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Gun sales drop to…new normal

For the past 36 months something has happened that has never occurred before in U.S. gun history: every single month has seen over 1 million guns sold.

The Most Popular Firearms Right Now

We partner with retailers, brands, and auction sites to compile price and sales trends monthly to give you up-to-date information on the most popular firearms available.

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We take a break from reviewing firearms to highlight important developments in the world of firearms with our News Briefs.

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S&W Swims with the Gray Shark Spec Kit

A nice new offering from Smith & Wesson is the new 9mm M&P® M2.0 Compact Optics-Ready Spec Series Pistol Kit. Beyond a heap of cool features, it also has a Bull Shark Gray Cerakote finish on the slide with a matching grip frame.

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KelTec expanding to Wyoming

KelTec last week announced they are setting up a 33,000 sq. ft. satellite industrial space in Rock Springs, Wyoming which will allow them to increase production and work on some of their historic backlogs.

Century bringing in Licensed HK91s, HK93s

Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical fame let the cat out of the bag last week by posting images of semi-auto G3 and HK33K rifles from Turkey's MKE that are apparently inbound to the U.S.

Prices & Deals

We scour the web for the best prices on every firearm under the sun so you’ll never miss a deal.

Featured Comparisons

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

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.223 vs 5.56 – A Comparison

“223 Remington” & “5.56x45mm NATO” designations are often met with indifference — like there’s no real difference between the two. We point out that there is, indeed, meangingful diffrences to be aware of.

Firearm & Ammo Reviews

View reviews of rifles, pistols, shotguns and more.

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The Best AR-15 Rifles in 2022

The AR-15 platform gets a lot of attention and for good reason, it is one of the most reliable and versatile firearms ever created. We dive deep into “legos for adults”.

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The Best Weatherby Shotguns

Weatherby is a brand that has been cranking out quality ammo, rifles, and shotguns since the 40s, and we wanted to shed some light on some top-quality Weatherby shotguns. 

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The Best 6.8 SPC Rifles

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

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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Firearm Statistics

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

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The Best Pistol Cases in 2022

Part of being a safe and responsible gun owner is storing your firearms securely, especially pistols. You’ll also want a convenient and easy way to

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The Best Long Range Walkie-Talkies

There are a lot of long-range two-way radios out there, so we dove down the rabbit hole, researching top models to help keep you in backcountry communication — whether hunting, hiking, or camping.

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Best 6.5 Creedmoor Magazines in 2022

If you’re in the market for reliable 6.5 Creedmoor magazines — either regular or high capacity — we've got our top 10 favorites for any kind of rifle.

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

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

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The Best Rifle Scopes in 2022

Rifle scopes come in a huge variety of prices, options, sizes, and features – but they’re generally all designed with one goal in mind – hit the target. We break down the best glass around.

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Maven Optics Review

There are a lot of optics brands out there, so when Maven Optics asked us for an honest take on their products we were happy to put them to the test. Prepare to meet your new favorite glass.

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

CrossBreed Holsters Review

Springfield, Missouri’s CrossBreed Holsters began in 2005 when Mark Craighead, an avid shooter and concealed

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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 Taurus G2C Holsters

Taurus firearms have been around since pre-WWII (technically 1939) and while they aren’t known for super premium products, they have