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[Build] Ultimate Mossberg Shockwave: All The Upgrades

Mossberg 590 Shockwave collecting dust? Learn how to upgrade it into a fun, effective, and lightweight range gun with our Ultimate Shockwave build guide. (Read)

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[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)

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[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)

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Bullpup CZ Scorpion Build: Manticore Arms

Want to build a bullpup version of the CZ Scorpion? We review Manticore Arms' kit for install, reliability, ergonomics, shootability, price, and more. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

6 Best Pistol Caliber Carbine (PCC) Barrels

Building a pistol caliber carbine (PCC) from the ground up? The barrel is super important. Here are a couple of our favorite picks for accuracy and price. (Read)

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[Best AR-15 Builds]: 6.5 Grendel Hunting Build

It's time to utilize the modularity of the AR-15. Here's our build in 6.5 Grendel meant for hunting everything from woodchucks to coyote removal. (Read)

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Best AR-15 Builds: Garrow Arms .17 HMR

Want something different and super accurate? We hands-on test the Garrow Arms .17 HMR roller delayed blowback upper in our latest Best AR-15 Builds series. (Read)

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[Review] 80% Arms Easy Jig Gen 2: Never Easier

Want the easiest way to complete an AR 80% receiver? We hands-on review the 80% Arms Easy Jig Gen 2 with a full video and tons of pictures. It's worth it. (Read)

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[Best AR-15 Builds]: Colt AR-9

AR-15 pistol caliber carbines (PCC) are all the rage. But we go a little retro with our Colt AR-9 build. Find out all the parts we used and how it runs. (Read)

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[Best AR-15 Builds]: AT3 Budget Lightweight

Trying to save money by building yourself? I walk through my favorite budget lightweight AR-15 build with a couple AT3 parts. (Read)

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Best AR-15 Builds: Sig P320 Matador Arms

An AR-15 that takes Sig P320 mags? We hands-on review Matador Arms' Mag X adapter to see if it's reliable, worth-it, and actually useful. (Read)

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[Best AR-15 Builds]: CA Featureless Home Defense

In gun-restricted California but still want an AR-15 for home defense? This is one of our go-to featureless builds. (Read)

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My AR-15 RECCE Build [Aero Precision Base]

Want to build your own RECCE rifle? I cover what makes a great RECCE AR-15 and the all parts I chose from Aero Precision and other manufacturers. (Read)

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Best AR-15 Builds: M16A4 (Modern Musket)

Want the closest thing to a M16A4? Travis clones his issued modern musket to make the most ballistically advantageous AR-15 build. (Read)
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