Here’s Why NOT To ‘Upgrade’ Your Carry Gun

If you want to “upgrade” your recreational plinking or competition shooting guns, have at it. Hot-selling handguns, shotguns and rifles all have a wide range of unique aftermarket parts and accessories available. However for your carry guns, the old saw about keeping it simple, stupid rings true. Yes, a whole industry exists to help you […]

How to Clean A 1911 Pistol

The hardest part in cleaning a 1911 for most people is disassembling it. That’s more a comment on how easy they are to clean than how difficult they are to take apart. But since a 1911 isn’t as simple to take down as, say, a GLOCK, I will be covering proper disassembly and reassembly in this cleaning guide […]

How to Build an AR-15 Lower Receiver

The modular, easily customized AR-15 is everyone’s favorite “build your own” rifle. Nothing gives you more satisfaction than putting one together yourself. Some, especially first-timers, will buy a parts kit that includes everything you need. Others will want to individually select every component so the finished product is exactly what they want when it’s complete. […]

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 […]