M-LOK vs KeyMod: Handpicking A Handguard

If you’re looking at putting a handguard on your AR-15 that accessories can be directly attached to, it usually comes down to M-LOK vs keyword handguards. And why not? Both are well-made, and both allow you to attach just about any accessory you’d want to an AR-pattern rifle. They aren’t lines of products so much […]

What’s The Best Electronic Hearing Protection?

Electronic hearing protection has significant advantages over standard passive, non-electronic hearing protection. You can hear a whole lot more of what’s going on around you and the sound is still dampened enough to protect your hearing from the sound of gunfire. Typical ear pro uses baffling to reduce ALL sound. Electronic ear muffs (or whatever […]

What Does AR Stand For in AR-15?

The AR-15 platform rifle is the most popular rifle in the United States. The meaning of “AR” (as in the AR-15 or AR-10 rifles) has been the subject of much debate for a long time. Some folks say it means “assault rifle” or “automatic rifle.” Some of this confusion is due to ignorance and some […]

What Is A ‘California-Legal’ AR-15?

A few people are rumored to actually enjoy shooting and firearms in the state of California. Many of those wonder just what a California-legal AR-15 is. Additionally, some people end up having to move to California, for whatever reason, and wonder if they can take their tacticool paper puncher with them. Before we get started, […]

The 5 Best .44 Magnum Rifles

  Look, .44 Magnum rifles are some of the best carbines for practical purposes. They’re better for home defense, because you can load them with hollow points. They pack more punch at close range, meaning they’re better both in a home defense role and for hunting. They make one of the best brush guns you […]

7 Compelling Compact 1911 9mm Pistols for Concealed Carry

A compact 1911 9mm is actually an ideal carry gun. You get a timeless, classic design with a wealth of aftermarket accessories, parts and support. You get the excellent ergonomics, accuracy and shooting characteristics that the semi-auto 1911 platform is known for, but with tamer recoil and the increased capacity of the 9mm round. Let’s […]