The difference between a rifle that shoots well and one that shoots very well is in the barrel. The standard for “shoot well” is ultimately subjective, but some manufacturing factors contribute to accuracy, the author explains, and some don’t.
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The AR-15 rifle was designed to be low maintenance; that does not mean no maintenance. The rifles are fired a lot so wear and tear take a toll. Unburned powder is also a consideration. Use the steps and tips in this article to keep your AR-15 in proper working order.
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.
Every firearm, from every manufacturer, needs maintained to last a long time and be ready when you need it. There are fewer gunsmiths around to help you do this, so take the time to read about your gun, take it apart (carefully) and keep it cleaned and maintained with the simple instructions included in this post.
A magazine isn’t an accessory; it is a necessity AND it is a renewable resource. When you use the tips and steps in this article, you can renew those magazines you thought were headed for the trash bin.
There is no reason to fear the surplus ammunition. Clean up is quicker, and easier, than black powder with these few simple steps. If you enjoy shooting surplus ammunition or own a WWI vintage rifle such as the Mosin Nagant, you need to read this article. P.S. Bob Campbell also shows why the 7.62x54R is also an ultimate prepper round…
If you have finished hunting for the season, do not just put your rifle in the gun safe until next year without treating it first. Without preparing your rifle for storage properly, you may damage it. In nine easy steps, you can preserve your gun for the months it sits, untouched, until the next hunting season begins.
Springfield Armory® is initiating this voluntary safety recall to upgrade 3.3 XD-S™ 9mm and 3.3 XD-S™ .45ACP pistols with new components, which eliminate the possibility of a potentially dangerous condition. Read this safety alert if you own an X-DS pistol.
Shooting a rifle is different than shooting a shotgun. Having fired thousands of rounds from both, I have developed and learned several best practices that will help you enjoy the practice sessions that will ensure when your opportunity arrives you have the best chance of winning the match or harvesting the game.