Five Easy Ways to Make AR-15 Lower Receivers at Home

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It's still very much legal to build your own firearms for personal use at home. Lots of shooters enjoy the process and many also appreciate the fact that their firearm doesn't appear in any...

AR-15 Rifle Basics: Understanding Iron Sights

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There is literally no end to the number of items that can be mounted on an AR-15 rifle in some fashion, be it a high-end $4,000 scope designed for extreme range shooting or a...
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How to Buy a Silencer: 10 Easy Steps

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A lot of shooters still don't realize that they can own silencers legally, or if they do know that, they're intimidated about the process. And it's true, making your initial silencer purchase can be...
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The 3 Best Handgun Calibers for Armed Self-Defense

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Caliber wars -- gun owners arguing over the relative merits of various calibers of self-defense ammunition -- are an ugly, protracted business. This article will do nothing to reduce the hostility and much to...
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If an AR-15 Lower Isn’t a Firearm Under the Law, Why is a Semi-Auto...

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There has been much notice taken lately that judges are having a bit of trouble with the ATF's interpretation of the law by which AR lower receivers are firearms in and of themselves. By...

6 Best .308 Rifle Plaftorms For Beginners

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Is .223 just not cutting the tactical mustard anymore and you're looking to get into your first .308 rifle? Atta boy. (Or girl. Or other, if you thusly identify.) The .308 Winchester/7.62mm NATO is one...

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 SAUER P320 has shown...
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Data Reveals Murders and Violent Crime Decrease as More People Carry Guns

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John Lott has published his Concealed Carry Permit Holders Across the United States: 2020 and there's lots of good news in it. The number of concealed handgun permits has soared to...
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The Truth About 6.5mm Ammo

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Ask anyone. Look on internet forums or in print magazines. Strike up a conversation at your local gun store. You'll hear it everywhere: the 6.5mm family of rounds are like a mystical laser beam. Efficiency? Lethality? The...

Today’s Best 9mm Self-Defense Ammo

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We are living in an era in which 9mm is king in terms of popularity and widespread availability. There is a large number of reasons for the success of the cartridge, among them low...
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Senior Citizen Defender Now On Sale

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In January, we wrote of the Senior Citizen Defender, a laser-equipped, horizontal forward grip for pistols. The device is an assist tool for people with manual dexterity or mobility problems. Mounted with a laser...

Four Homemade Submachine Guns Confiscated Near Sydney, Australia

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When extreme restrictions are placed on the manufacture, acquisition and ownership of legal automatic firearms, one of the easiest repeaters to make at home or in small workshops is the submachine gun. The four...