5.56 vs .223: What’s The Difference Anyway?

What’s the difference between 5.56mm NATO and .223 Remington, anyhow? The rounds are supposed to be interchangeable…kinda/sorta/maybe…right? The difference in the round itself: the NATO round is a little hotter. The case is the same size, but the powder charge, projectile and also rifle specifications differ. As a result, make sure to check your AR-15 […]

Classic Caliber Comparison: .270 vs .30-06

The caliber wars were old long before tactical enthusiasts left angry comments on blogs via their cell phones whilst patrolling their local mart store for Isis, and indeed among the oldest debates is 270 vs 30-06. Essentially, 270 vs 30-06 comes down to the same idea of 9mm vs .45 ACP, namely easier to shoot […]

6 Great Surplus Guns For Home Defense

Surplus guns offer a whole lot of value for money, as you can get a lot of bang for just a few bucks. Granted, there are some real turkeys to avoid out there, but there are also some incredible bargains…great guns that’ll run all day that can be picked up for a relative pittance. You […]

What IS A Bump Fire Stock?

If you somehow haven’t noticed, one of the most controversial firearm accessories these days are “bump fire stocks,” which a few states have hastily outlawed along with a supposed impending (at the time of this writing) federal ban pending according to the current administration. In the current political climate, many people want to see bump […]

You’d Be Surprised How Many Guns Are ‘Military Grade’ Weapons

One of the phrases that frequently gets tossed around by anti-gun activists – recently, for instance, by Emma Gonzalez – is “military grade weapons” or “military weapons.” The connotation, of course, is usually modern sporting rifles such as the AR-15 or so-called “high capacity” pistols, though high capacity is all rather relative and conveniently undefined. […]