New From Bushmaster: Minimalist-SD AR in 5.56 and 300 Blackout

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Press release: Huntsville, AL – Bushmaster Firearms International (“BFI”) is proud to announce today, its latest modern sporting rifle offering – the Minimalist-SD. The Minimalist provides exceptional accuracy, reliability and…

New Stock, Forward Grip, and Magazines from HERA Arms

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German manufacturer HERA Arms, whose parts are imported, distributed, and sold retail in the U.S. by LAN World, is about to release their CQR stock and forward grip for the…

Seven Things Every AR-15 Owner Needs to Know How to Do

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While driving to an open shooting position on a recent trip to the range, I observed AR-15 type firearms in every bay. Some had as many as 10 different varieties…

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Hands-On With The Springfield Armory SAINT

Deep in the desert outside of Las Vegas, Springfield Armory hosted about a dozen gun writers to give us a sneak peek at — and a whole lot of trigger time behind — their…

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Gallup Poll: Support for Assault Weapons Ban Drops to 36%

President Clinton enacted the Federal Assault Weapons Ban (AWB) in 1994. [For an overview of the AWB concept click here.] Since its expiration, the Democratic Party has been hell bent on reenacting and strengthening…

Inside the TriggerTech Frictionless Trigger

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TriggerTech is a Canadian company that started out making triggers for crossbows and Remington 700s. They’ve more recently branched into the AR-15 market (and a 1911 trigger is currently in…

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NWSSE: 2A Armament XANTHOS-lite Receivers & Lightweight Mag Catch

2A Armament showed off their wares at the Northwest Shooting Sports Expo, including a couple of products that further solidify the company as a leader in the lightweight AR-15 space. Seen…

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The AR-15 Drop-In Trigger Roundup

There may be a zillion aftermarket triggers for the AR platform, but there’s a fairly finite number of drop-in units. In fact, in the photo above you’re looking at very…

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AR-15 Muzzle Brake Shootout #2

Welcome back! Last November, we compared 35 different AR-15 muzzle devices. That shootout, like this one, pitted them against each other in a sled test to see which reduced rearwards…

Gear Review: Elftmann Tactical Drop-In AR-15 Triggers

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First up in a series of about eight AR-15 drop-in trigger reviews are the Elftmann Tactical ELF Match and 3-Gun triggers. I’ve been playing with these since early November and…

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New From American Defense Manufacturing: True Ambi Lower & More

Sam from American Defense Manufacturing gave us a booth tour — video above — of some new products at SHOT Show 2015. I’ve played with a lot of ambi AR-15…

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First Look: Inter Ordnance (IO Inc) Rifles

If you haven’t heard of Inter Ordnance, or IO Inc., they manufacture various models of AK-47s, AR-15s, a couple variations of 1911s and are working on more… Many of their…

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