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MG Industries Survival Package MARCK-15 rifle


The MGI Survival Package — Four Popular Calibers in One System

More than just another AR-15, MGI’s Hydra MARCK-15 platform redefines shooter’s perceptions of a modular long gun. MGI’s innovative system allows the shooter to change between a 9mm using a Colt mag. to .45 ACP using a Glock mag. to 7.62×39 using AK mags and more. Read the entire description and watch the demo video to see if this is your next must-have-rifle or marketing hype!

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Gear, Parts and Accessories

5 New Products to Add to Your AR-15 Arsenal

Stuff for the AR-15 just keeps getting cooler. Have you heard of the Browe Sport (BSO) optic yet? It doesn’t need batteries to illuminate its .223 Rem or .300 BLK calibrated reticles. Just Right Carbine builds rifles in pistol calibers and if you haven’t updated to the KeyMod rail system yet, now is the time with Midwest Industries affordable and lightweight handguard. These, plus more in the five newest and coolest AR-15 accessories product spotlight. Click to read more.

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The Cowboy Assault Rifle

The Rossi 92 carbine is a well-made carbine with good fit and finish. The .45 Colt cartridge is powerful and easy to use well in this carbine. The author likes this combination a lot and shares all the details in this article.

2 black Kel-Tec Sub-2000 guns, one on top of the other, barrels pointing to the right on a white background


Trunk Guns

There are many choices for a trunk gun, from carbines to bolt-action rifles. You want to choose one that is supremely reliable, durable, capable of operating in dirty and dusty environments, not particularly susceptible to rust and cost-effective. Read this post for the details to make the best choice for you.

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Pistol-Caliber Carbines for Home Defense

Pistol-caliber carbines are perfect for home defense since they are less expensive, have less muzzle blast, and are easier to handle than a rifle. This post shares details on which are the best options, which ammo gets you the most bang for your buck and how to conserve costs by getting ammo that does double duty. Read the full post to make the best choice for you and your family’s safety.

Colt_LE6920MP AR-15 rifle with brown Magpul furniture


SHOT 2014 — Colt’s LE6920MP-B — Your Next Must Have AR-15!

The LE6920MP-B shares many of the same features of its combat proven brother. In fact, the heart of this new carbine is its 16.1” chrome lined barrel. Thanks to Colt’s decision to design and build the LE6920MP-B’s barrel with a 1 in 7” twist, your ammo choices will be virtually unlimited, but that’s not the big news.


The Auto-Ordnance Thompson Carbine — Americana at its Finest

The Thompson submachine gun works as a home defense tool or for police agencies who need a pistol caliber carbine. With a long history of being carried by the military, both American and European, in many wars, the Thompson SMG has definitely earned it’s place as a part of Americana and a powerful weapon. Read the post to learn more about it’s history and the current model.


SHOT 2014 — Will the Bullpup unseat the AR? Desert Tech’s Micro Dynamic Rifle

If the AR platform has a challenger going forward, it may not be the AK. Although not new, the bullpup design affords the versatility and shootability of an AR with the same length barrel, but an overall shorter length rifle. The bullpup seems to offer all of the advantages without any of the disadvantages. Last year, IWI saw success with its bullpup design—the Tavor. For 2014, Desert Tech is introducing its own bullpup—the Micro Dynamic Rifle (MDR).


The ‘Second 10’ Articles as of August 17, 2013

This compilation of the most-read Shooter’s Log articles by all-time rank from No. 11 to No. 20 talks about a range of topics, from exercising good manners at the gun store to the provocative question, “Will you turn over your guns” if the government demands them? Click the headlines to check them out for yourself.