Tag: ar-15

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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…]


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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NRA 2016: Awesome American Flag Guns by Nevada Cerakote

Sometimes you see a Cerakote finish so impressive or flat-out awesome you simply cannot pass up the opportunity to share it. Such was the case at this year’s NRA Annual Meeting, which was held in Louisville, Kentucky (next year it’s slotted to take place in [Read More…]

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AR-15 Prophylactics on Amazon

When one has to operate completely operationally, covering ones rifle shaft is a necessity. Recognizing this, a Amazon seller aptly named “AR-15 Condoms” is offering just that, an AR-15 Condom. Tousted as perfect to avoid STDs (Sh*t, Trash, and Debris), the [Read More…]

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.510 Beck AR Drum Mag

What in the heck is a .510 Beck you ask? The .510 Beck is a big straight walled cartridge that was developed by Beck Defense, it is compatible with .308 platform AR-10 lowers but it needs a different bolt, barrel and magazines to function. They’ll be available in [Read More…]

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