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A Guide to Glock Barrels

Your Glock’s barrel is one of the most important components of the pistol, and there are lots of things to keep in mind before you add one to a shopping cart.

300 Blackout vs 5.56: A Comparison

Two of the most popular caliber choices for AR-15 style firearms are the go-to 5.56 NATO standard and the newer, but no less versatile, .300 AAC Blackout. We help separate fact from fiction.

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6.8 SPC Complete Guide

Is the 6.8 SPC still a viable option — or has the sun set on the once red hot "military .270"? We give you this skinny one of the original "gee-whiz" rounds

How To Build an AR-15

Keeping your guns clean is critical to performance and longevity, so we pulled together a best practices guide for ensuring your guns are operating their best.

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Recce Rifle Ultimate Guide

What exactly is a RECCE rifle — and why are some guys obsessed with them? We take a look at this famous recon rifle and list some great rifle options.

Gun Cleaning 101

Keeping your guns clean is critical to performance and longevity, so we pulled together a best practices guide for ensuring your guns are operating their best.

Tavor TS12 Review

Curious about IWI’s space-age bullpup but don’t know where to start? We break down the TS12 – warts and all.

Learn More about the World of Firearms

Plan your next gun buy with our guides and tips, and turn your marksmanship dreams into reality. 

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The Best Black Aces Tactical Shotguns

Curious about Black Aces shotguns but don’t know where to start? We break down the best of the Black Aces line-up and highlight some great options.

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The Best AR-10 Rifles

The grandfather of all the modern sporting rifles — and the daddy of the comparatively

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The Best AR Pistols

With the AR-15 commonly described as “America’s Rifle,” the more recently introduced pistol variant of

The Latest News

We summarize the important developments in the world of firearms in our weekly News Briefs.

News Brief – 6/14

The American Firearms News Brief for June 14th: SiCo bringing more lowers to market, FN wins big with machine guns, Army picks NightForce, and Sig Sauer raises some Spectres.

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News Brief – 6/9

The American Firearms News Brief for June 9th: the ATF rains on the brace parade, Bushmaster promises a rebirth, Sig has a new weapon light, and the Beretta 1301 gets some love.

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News Brief – 6/7

The American Firearms News Brief for June 7th: Diamondback expands their DBX series 5.7 pistols, Zenith plans a comeback with an MP5 clone, and more.

Featured Comparisons

Ever wonder about the differences between different guns, calibers, or actions? We break ’em all down.

Firearm & Ammo Reviews

View reviews of rifles, pistols, shotguns and more.

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The Best Remington 700 Rifles

What makes the Remington 700 special? We take a look at the Rem 700 over the years and highlight some great rifle options.

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The Best Ruger 9mm Pistols

In a world filled with imported 9mm pistol designs, Ruger has risen to the top of the American handgun market over the past four decades to produce some of the most rugged, reliable firearms available.

Popular Guides & Stats

Learn how to shoot better, care for your firearms, and take your gun knowhow to the next level.

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Bullet Sizes, Types, & Calibers

The myriad of common ammo types, calibers, and sizes can be confusing, but with a little research, navigating the “bullet aisle” at your local gun store is a snap.

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Famous Outlaws of the Wild West

Guns can be used not only for ensuring personal and family security but also for a fun hobby. But for anyone who owns a gun, safe storage and cleaning as well as proper handling are vital.

View reviews of range gear, tactical products, & gunsmithing products.

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The Best Pistol Lights

A pistol light is only a tool; the question is what task you have in mind, what you want in one and what you’re willing

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The Best Level 4 Body Armor

Gunfights are generally bad news for all involved, but while many gun owners plan and prepare fairly well for the

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What is Tannerite?

A Guide to America’s Favorite Binary Target Marker Variously described as shot indicators, reactive targets, or a target marker, Tannerite

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The Best Gun Cleaning Kits

What are the best cleaning kits for your gun? Shooting guns is, well, dirty work. The soot and carbon can

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The Best Adjustable Gas Blocks

What are the best adjustable gas blocks? With so many barrel and ammunition combinations in the AR-15 world, the platform’s

View reviews of gun safes, cabinets, and firearm storage solutions.

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The Best Ammo Safes

What are the best ammo safes? After researching every variety of ammo safe from the

View reviews of rifle scopes, handgun optics, and everything long-range shooting.

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The Best AR-15 Lasers

It’s rare to find anyone with an AR not interested in hitting their target, but — depending on the purpose of your firearm — the

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The Best Rangefinders

Quality laser rangefinders have become both reasonably priced and surprisingly easy to use, allowing anyone to take their long-range shooting to the next level.

View reviews of holsters, belts, and concealed carry products.

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The Best Urban Carry Holsters

What are the best Urban Carry Holsters? We break down the take a look at this holster brand, provide a breakdown of their top models, and highlight some great options.

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The Best 1911 Holsters

What are the best 1911 holsters? 1911-type pistols are some of the most popular handguns in America. While the first