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shooting a deadbolt

Mythbusting: Shooting A Deadbolt

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick We never get tired of watching movies, but we often watch scenes play out that aren’t realistic. Their approach is believable, but the way they go about solving problems defies logic, engineering, and sometimes physics. Take deadbolt locks as an example. When a character shoots a deadbolt lock, it disintegrates and […]

direct impingement VS piston

Direct Impingement VS Piston Driven AR-15s

By Guy J. Sagi The variety of modern sporting rifles available today is staggering, ranging from basic and utilitarian to fully tricked-out race guns. Regardless of style, price or accessories, all harness a portion of the hot gas released with each shot to fuel their semi-automatic operation. There are two methods of putting that captured […]

shooting a tire

Mythbusting: Shooting A Tire

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick We’ve all seen Hollywood movies where cops or bad guys are shooting tires to end a high-speed chase. Realistic or not, we’ve frequently seen tires shot from the windows of moving cars. Or other unlikely scenarios, like the hero standing in the middle of the road to shoot the tires of […]

Must Have AR-15 Accessories

Must Have AR-15 Accessories

Guest Writer: Kenzie Fitzpatrick So you’ve purchased a new AR-15, or at the very least, you’ve been window shopping. Buying your first rifle can be exciting, but there are still several factors to consider. What you may not know is which must have AR-15 accessories you need to customize your rifle to you. Upgrading a […]

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Barrel Twist Rate – Selecting Bullet Weight For Your AR

By Guy J. Sagi The spiralled grooves and lands inside a firearm barrel—rifling—force a projectile to rotate as it travels from breech to muzzle. The spin continues upon exit, improves in-flight stability and enhances downrange accuracy. The critical role it plays is undeniable, although it can be particularly confusing for AR-15 owners interested in maximizing […]