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 […]

Calibers for Beginners: .450 Bushmaster

The winds of change are coming to deer camp. States across the country are now allowing the use of straight-walled cases in what used to be shotgun-only zones for deer. Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and Iowa are among the states where a somewhat new cartridge is taking the woods and fields by storm. The .450 Bushmaster […]

Calibers for Beginners: 12 Gauge

Many a young child got their first taste of a ‘real gun’ when they put dad’s slug gun to their shoulder. The awakening, for so many poor, innocent younglings, came rudely. Every November I get to watch the little kids wearing puffy coats and gloves struggle to see through cheap scopes and hold steady while […]

The “Bare Minimum” EDC First Aid Kit

You will get hurt at some point. It’s virtually inevitable. If not, it’ll be someone you’re with, and a hospital isn’t always right around the corner. It’s basic self-reliance, along with carrying a gun to save lives, to have the resources to plug a hole, stop the bleeding, prevent infection and control pain. Our bare […]

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 […]