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Saturn M4 feed ramp for AR-15 rifle

AR-15s

Figuring Out Feed Ramps

Given that most of us don’t always have perfect access to truly “genuine” mil-spec, mil-standard parts (those actually used in issued fighting tools), we’re shopping based on a little part trust and a bigger part knowledge. The trust part is accepting claims of “USGI-spec” parts actually being done to not only blueprint dimensions, but also made from the correct materials treated to the same processes. That’s receivers, bolts, and on down the list of the 100 or so parts that can make up an AR-15.

ar-15 chambers

Firearms

Throwback Thursday: AR-15 .223 vs Mil-Spec 5.56mm Chambers

Get the right chamber for your AR15 to be successful Even though many manufacturers and specifications say you can use the SAAMI .223 and Mil-Spec 5.56 mm in the same barrel, there are some pros and considers to consider before you plunk down that hard earned cash. Read this article to learn the pros & cons of the SAAMI .223 and Mil-Spec 5.56mm.

Silver CRKT M16 blade against a silver gun in the background.

Blades and Knives

The CRKT M16 Becomes a Classic

The CRKT M16 is a well-built, lightweight safe and affordable blade and has earned high praise. It opens quickly by swiping the flipper against your pants leg, or anything else for that matter. Not only is it easy to open, the focus on functionality means it also stays open when you want it to. Check out this post to read how to put it to work for you.

Ammunition

Hello New Shooter, I am .223 Remington…

Even though the cartridge had been around since 1957, the Remington Arms Company didn’t introduce the .223 Remington to the civilian market until 1964. The caliber quickly became popular with varminters, benchrest competitors and law enforcement officers.