and just plain cool options. (Read)

Gear

Magpul PMAG M2 vs M3 [Does It Even Matter?]

PMAG M2 or M3 generations...what's the best? We go over all the differences and why they still keep producing the M2 version. (Read)

AR-15

6 Best AR-15 Muzzle Brakes & Compensators [Hands-On]

Want less recoil and vertical movement? We hands-on test some of the best muzzle brakes for recoil reduction, side blast, sound levels, and reticle movement. (Read)

AR-15

Best Short Rifles & Rifle Caliber Pistols: Small Guns, Big Power

Who doesn't love a short gun with some big boom? We walk you through some of our favorite compact rifles perfect for CQB and home defense. (Read)

AR-15

5 Best .300 Blackout AR-15 Uppers

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)

Ammo

Best .300 Blackout Ammo: Self Defense, Hunting, Target

.300 AAC Blackout ammo comes in lots of flavors from training to home defense to hunting, we took a look at the whole range of ammo and picked out our top favorites for each type so that you can save time and money! (Read)

Buyer's Guide

.300 Blackout (BLK) vs. 5.56: What’s Best For You?

Thinking of going .300 Blackout? Find out how it compares to the 5.56 in ballistics and knockdown power. (Read)

Gear Reviews

8 Best AR-15 Flashlights [Real Views]

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

AR-15

Best AR-15 Scopes & Optics [2022]: Red Dots to Magnified

Find the best AR-15 scopes & optics for your budget and use. From red dots to magnifiers, prisms, holographic, and scopes. (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)

News

Will a 1000% tax on AR-15s Stop Gun Violence? U.S. Rep. Thinks So

U.S. Congressman Don Beyer looks to push a 1000% tax measure on "assault-style rifles" through Congress via a rarely-used budgetary tactic. (Read)

AR-15

Best Folding AR-15: Stocks & Complete Rifles

Need a super compact folding AR-15? We go over the most popular options from complete rifles to folding stocks. See if any of them are right for you. (Read)
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