Category Beginner’s Guide

AR-15

7 Best AR-15s: Complete Buyer's Guide [2019]

Want to find the best AR-15 for you? We start with how they work and how different parts affect performance. Plus recommended brands/models for all budgets. (Read)

Ammo

Bullets: Sizes, Calibers, and Types [Guide + Videos]

Quickly learn all about common bullet sizes & calibers with tons of pics. Plus find out the differences between bullet tips such as hollow point and FMJ. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

Best Handgun for Beginners & Home Defense [2019]

Not sure what to get? Learn how to choose the best caliber (9mm), size, sights, & safety options for you. Plus hands-on with our best handgun picks. (Read)

Ammo

5 Best Places to Buy Ammo Online [2019]

So many online ammo sites! We've bought from them all and these are the best. Plus specific recommendations of the best ammo for your caliber and possible shipping restrictions. (Read)

Cleaning

Best Gun Oil & Grease [2019]: Lube it Up!

There's a lot of gun oils with each one saying they are the best. Here's our picks after trying out almost all of them...and shooting tons of rounds. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Pistol-Caliber Carbines [2019]: 9mm & Beyond

Pistol-caliber carbines are some of the best home-defense & competition guns out there. See why they excel inside the home and some of our favorite picks. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

9 Best Budget Guns for New Shooters [Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun]

Picking your first gun can be a hassle. Today, we're going to try and take the guesswork out of it and provide you with some great guns for new shooters. (Read)

Shotgun

Best Semi-Automatic Shotgun [2019]: 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)

AR-15

Best AR-15 Upgrades [2019]: Triggers, Brakes, Handguards, BCGs & More

Find out the best AR-15 upgrades across the entire platform and different budgets. Learn why we chose each item and how they perform in our test builds. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Military Surplus Rifles (You Can Still Buy)

Owning the newest rifles can get expensive quickly. Fortunately, there are a number of affordable military surplus rifles to help you scratch that "new gun" itch. These are our favorites. (Read)

Cleaning

AR-15 Cleaning and Maintenance [Ultimate Guide]

Cleaning an AR-15 doesn't have to be rocket surgery. We break down the process with an easy-to-follow guide (with tons of pictures) that makes cleaning a breeze. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

Safe and Effective Dry-Fire Training at Home [2019]

Dry-fire practice is one of the best ways to become a better shooter. Learn how to practice safely, effectively, and cheaply at home. Plus the best gadgets. (Read)

Competition

Dry Fire for Competition Shooters [2019]

Dry fire practice is one of the most important things a competitor can do to improve. Here's how to get the most out of your practice and get better faster. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

Essential Shooting Range Gear [2019]: Be Prepared

Find out all the essential range gear you need to have a successful trip...from the real essentials, to the "nice to have," and even elite gear. (Read)
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