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The Major Characteristics of an AR-15 Rifle

Being protected is always a good idea, especially when it comes to defending yourself against dangerous criminals and would-be house robbers. When considering the type of gun you choose to protect yourself, handguns are extremely easy to handle and are very beginner friendly. This adds to the overall convenience in crucial circumstances. Likewise, AR-15 rifles … Continue reading The Major Characteristics of an AR-15 Rifle

Three Important Things to Consider before Buying an AR-15 Rifle

People purchase tools for every purpose, including firearms for specific uses. Needless to say, different rails, stocks, and carbines come with different applications. However, it may become overwhelming choosing the exact right make & model of rifle that caters to your requirements, especially if you are new to the hobby and lifestyle. Keep in mind … Continue reading Three Important Things to Consider before Buying an AR-15 Rifle

Why Bullet Weight Matters for Hunting

Most hunters do not give bullet weights much thought when they shop for ammunition. Although choosing the right caliber for your firearm would be enough in most cases, choosing the right bullet weight is just as important in order to achieve the desired outcome when hunting. In fact, to find out if you have the … Continue reading Why Bullet Weight Matters for Hunting

Differences between Commercial and Military Spec Buffer Tubes for the AR-15

One question commonly asked by gun owners and buyers who have a specific interest in AR-15’s and AR-15 accessories relate to the rifle’s buffer tube. Specifically, they want to know which is better: the commercial spec version or the mil-spec one. For someone with sights set on upgrading the stock, or even assembling a new … Continue reading Differences between Commercial and Military Spec Buffer Tubes for the AR-15

Buffers and Related Accessories for your AR-15

You can find a wide variety of buffer weights and springs available for your AR-15 rifle. The quick points provided below can help you figure out which option would be the best buffer option for your gun. Buffer Weight Buffer weight is central to ensure that the rifle operates smoothly and that the rest of … Continue reading Buffers and Related Accessories for your AR-15

Choosing the Best Accessories for your AR-15 Rifle Pt 2

Stick to Simplicity Keeping your gun as simple as possible is always a better choice in the case that you want to use the gun for an urgent matter or for self-defense. Regardless of the sole purpose, a gun is in its optimal state when it is easy to use always ready for operation. As … Continue reading Choosing the Best Accessories for your AR-15 Rifle Pt 2

Choosing the Best Accessories for your AR-15 Rifle Pt 1

Picking the right firearm parts is essential to ensure the best performance of your AR-15. This includes upgrades as well as modification of the gun itself. Although the process doesn’t have to be complicated, it does require some serious consideration about certain essential factors regarding the rifle. What follows is an in-depth overview of general … Continue reading Choosing the Best Accessories for your AR-15 Rifle Pt 1

Steps to Carry Out Proper Maintenance of AR-15 Pt 2

Next, remove the other firearm parts in succession. First, remove the bolt carrier group and the charging handle. These handles slide back from the upper receiver. Now rotate the cam pin towards the side to get the bolt. Initially, push the bolt backward and dismantle the firing retaining pin with your pick. Remove the firing … Continue reading Steps to Carry Out Proper Maintenance of AR-15 Pt 2

Steps to Carry Out Proper Maintenance of AR-15 Pt 1

After bringing home your new AR-15, you may have headed out to try a few rounds at the range. Once you return home, your first main long-term challenge becomes obvious: cleaning the weapon. While it may look confusing at first, this is a fairly easy task which you should be able to complete comfortably. Below … Continue reading Steps to Carry Out Proper Maintenance of AR-15 Pt 1