Guide on the AR-15

We’ve talked about numerous things in our education center including things to take to the range, making a lightweight AR, gas systems, barrel lengths, and cleaning and maintenance. Now it’s time for a general guide for the AR-15. Whether you’re new to the AR world or you know your way around a rifle, hopefully you’ll […]

Common AR Problems

Common AR Problems (and How to Fix Them)

Visit any shooting range across the United States and chances are you’ll see at least one AR-15 rifle there. It’s considered by many to be “America’s rifle” and for good reason. They’re affordable, accurate, and can be used easily by shooters of any age or any size. And while modern machining practices have made AR-15s […]

Do You Want To Wreck Your AR? Try These Tips For Better Care

Whether you’re a brand new AR owner or you’ve spent years creating the perfect upper receiver assembly, you want to take great care of your AR 15 — and all of your firearms, of course. But there are some common misconceptions that get passed around firearms owners communities to the point that they seem as […]

Preparing For Your First Competition

How’s your competitive spirit? Do you go wild over any sports team on TV, or do you have to be involved in the action to get fired up? Do you feel driven by any type of competition, or only the ones relating to certain interests? Whatever your style, if you’ve recently decided it’s time to […]

AR 15 Ownership & Home Safety With Kids: Try These Tips – Part 2

You’ve probably heard people say that “kids change everything,” and they’re absolutely correct. It’s not so much that having kids will mean you have to change jobs, stop listening to your favorite musicians, or any of those big things that are a part of you. It just means you’ll need to think a bit more […]

AR 15 Ownership & Home Safety With Kids: Try These Tips

Are you about to become a parent for the first time? Or maybe you and your significant other are taking that next big step and moving in together, which means his/her kids are coming too. No matter what age, having kids around can change just about everything — including how we think. A pretty common […]

Can You Give a Gun as a Gift? Part 2

Whether you’re thinking about handing down an heirloom rifle that’s been in the family for generations or you’re contemplating sending your kid off to college with their first firearm, many of us contemplate giving a gun as a gift. It may seem difficult, but if you’re willing to jump through the hoops and do the […]

Can You Give a Gun as a Gift?

Buying a firearm to give as a gift can be complicated. That’s not to say it can never be done, but there are a few more things to keep in mind before you head out to the local sportsman’s supply store to make your purchase. No matter how much your honey might be hinting, if […]

Is Direct Impingement Better?

If you’ve ever spoken to any owner of an AR 15, you’ll probably have noticed that we have a lot of opinions about our firearms. We can happily debate for hours about the benefits and detriments to a longer or shorter barrel length, the weight versus versatility of different handguard rail systems, and so on. […]

Components of the Bolt Carrier Group: Buying and Beyond

One of the most important things to remember about the AR 15, especially when thinking about function, is that the initial design was meant for military use. Sure, many owners today use the AR for hunting, home defense, and range time, but when the AR 15 was initially created, it was meant to fit a […]