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Learn all about the most popular scopes and optics for pistols, rifles, and shotguns.

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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

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The Best Laser Bore Sights

What are the best laser bore sights? Boresighting is the process of lining up your sight with the axis of

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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.

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MRAD vs. MOA: A Comparison

What is right for you: MRAD or MOA? Accuracy at long-range requires a significant degree of precision, which is why

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The Best Holographic Sights

What are the best holographic sights available? If you want to get on-target faster, a holographic sight can be an

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The Best Night Vision Scopes

What are the best night vision scopes available today? When you think of a night vision scope, you likely think

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The Best Rangefinder Binoculars

What are the best rangefinder binoculars? To find the best rangefinder binoculars, we had a professional hunting guide spend over

The latest from American Firearms:

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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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

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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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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.

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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.