When considering a firearm for home defense there are three choices, the handgun, rifle, and shotgun. Many arguments can be made for each and the choice must fit your lifestyle, but the AR-15 is hard to beat, so get the AR-15 rifle out of the closet and into a first tier role in your home defense. After all, this is the most effective and useful firearm in the battery.
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Federal’s proven reputation for quality is secure its new Trophy Bonded Tip Vital Shok. The 62-grain Trophy Bonded loading is accurate and as you will see, expands reliably. If you only have one all-around .223 Rem round, Federal’s Trophy Bonded Tip Vital Shok is a contender for the top of the list.
The 5.56mm/.223 Remington is America’s cartridge just as the AR-15 rifle is America’s rifle. The rifle is used for recreational shooting, competition, varmint hunting, medium-sized game hunting, and personal defense. In fact, the same rifle will handle all of these chores—given a skilled shooter. While the rifle is versatile and may fill each role well, no single loading will serve in every pursuit. Which load do you need?
If you want a good short .45 look to the Colt Defender. Quite simply, Colt was the first and has offered the most for over 100 years. Read more to discover why the Defender is your best option when concealing a 1911 .45.
James D. Julia, Inc., the world’s leading firearms auctioneer, will conduct its Fall Firearms Auction on October 5th-7th with a preview on October 1st and 2nd. The first session on October 5th will be the inaugural Sporting and Collector Firearms auction and will include over 730 fine and outstanding firearms in the more affordable range of $2,000-$8,000.
Late last year, Colt dodged a bullet with an eleventh hour stay when it secured enough financing and struck a deal to keep the creditors at bay. However, the end may be in sight. Monday, June 15, 2015, Colt Defense LLC is ready to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Read more to peek at Colt’s future.
Readers of the Shooter’s Log were asked and were not exactly shy about calling out their favorite AR-15s of 2015. Did your favorite make the list?
Colt has been first with most innovations of the 1911 for over 100 years. The Rail Gun will not disappoint.
The Colt 1911 Government Model served law enforcement well for a long time. However, there was one complaint—it was too large and heavy for carrying comfortably. Even before World War II, Colt experimented with smaller handguns. With the maturity of aluminum technology, the smaller Commander-sized 1911 was possible. Today, the Colt Commander is built from steel and proves itself an excellent carry gun. Read our range report in this post.