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Bolt Carrier Group Coatings

Looking into upgrading or building an AR platform? Chances are you’ve seen all the coating options available for bolt carrier groups. There are many different coatings out there and, in this post, we’re going to cover the most common and most relevant. Ready? Good – let’s get started! Phosphating Let’s start with the oldest and…

Choosing Your AR-10

Recently, there have been exciting developments with the AR-10, leading to the development of a wide range of calibers. For example, the F-4 SF-10 AR10 uses several mil-spec AR-15 parts. F4s use the lightest platform in the industry, a decision made to significantly reduce the size of the receivers, barrel extensions, and bolt carrier groups….

The Importance of Shooting Practice

If you own a firearm for the purpose of protection, regular practice is essential to ensure that you are familiar and efficient with it in case you have to use it in a high-pressure situation. Gun owners often neglect to do this, and when a self-defense situation arises, failure to practice can have potentially deadly…

Tips to Maintain AR-15 Reliability

The AR-15 is a highly dependable weapon that you should be able to rely on for several years. However, like any machine, it requires routine maintenance. There are several things you should consider if you want to keep your rifle functioning properly. These considerations include cleaning, lubrication, gas ring inspection and replacement, the use of…

What is an AR-15?

The AR-15 is the most popular rifle in the United States and was originally developed for military service by engineers at Armalite. Something many people misunderstand about this rifle is that the “AR” actually stands for “Armalite Rifle”.  Let’s take a closer look. History It was first designed in the 1950’s, but did not achieve much…