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Shooting

Trigger Discipline, Pull, & Control [Beginner’s Guide]

Learn proper trigger discipline and control, stages of a trigger pull, and the top 3 ways to get a better trigger pull. (Read)

Ammo

5.56x45mm vs. 7.62x39mm: Ballistics Match of Tortoise and the Hare

5.56 vs 7.62...what's better? We cover the famous rounds of the AR-15 and AK-47 in terms of bullet size and velocity to see which is the overall winner. (Read)

History

What Happened to the Bushmaster ACR?

We take a trip down memory lane to look at the Bushmaster ACR -- once contender for military contracts. What happened to it and will it make a comeback? (Read)

History

Firearm Firsts: Historical Guns That Laid the Groundwork

We walk through some of the first firearms in each category to make a splash -- from the first gun ever to the first machine gun to the first rifle. (Read)

Optics & Scopes

5 Best 3x Red Dot Magnifiers Under $200 [Real Views]

Have a red dot or holo and want to reach out? We bought the most popular 3x magnifiers and tested clarity, eye relief, mounts, and bang-for-the-buck. (Read)

Gear

Best AR-15 Offset Iron Sights [View-Throughs]

Need a quick transition from a magnified scope to close-up targets? Check out offset irons which give you a nice sight picture with a quick rotation. (Read)

AR-10

6 Best AR-10 Barrels: Our Favorites For Builds

Looking to build a new AR-10? We cover the different patterns, interchaneability with the AR-15, and our favorite AR-10 barrels for accuracy and budget. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Multi-Caliber Weapons [Rifles, Shotguns & Handguns]

Want more bang for your buck? Grab a multi-caliber weapon! We have a rundown of the best ones we think deserve your attention. (Read)

Video

Geissele Super Duty Review: Best High-End AR-15?

We took the Geissele Super Duty -- a high-end AR-15 -- for a test drive to see if this gun is worth the premium price. Come get our thoughts. (Read)

AK

10 Best AK-47 Upgrades [Hands-On]: Rails, Triggers, & More

Want the most out of your AK? We cover everything from optics mounts to triggers, muzzle devices and more. By the end you'll have the AK of your dreams. (Read)

Rimfire

Best .22 Rimfire Guns of 2022: Handguns, Rifles, & Revolvers

2022 was the year of .22s, with new rimfire rifles, revolvers, and pistols coming down the pipeline. We have a rundown of some of the most popular items. (Read)

Rifle

Goodbye M16: A Look at the Modern Marine Infantry Rifle M27

Ever wondered what the average U.S. Marine infantryman uses for a rifle? Well, we have the details on the gun and gear you'd find on the battlefield. (Read)

Gear Reviews

Best Rifle Sling For Your AR-15 & Precision Rifle [Hands-On]

Single point to two, three, Ching, and Cuff slings. We hands-on cover them all for your AR-15 or precision rifle. Now with videos and GIFs on proper usage. (Read)

AR-15

Best AR-15 Piston Uppers & Conversion Kits

Everyone and their mom makes a piston AR-15 now. We go over the pros/cons of going piston, the best piston AR-15 uppers, and also the best conversion kits. (Read)
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