Gear Review: Daniel Defense DD WAVE 3D Printed Suppressor

When we hear “3D printed” we usually think of flimsy plastic, but Daniel Defense‘s new DD WAVE suppressor is made via a process called direct metal laser sintering. A thin layer of powdered metal is deposited — in this case, primarily Inconel — then a powerful laser sinters (melts/welds) specific parts of it to the […]

Update: TTAG’s SIG P320 is Back From Voluntary Upgrade

In what can only be described as quite the coincidence, the SIG P320 purchased by TTAG to drop test arrived back, all voluntarily upgraded, right as news of the Honor Guard’s safety failings was hitting the TTAG Drop Safety Desk. As you’d expect, we hit the range to make sure SIG’s changes did, in fact, […]

New From Phoenix Weaponry: “Christine” .45-70 Auto

Chambering .45-70 Govt cartridges modified to be rimless so they feed from a standard magazine, Phoenix Weaponry’s 45-70 Auto up-sizes the AR-10. The “Christine” will run you a cool $4,800, but if you’re looking for a semi-auto modern sporting rifle for bison hunting, look no further. Phoenix Weaponry’s press release follows . . . Our […]

Extreme Long Range With Ritter & Stark

Arriving in Roswell, New Mexico, I got hip to our mission. Ritter & Stark wanted to push the limits of what a production rifle can do with production ammunition, all while providing a few gun writers some trigger time behind their upcoming SLX short action rifle. How far is “pushing the limits” of a factory […]

New From ZRODelta: Gen 2 Cowl Induction Brake (CIB)

We’ve heard from a few reliable sources that ZRODelta’s (previously Alamo Four Star) Cowl Induction Brake is one of the best recoil reducers on the market. This will be put to the test in the next Muzzle Brake Shootout, as we just got our hands on the new-and-improved Gen 2 version seen here. ZRODelta’s press […]

A Deep Dive on Federal’s New .224 Valkyrie Cartridge

Announced earlier this fall, Federal Premium‘s new cartridge, the .224 Valkyrie, starts shipping this month. Supersonic to 1,300 yards, this AR-15-compatible round stretches the capabilities of the platform beyond the 6.5 Grendel and other options. How does it stack up? Read the following article — written by Federal — for all sorts of comparison points […]