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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The Best Dry Tumblers in 2021

People don’t want to toss their brass these days, and for good reason. The solution? Reuse that brass by investing in a dry tumbler. We run down the best dry tumblers to keep your brass in good shape.

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The Best Bolt Carrier Groups in 2021

There are many bolt carrier groups on the market for AR-15s, but not all are made equal. Choosing the best one for your rifle or your custom build will have everything to do with its purpose and operation.

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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.

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The Best .458 SOCOM Uppers in 2021

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 in 2021

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.

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The Best .224 Valkyrie Uppers in 2021

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.

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The Best Long Range AR-15 Uppers in 2021

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 in 2021

The 6.5 Grendel has become one of the more popular choices for long-range shooters in the last several years. When compared to the 5.56mm, the

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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 in 2021

The Sig Sauer P320 is a striker-fired handgun platform that was designed from the ground up to be customizable and modular. It was developed to


The Best Buffer Tube Kits in 2021

A balanced firearm is a beautiful thing. Not only is it easier to shoot and less prone to wear and tear, shooting a truly balanced

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The Best Glock Triggers in 2021

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 Build Kits in 2021

There is no more daunting goalpost in the gun community than assembling or otherwise building your own AR-15 but, by keeping in mind some basic

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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 in 2021

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 in 2021

The best AR-15 mag release is one that allows you to activate the magazine release quickly, consistently, and improves the overall functionality of your rifle.

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The Best Ruger 10/22 Upgrades in 2021

There’s a reason the Ruger 10/22 has long been one of America’s favorite rimfire rifles. Its smooth action, consistent accuracy, and legendarily durable build mean

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The Best AR-15 Tools of 2021

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 in 2021

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

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The Best M&P 15-22 Suppressors for 2021

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

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The Best AR-15 Cleaning Kits in 2021

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

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The Best Magpul Furniture Kits in 2021

Magpul Industries is, by any objective measure, one of the best and most well-known firearm accessory manufacturers on the planet. They’ve earned that reputation by

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The Best .300 Blackout Uppers in 2021

Despite all of the lasers, tech accessories, and modern features, the AR platform is more than half a century old. Originally chambered in .308 as


The Best Shotgun Suppressors in 2021

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


The Best 9mm Suppressors in 2021

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 Armorers Wrenches in 2021

An armorer’s wrench is one of the primary tools that every hobbyist AR-15 owner should have in their tool set. But far too many tinkerers

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The Best SKS Rifle Stocks in 2021

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 in 2021

After reviewing more new models, we’ve updated our top recommendation to the Weaver Multi-Slot SKS System. We’re keeping the other recommendations on our list, but

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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,