Much to the chagrin of the anti-gunners, the AR-15 or Modern Sporting Rifle is alive and, if the numbers are to be believed,
For the AR-15 shooter, what does “long range” mean? It’s subjective. For someone who is usually popping away at
Last week, I covered five stocks worth considering if you are thinking about swapping out your original
The original old-school A2 fixed stock worked well—I still use one on my AR-15 deer rifle—however, there
I recognize not every woman loves pink. For many of you the idea of decking out your guns in
Okay, don’t hate on us too much but a couple of these rifles are 2013 mid-year introductions or just too
Guts, Harleys, initiative, fast cars, the CycoCycle, fireworks and possibly the Les Paul guitar are on a short list of
I began hunting with simple optics by today’s standards. They worked well and one day, when I found a Lyman Alaskan for the Winchester 70,
Colt has consistently manufactured the M16/AR-15 longer than any other company. From the ‘60s Vietnam era M16 to the current M4, Colt has also produced more
It’s time to jump on the KeyMod bandwagon, guys! Midwest Industries brings you an ultra lightweight and solid KeyMod
Sometimes there are companies you really enjoy. Whether it is their product, their advertising or something else entirely, you develop an affinity for a company and so you follow and support what they do. That’s how many of us here at Cheaper Than Dirt! feel about Texas Black Rifle Company, Inc. and their sister company, Shield Tactical. Shield Tactical pole-vaulted into the limelight in 2013 when they announced they were moving out of gun-hating California to gun-friendly Texas.
Every annual SHOT Show, we eagerly await all the new product débuts and releases. Sometimes companies are quick on the draw and have the products already shipping to gun stores, like the case of the GLOCK 42.
In November 2012, disabled veteran Alex Bosco received a letter from the ATF regarding a prototype of a stabilizing brace he invented to aid him in shooting an AR-15 pistol one-handed. The device, called SB15 made of medical-grade rubber—the same type of material used to make prosthetics—fits over the buffer tube of AR-15 pistols.
The following is a specially adapted excerpt from “The Competitive AR15: Builders Guide” and “The Competitive AR15: Ultimate Technical Guide,” books by Glen Zediker and Zediker Publishing. For more information, please check out www.ZedikerPublishing.com or call (662) 473-6107.
The AR-15’s bolt and carrier are the heart of the rifle, so knowing the ins and outs of the bolt carrier — weight, platings and coatings, firing-pin hole size and bolt choices — can make your AR run more smoothly and reliably.
A guest post by Bryce M. Towsley
AR-15 rifles run well even when caked with crud, but sooner or later you do have to clean even the most abuse-immune AR-15 rifle. Cleaning is never fun, but there are a few tools, tips and techniques that can reduce the pain and get you back shooting a little faster.
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I’m sure your immediate response is, “of course it does!” Picking the “wrong” gun might just turn someone off from shooting. I took a risk letting a brand new shooter fire a DPMS Classic 16 Carbine as her first .223 Remington, semi-automatic rifle. Fortunately, in this particular case the gun did not matter.