Mil-Spec vs Commercial Buffer Tubes – AR-15 Rifles for Beginners

By AT3 Tactical Understanding the difference between mil-spec and commercial AR-15 buffer tubes This is one of the most common questions we’re asked, and for good reason. If you’re planning to build your own AR-15 or upgrade your AR-15 stock, it’s critical to understand the subtle differences between mil-spec and commercial AR-15 buffer tubes, two very similar […]

AR-15 Sling Attachments – An Option for Every Application

By Brad Steenrod There’s more than one way to sling a rifle, and not all of them work for everyone. The sling strap comes in all shapes, sizes, materials, and configurations. There are single-point slings for close-quarters defensive applications, two- and three-point slings for general use, and specialty slings designed for snipers, hunters, and precision marksmen. […]

What Does ‘Responsible Gun Ownership’ Mean?

By MarkPA Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership is devoted to…responsible run ownership. The presumption is that there really is such a thing as “responsible” gun ownership distinguishable from “irresponsible” gun ownership. Let’s think about what that might mean. The debate over gun control and gun rights is highly polarized. So much so that one might say that […]

As Gun Owners, Why Do We Live in Fear?

By P.A. Deacon If you are a regular reader of TTAG you will have seen the reports about the record-breaking NICS background checks performed by the FBI. Every month seems to show more FBI NICS checks than the month before. This past August, the NICS check system totaled 2,073,296 checks making it the “highest number for […]

Politics Trumping Science in Support of Gun Control. Again.

By Thomas E. Gift, MD An editorial by Dr. Frederick Rivera and co-authors regarding firearm ownership appears in the August 28 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association—“Firearm-Related Mortality: A Global Public Health Problem” . The authors of this editorial review a report in the same journal, “Global Mortality from Firearms, 1990-2016”, seeking […]

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