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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.

Gear, Parts and Accessories

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

Gear, Parts and Accessories

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.

Gear, Parts and Accessories

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.


ATF Received More than 310,000 Comments on Ammo Ban

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) received more than 310,000 comments from the public on the agency’s failed attempt to ban a popular form of ammunition used in AR-15 rifles, according to an article in the Washington Free Beacon.