Gunsmithing Product Reviews

If you want to service your firearm, improve or customize it, you’re in the right place.  Here you’ll find our reviews of everything from cleaning to modifications, muzzle devices and suppressors.  From tools to accessories – everything you need to take your gun to next level is here.

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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.

The Best .458 SOCOM Uppers

The .458 SOCOM (Special Operations Command) round is a powerful defensive round with roots in military history. The best 458 SOCOM Upper Receivers seamlessly handle the firepower this round produces and are engineered to perform in the harshest combat conditions.

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The Best 9mm AR Uppers

There are plenty of benefits to converting your AR with a 9mm upper. The flexibility of PCCs has driven their popularity over the past 20 years, making them the go-to choice for those who want a multi-role pistol caliber rifle. With all the options and benefits of building a pistol caliber carbine (PCC), it’s high time you get started.


The Best .224 Valkyrie Uppers

Why consider a .224 Valkyrie upper and what are the best models? We break down the pros and cons of dropping a Valk into your black rifle and highlight some great options.


The Best Long Range AR-15 Uppers

Why use a long-range AR-15 Upper and what are the best models? We break down the pros and cons of the long-range AR-15 Uppers and highlight some great options.

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The Best 6.5 Grendel Uppers

Who makes the best 6.5 Grendel uppers? The 6.5 Grendel has become one of the more popular choices for long-range shooters in the last several

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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 get everywhere, and depending on

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The Best Gun Oils

A clean tooth may still decay, but a clean, well-lubricated firearm will never rust. Despite claims from ammo manufacturers that their powder burns clean enough

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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 unique and ordinarily reliable gas


The Best Sig P320 Upgrades

What are the best upgrades for the Sig P320? The Sig Sauer P320 is a striker-fired handgun platform that was designed from the ground up

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The Best Buffer Tube Kits

What are the best buffer tube kits? A balanced firearm is a beautiful thing. Not only is it easier to shoot and less prone to

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The Best AR-15 Suppressors

If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your AR-15 rifle with a suppressor, you’re in good company.


The Best AR-15 Handguards

What are the best AR-15 Handguards? Two-piece, M-LOK, KeyMod – you run down all the best options.

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The Best Glock Triggers

Be it better accuracy of more feel – if you want to get more from your Glock we’ve reviewed most popular Glock triggers available to help you choose the right one for you.

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The Best AR-15 Kits

What are the best AR-15 Kits? There is no more daunting goalpost in the gun community than assembling or otherwise building your own AR-15 but,

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M-LOK vs. KeyMod: A Comparison

How do M-Lok and KeyMod stack up? One of the most exciting ways for gun owners to enhance and extend the functionality of their rifle

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The Best AR-15 Upper Receivers

Arguably one of the most vital elements of the AR-15 is picking the right upper receiver group. After all, your upper provides the lock-up between

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The Best AR-15 Mag Releases

What are the best AR-15 Mag Releases? The best AR-15 mag release is one that allows you to activate the magazine release quickly, consistently, and

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The Best Ruger 10/22 Upgrades

What are the best upgrades for the Ruger 10/22? The 10/22 Rifle There’s a reason the Ruger 10/22 has long been one of America’s favorite

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The Best AR-15 Tools

The AR-15 is the most popular rifle in America, in large part because it’s incredibly versatile. You can change-out most components – upper and lower

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The Best AR-15 Lowers

The bedrock of every AR-15 is the lower receiver. These unassuming bits of aluminium form the foundation onto which an AR-15 will be based, and

The Best Side Charging Upper Receivers

Why a side-charging upper? The AR-15, when in well-trained hands, is one of the most capable weapons systems ever designed. That longstanding performance and adoption

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The Best M&P 15-22 Suppressors

What are the best S&W M&P 15-22 suppressors? Smith & Wesson’s M&P 15 22 is a quality firearm that will quickly become anyone’s rimfire favorite. The


The Best AR-15 Cleaning Kits

Despite some myths that were circulated in the late 1960s to catastrophic effect in the jungles of Vietnam, the AR-15, like any other firearm, needs


The Best Magpul Furniture Kits

What are the best Magpul furniture kits? Magpul Industries is, by any objective measure, one of the best and most well-known firearm accessory manufacturers on

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The Best .300 Blackout Uppers

Who makes the best .300 Blackout upper receivers? Despite all of the lasers, tech accessories, and modern features, the AR platform is more than half

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The Best Shotgun Suppressors

Shotguns are some of the most versatile and most useful firearms ever created. They’re excellent weapons for hunting, general fun and target shooting, and of

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The Best .308 Muzzle Brakes

If you own or are in the process of outfitting a .308 rifle, pretty soon you’ll realize that the .308 is a more than capable

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The Best 9mm Suppressors

When you need to keep things quiet, be it for range etiquette or home defense needs, suppressors are a must-have. Given that 9mm firearms are

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The Best Suppressor Covers

Heat mirage is the visual distortion that appears on asphalt and other dark surfaces on a hot day. This can impact your weaponry as well

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The Best 6.5 Creedmoor Suppressors

Lauded for its long-range performance capabilities, the 6.5 Creedmoor cartridge is a newer entry into the centerfire world (introduced in 2007). And it’s a great

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The Best Armorers Wrenches

How to pick the right armorers wrench for you An armorer’s wrench is one of the primary tools that every hobbyist AR-15 owner should have

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The Best SKS Rifle Stocks

Determining what to upgrade on a rifle can be daunting. Optics, triggers, rails, & accessories galore all call at your wallet.  A good aftermarket stock


The Best SKS Scope Mounts

After testing more new models, we’ve updated our top recommendation to the UTG Pro SKS Receiver Cover. We’re keeping the other recommendations on our list,

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Best Gun Vices & Cleaning Stands

How to pick the best gun vise for your needs. Have you ever tried cleaning and gunsmithing your rifle without a vise? It’s slow, sloppy,