State Your Case: 5.56mm vs. 7.62mm NATO

On this week’s State Your Case, we are looking at two mainstays: the 5.56mm and 7.62mm NATO rounds. These are easily two of the most popular rifle rounds in America, and for good reason. Both offer a number of substantial benefits to every level of shooter and hunter. I could end this article right now […]

State Your Case: 9mm vs. 300 Blackout

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 ol’ 9x19mm Parabellum . . . Apples and oranges? An absurd comparison? TTAG’s Instagram and Facebook audiences sure had some strong opinions […]

Best AR in (My) Life: Axelson Tactical Black Pearl

AR-15 rifles are not created equally. There are degrees of differences among the various AR-platform rifles from near-indecipherable nuances to impossible-to-miss distinctions; some variations are only Cerakote-deep while others become blatantly obvious when you squeeze the trigger. The firearms market is utterly inundated by black rifles meaning smart manufacturers find a way to stand out. […]

Gun Review: Arsenal, Inc. SLR-106FR (Bulgarian AK)

Let’s just come right out and say it:  Precision is to AK-47 as Rahm Emanuel is to bipartisanship.  Sure, Kalashnikov’s legendary avtomat holds many virtues – virtues that have rendered it the most common firearm in history; however, the reputation for tight tolerances and ultimate accuracy has always gone to other weapons.  Most other weapons, […]