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. […]

Social Media Dilemma: To Tweet or Not To Tweet?

A lot of our readers are active on social media, both in 2A groups and on your home feeds, and quite outspoken when it comes to guns, Second Amendment rights, concealed carry, legislation…even TTAG writers (and that’s a whole ‘nother Oprah, so don’t get me started). But today, I want to talk about a comment I […]

OMG! A Statue! Holding a Rifle! OMG!

It’s been nearly three years since Foghorn put his final test round through ArmaLite’s gargantuan AR-50, but the bolt-action .50 BMG is still making noise. This week it’s shaking the world of Italian arts and antiquities, and it’s all because ArmaLite Photochopped a super-sized rifle into the arms of Michelangelo’s David . . .

Gun Review: ArmaLite 16″ Flattop Upper

The ubiquitous AR-15 lower receiver is the Trojan Horse of the gun world. When it quietly insinuates itself into your gun safe beneath a pencil-barreled M4 upper (or in my case a dedicated .22 rimfire upper), your spouse has no idea how many parts and accessories you’re going to start needing buying for it. This is […]

Gun Review: ArmaLite AR-50 50 BMG Rifle

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: there’s beauty in functionality. If something fulfills a specific purpose and works flawlessly then it’s a work of art. Some might say the ArmaLite AR-50 .50 BMG Rifle is an ugly duckling because of its industrial appearance. To me, it’s a beautiful swan . . .

ArmaLite Limited Edition AR-10 1913 Carbine

ArmaLite would like you to know that they’re offering a limited run of AR-10 1913 Carbines. So now you know. The AR-10A4CBNF 1913 features a National Match two-stage trigger, 16″ barrel, 1913 quad rail handguard, Picatinny gas block, Flattop Picatinny upper receiver, forward assist and collapsible stock. “Compact yet rugged, this AR-10 is perfect for both tactical and […]

ArmaLite Releases Limited Edition AR-10 in .243 Winchester

Earlier today, Charles Blackwell at Sharp Shooters Knife & Gun told TTAG that Governor Rick Perry used a less-than-ideal gun for shooting a coyote. Blackwell recommended an AR-15 instead. And then Arthur Steadman at ArmaLite sent us a heads-up on the Illinois’ gunmaker’s limited run AR-10 chambered in .243 Winchester. “High speed and accuracy make […]