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Black Del-Ton ECHO AR-15 with Magpul furniture


How to Setup the Best AR-15 on a Budget

How do we set-up our budget AR-15s? One of Cheaper Than Dirt’s product specialists gives his recommendations for the best AR-15, red dot sight, and tactical light that goes from hunting to home defense seamlessly for those of you on a tight budget.

Gun Gear

AR-15 Trigger Basics

There’s not much that can be done to make a stock AR-15 trigger better. If top-level accuracy is your desire, the author recommends replacing your existing trigger and adding other components. Click to read which ones and why:

CMMG box next to a lower parts kit

Gun Gear

CMMG’s Lower Parts Kit

From the packaging to smooth shooting, CMMG’s very affordable lower parts kits are thought-out, good quality and easy to put together. Read guest blogger Michael Petty’s review on this AR-15 LPK from CMMG.


SureFire Says New Model is Quietest 30-Caliber Suppressor

SureFire, LLC claims its new SOCOM300-SPS is the quietest suppressor ever built for .300 Blackout (subsonic and supersonic), .308 Win. and .300 Win. Mag. MSRP is $1075. Listening to the sound in the accompanying video suggests that might be true.

Gun Gear

Aimpoint T-1 vs. T-2 Comparison and Review Video

For years the Aimpoint T1 has been the gold standard of red dot sights, so when I first got wind of a T2 in the works, I was pretty curious. The T2 costs a little more, so what’s the big deal? Watch a side-by-side comparison in the video below, or read the rest of the post below the video for more on these optics.

Black two-point tactical sling on an AR-15

Gun Gear

Fifteen of the Best Cheap AR Accessories

This list of fifteen different affordable AR-15 accessories consists of optics, sights, furniture and other essentials complied from a poll given to Cheaper Than Dirt! employees—all dedicated gun nuts and AR owners.