Remington Defense Rifle

‘Long Action’ vs. ‘Short Action’ Rifles – What Does That Mean?

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For those new to rifles, you'll probably hear about "long action" and "short action" rifles and you may wonder what that refers to and what that means for the buyer and the shooter. We're...
california AR-15 assault rifle

What Is A ‘California-Legal’ AR-15?

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A few people are rumored to actually enjoy shooting and firearms in the state of California. Many of those wonder just what a California-legal AR-15 is. Additionally, some people end up having to move...
AR15 muzzle brake test (courtesy Jeremy S. for thetruthaboutguns.com)

AR-15 Muzzle Brake Shootout #3

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Welcome to the third installment of our 5.56 muzzle brake testing series. This time around we've put 42 new muzzle devices to the test, measuring the recoil reduction performance of each. Recoil Testing The procedure for...

Gun Review: Smith & Wesson M&P15 Sport

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There's innovation, and then there's beating a dead horse. A few guns have fallen into this latter category, like John Moses Browning's 1911 design. At over 100 years old, the 1911 has been done,...

Gun Review: Rossi Model 92 Lever-Action Carbine

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What's a lever-loving rifleman to do if he's got a hankering for a pistol-caliber carbine? Marlins are garbage these days, and the rest of the lot (Henrys, Winchesters, Ubertis, Pedersolis and Cimarrons) are gorgeous...
5.56 NATO vs. 300 blackout

Basic Ballistics: 5.56 NATO vs. 300 Blackout

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By Matt Sandy Yes, another 300 AAC Blackout vs. 5.56 NATO article. However, in this one, I'll compare the two specifically by looking at their ballistics. Ballistics is a broad term that actually covers three...

Remington’s Ilion Plant Will Return to Production March 1st

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Good news for Remington firearms. The company has made firearms for over two centuries and will resume production on March 1st. The Roundhill Group has secured a federal firearms license and has plans to...

.30 Caliber Muzzle Brake Shootout

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In response to popular demand, we've scaled it up a notch and have taken the 5.56 muzzle brake testing to 7.62. Specifically, 24 muzzle devices threaded 5/8-24 for use with .30 caliber cartridges joined...

Ask Josh: Are Expensive Bipods Worth It?

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This week we are taking a look at bipods. Yes, those things that the media somehow thinks transforms a garden variety hunting rifle into a sniper rifle. They actually think this. Reader and TTAG...
AR-15 forward assist

What Is The AR-15 Forward Assist And Why Do I Need It?

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The AR-15 forward assist, a mechanical feature found on most AR-15 pattern rifles, is something that newbies might not totally understand. You'll find the forward assist assembly on the right-hand side of your rifle...

Ask Foghorn: Is it Safe to Fire .300 Whisper in a .300 AAC Blackout...

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This is a question I've been asked a lot recently. Chaz, a commenter on TTAG, asked it this way: The 300 Whisper and 300 Blackout have small differences in their brass dimensions: Blackout 0.004 larger in the neck,...
Remington 700 PCR Enhanced

Gun Review: Remington Model 700 PCR Enhanced Rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor

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My friend and FFL, Tom McElwayne, did it again. He gave me a good one-liner to use to start this review: "I normally consider chassis guns an abomination, but this Remington is one of...