The Mechanics Behind SIG P320 Drop Safety Failures

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If every degree on the X, Y, and Z axes is a data point, there are over 46 million potential orientations in which to drop a firearm. Unfortunately, the SIG…

Ask Foghorn: What Does “Drop Safe” Mean, and Why Does It Matter?

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“Gun companies make a big deal out of their handguns being drop safe,” RF said while puffing on a cigar (just before he quit, descending into madness). “Aren’t all modern…

Does An Expensive Carry Handle on Your AR Matter? – Ask Foghorn

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Reader Thomas writes: I’m a big fan of your series; you have helped me on dozens of firearms with solid, honest reviews. I had a quick question if you have…

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Four Ways to Dispose of an Unwanted Gun — Ask Foghorn

TTAG reader Zak writes “How do you properly dispose of firearms that you don’t want to re-sell such as firearms that are unsafe to shoot or broken and not worth…

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What Does ‘High’ or ‘Low’ Bore Axis Mean? Ask Foghorn

Robert Farago asks: “What exactly does it mean to have a high or low bore axis? What effect does that have on shooting the gun?” Great question, Robert! Bore axis has a…

Ask Foghorn: How To Build an AR-15 Upper Receiver

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Daniel writes: I was reading (Nick’s) post on assembling an AR lower assembly. It was awesome and the associated video answered all my questions and was done very well. All fan…

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Ask Foghorn: Best Route to SBR?

John P. asks: What is the best approach for an NFA newbie to make a Form 1 SBR? Is it better to start with a rifle, obtain the stamp, and…

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Ask Foghorn: SIG SAUER MPX Versus CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1

Reader Eric writes: You guys have reviewed the new CZ Scorpion and the SIG MPX separately. Is there a chance you could do a direct comparison between the two? That…

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Ask Foghorn: What Barrel Length for a 300 AAC Blackout Rifle?

I get a lot of questions like this and figured that rather than responding to one specific email I should put it out there for other people as well. Reader…

The #1 Most Important Upgrade for Your New AR-15

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There’s little doubt that the AR-15 is the most popular rifle design around. Everyone seems to have one, and while the design is solid it can definitely be improved. As…

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Ask Foghorn: Short Stroke Versus Long Stroke Pistons

The piston-based operating system has long been the gold standard for firearms design. Sure there are other methods like roller-delayed blowback and Blish lock designs, but nothing really stands up…

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Ask Foghorn: What’s The Difference Between a Muzzle Brake, a Compensator and a Flash Hider?

I was sitting around with Kevin Brittingham and Reed Knight talking about gun stuff and one of the things they agreed on was a mutual annoyance at how people don’t…