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Ammo

Best AR-15 Ammo [2022]: Range & Home Defense

Find out the best ammo for your AR-15 for range plinking or home defense. We'll cover cheap FMJ rounds, steel penetrator rounds, and even hollow points for maximum knockdown power. (Read)

AR-15

Best AR-15 Battlesight Zero Distance

Confused about the best distance to zero your AR-15? We cover the most common battlesight zeroes and the easy-to-understand science behind them. (Read)

Terminology

U.S. Military Hand Signals Explained: How Soldiers Communicate

Ever wondered what hand signals the U.S. military uses when trying to be sneaky and quiet? We have the details with pictures and gifs to explain! (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)

Terminology

Cover vs. Concealment: What’s the Difference?

Cover vs. concealment...what's the difference?? We go over what they are, how they differ, and how to implement them in your CCW plan. (Read)

Buyer's Guide

Best Bullpup Rifles & Shotguns: Break the Rules

Bullpups are so different. We'll cover the best bullpup rifles and shotguns, their pros/cons, and the best models out there right now. (Read)

Beginner's Guide

Best Handgun for Beginners & Home Defense [2022]

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

Best .38 Special & .357 Magnum Ammo

How do you pick the best ammo for your revolver? We cover the best .38 Special and .357 Magnum ammo for anything from home defense to plinking and hunting. (Read)

Ammo

Handgun Calibers [Definitive Guide + Videos]

Quickly learn the pros/cons of the 10 most popular handgun calibers. We'll also cover average price, recoil, and recommended self-defense ammo for each. (Read)

AR-15

What is an AR-15 Dissipator & What Is It Used For?

Learn what exactly is an AR-15 dissipator, its pros/cons, whether the design is still useful in this day and age, and recommended models. (Read)

AR-15

[What’s the Difference?]: AR-15 vs M4

Want to know the difference between the AR15 for civilians and the military M4? We cover that plus a little history, similarities, and the best for you. (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)

Optics & Scopes

Co-Witness Sights: Absolute and Lower 1/3 [Ultimate Guide]

What's a co-witness sight with a red dot? What's the difference from absolute vs lower one-thirds co-witness? And how to do you zero a co-witnessed optic? (Read)

Terminology

Difference Between Gun Magazine vs Clip: Don’t Be a Noob

Quickly find out the difference between clip and magazine for guns. Also, some historic examples and why does anybody really care? (Read)
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