Category: Other Gear & Gadgets

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Exploring the Untapped Potential of 7.62×39 as an “All Around” Hunting Caliber

What if there was a caliber that was suitable for everything from coyote to brown bear, kicked less than your whitetail gun, fit in a micro-length (2.25″/58mm) action, and cost a quarter a round to shoot? That would be a pretty awesome caliber, wouldn’t [Read More…]

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New Birchwood Casey Targets (Like Splatter? You’ll Love These.)

Target practice isn’t just fun, it’s a vital part of honing your marksmanship skills. Of course, target practice is a lot more interesting when the targets are more than plain white sheets of paper. Enter Birchwood Casey, the company whose Shoot-N-C targets [Read More…]

IMG_0947 AR Blaze SSD Trigger 2277835 M16_rifle_Firing_FM_23-9_Fig_2-7 Screen Shot 2016-06-14 at 7.24.11 PM The author's Colt 6920 AR-15, which has given him years of reliable service over thousands of rounds of ammunition fired.

Meet the “Black Rifle”: An Introduction to the AR-15

It’s no good to discuss how firearms work without also giving the context surrounding the firearms themselves. With that said, let’s talk about the AR-15, its copycats, competitors, and relatives. Together these rifles share space under the loose umbrella [Read More…]

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Operating Systems 201: Rotary Locking

We introduced you to the concept of locking in a previous one of our 201-level posts on how firearms work, and today we’re going to talk about what has become the most common locking mechanism for rifles: Rotary locking. If to lock an action, you need to create [Read More…]

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