Category AR-15

Buyer's Guide

12 Best AR-15 Grips [Hands-On]: Ditch That A2

Having the right AR-15 grip is super important. We hands-on test some of the most popular and choose our overall winner, KISS grip, and long-range pick. (Read)

Gear Reviews

[Review] Magpul D60 and D50 Drums: Are They Good Mags?

Everyone loves drum mags but they are notoriously finicky. Do Magpul's D60 and D50 drums make the cut? We hands-on review and offer tips. (Read)

How-To

[Guide] How to Reduce AR-15 Recoil: Stance, Gas, Brakes, & BCGs

Want a softer shooting AR-15? We scientifically test recoil reduction from stance, gas, brakes, and lightweight BCGs to see what makes the most difference. (Read)

Gear Reviews

Best Magpul PMAGs: All Of Them Reviewed

Why are PMAGs so great? We hands-on review literally every single model from the AR-15 variants (M2 vs M3) to Glock, AR-10, Scorpion, AK, and even drums. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] Faxon Bantam 9mm PCC: Glock Mags, LRBHO, & Indestructible

Looking for a PCC that's a cut above the rest? We hands-on review the Faxon Bantam 9mm AR-15 for reliability, accuracy, ergonomics, price, and more. (Read)

Builds

[Best AR-15 Builds] BRN-180 Fighting Rifle

Want a rifle fit to defend America from 1980s Red Dawn invaders? We start with a Brownells BRN-180 with a BCM lower. See what else went into our build! (Read)

Builds

[Best AR-15 Builds]: 6.5 Grendel "Yeet Cannon"

The meme might be dead but this AR-15 build featuring 6.5 Grendel is still going. Check out the parts and how they performed in our long-distance build. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW (.300 BLK): Ultimate Shorty

Ready to buy once, cry once? We hands-on review the Daniel Defense DDM4 PDW in .300 BLK from reliability to accuracy, trigger, and worth-it-ness. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

8 Best AR-15 Foregrips [Hands-On]: Vertical & Angled

Want more control of your AR-15? We hands-on review 7 of the most popular options from traditional vertical grips to angled and even some special foregrips. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

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. Plus where to buy them! (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] Smith & Wesson M&P Sport II

One of our most recommended starter AR-15s, we hands-on review the Smith & Wesson M&P Sport II for reliability, accuracy, bang-for-the-buckness, and more. (Read)

AR-15

Best AR-15 Scopes & Optics [2020]: Red Dots to Magnified

Find the best AR-15 scopes & optics for your budget and use. From 1x red dots to magnifiers, prisms, holographic, and standard scopes. All hands-on tested. (Read)

Ammo

Federal M vs XM (5.56) and XM193 vs XM855

Confused? We quickly explain XM193 vs M855, X vs XM, 193 vs 855, penetration differences, and more. Plus our favorite brand recommendations for each. (Read)

Gun Reviews

[Review+Video] FN 15 Patrol Carbine: Classic Excellence

Looking for a classic AR-15 from one of the top manufacturers? We hands-on review the FN 15 Patrol Carbine from reliability to price, accuracy, and more. (Read)
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