The 6 Best AR-10 Rifles For The Money

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You can find AR-10 rifles that are very expensive, and you can find some that fit more modest budgets. But what are the AR-10 rifles that give the shooter the most bang for the...

7 Great First Guns for Kids

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Do you remember your first gun? There are lots of benefits to introducing a kind to responsible gun ownership with his or her "own" gun. For one, it's good to develop strong gun safety...
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A Brief Guide To Red Dot Sights For Pistols

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Wondering what red dot sights for pistols are for? They're quite the bit of kit, as they allow for fast and accurate sight acquisition. Some people insist that they're the only way to shoot,...
SIG SAUER SP2022 9mm Pistol

Gun Review: SIG SAUER SP2022 9mm Pistol

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SIG designed the SP2022 (a.k.a., SIG Pro 2022) as France's replacement for the aging PAMAS handgun (licensed copies of the Beretta 92FS). Le Sig built the SP2022 for a service lifetime of 20 years, hence...

Gun Review: Walther PPK/S .22

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Dr. No was the first James Bond movie but the sixth book. In it Bond (James Bond) begrudgingly exchanges his .25 ACP Beretta for a Walther PPK chambered in the much more powerful .32 ACP, described...
AR-15 Bolt Carrier Group

AR-15 Bolt Carrier Group (BCG): How it Works, Maintenance and How to Buy

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The AR-15 bolt carrier group, or BCG, is a critical and often misunderstood piece of the AR-15/M16 upper receiver. Here I will give a brief breakdown of the BCG’s components, how it works, problems to look for and what to...

Ask Foghorn: Is .22lr The Best for Self Defense?

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Wade writes: Foghorn, my Dad is planning on getting his CCW license, and is already thinking about the handgun to use. But he says that he is going to get a .22lr or something similar,...
300 BLK vs 9mm

State Your Case: 9mm vs. 300 Blackout

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Are you comparing 300 AAC Blackout to 5.56 NATO? If so, you're doing it wrong. Sort of. You see, 300 BLK wasn't intended to replace or compete with 5.56/.223 so much as with good...
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You Can Do It: How to Clean Your AR-15 Rifle

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Cleaning your AR-15 rifle is an oddly personal thing. Everyone seems to have their preferred way of doing it. Although there are definitely wrong ways to clean an AR, there isn’t necessarily one right...
Ruger AR 556

Gun Review: Ruger AR-556

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What’s the difference between Ruger’s AR-556 and their SR-556? About 1.5 pounds and $1246.00. Actually, there’s a little more to it than that, mechanically speaking. Ruger has been making their SR-556 and SR-762 rifles...
The Truth About the AR-15 Carry Handle

The Truth About the AR-15 Carry Handle

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The AR-15 carry handle has long been a subject of come controversy. Is it a sight platform, a carry handle, or both? The original ArmaLite M16 design elevated the sights as a result of...

FOR BEGINNERS: How Many Magazines Should You Have?

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With millions of Americans buying guns for the first time in 2020, many of them are wondering how many ammunition magazines they need. Some of these new gun owners (or even older gun owners)...