Announcing the New Extreme Long Range Shooting Organization

I got the long-range shooting bug earlier this year after shooting with extreme long-range guru Jay Monych. With Jay’s excellent instruction and more than a little help from my 20” 6.5 Creedmoor rifle built by Alamo Precison, I was getting consistent hits at 1800 yards. So naturally when Mile-Shot Jay told me he was working […]

What Does AR Stand For in AR-15?

The AR-15 platform rifle is the most popular rifle in the United States. The meaning of “AR” (as in the AR-15 or AR-10 rifles) has been the subject of much debate for a long time. Some folks say it means “assault rifle” or “automatic rifle.” Some of this confusion is due to ignorance and some […]

Gun Review: Ruger Mini-14 Ranch Rifle in Stainless

The weather here in Michigan has been pretty nasty this year. We’ve had absurdly low temperatures, tons of ice and snow, barely any sunlight, and bad outbreaks of cabin fever. While that seems bad, it is, in fact, the ideal conditions to test the stainless steel Ruger Mini-14 Ranch Rifle. The rifle is built for […]

What Is A ‘California-Legal’ AR-15?

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 to California, for whatever reason, and wonder if they can take their tacticool paper puncher with them. Before we get started, […]

The Truth About the AR-15 Carry Handle

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 the charging handle that stuck out the top of the upper receiver. But the carry handle design stuck, even after the […]

The 5 Best .44 Magnum Rifles

  Look, .44 Magnum rifles are some of the best carbines for practical purposes. They’re better for home defense, because you can load them with hollow points. They pack more punch at close range, meaning they’re better both in a home defense role and for hunting. They make one of the best brush guns you […]

The Best AR-15 Barrels and Makers

What is the best AR-15 Barrel? That is a very broad question, primarily because “best” is subjective. What’s best for the money? Best for accuracy? Exhibits the best barrel life? Has the best gas system? Best profile? I could go on. So to make things simpler, this article will cover some of the best match barrel options for accuracy. Competitive shooting […]