Tag Archives: ar15

Rifle Systems Spotlight: Daniel Defense

Daniel Defense is arguably one of the most successful turn of the century firearms manufacturers. Since their founding in 2000 they’ve become a leader in the vast AR15 community with top tier rifles and components, doubling their year over year output three separate times in less than two decades. It was one of their components, the RIS, that originally put …

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Review: LWRCI M6A2 PSD, An Every Day Carry AR15.

It’s the tool you have when the fight comes… The AR-15 has been in service as a fighting rifle since 1964 and has proven itself a capable contender. Evolving technology has kept it in the forefront of conceptual design and it continues to be selected in modern iterations to serve. Civilian shooters, Law Enforcement, and the Military continue to put …

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Review: BG Defense Type-A SIPR [Updated: Jan. 2017]

In 1957 Mr. Stoner, Mr. Sullivan, and Mr. Fremont finalized the design on the AR-15. In the 58 years since the Armalite debuted the number of iterations, manufacturers, variations and updates that are incorporated into the AR-15 rifle concept has exploded exponentially. The last 12 years have been especially fertile in the design and manufacturing aspects with the perfect storm of the …

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Hey, I just bought an AR15. What should I add next?

Hey, I just bought an AR15. What should I get for it next? Ammo… Buy Ammo… And USE IT. I saw the meme above a couple of days ago circulating social media from the SHOT SHOW 16’ remnants. Let’s make this picture worth the thousand word discussion and tackle the vast underinvestment in training. That’s the most accurate way I …

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Trijicon ACOG TA31ECOS Review

Up on deck today is one of my longest tested (and honestly most expensive) optical solutions for your favorite tactical modern sporting rigs. The Trijicon ACOG, specifically the TA31 ECOS model. First stop is a little history from the maker (248Shooter readers take note, Trijicon is HQ’d in our beloved Michigan, Wixom). Trijicon was started in 1981 with exactly the …

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Limited Time P-Mags Promotion

P-Mags, P-Mags P-Mags!!!!!!!   Next to ammunition, no product flew off the shelves faster during the scare than P-Mags. People bought them by the caseload to ensure a guaranteed stock of the most popular polymer mag ever made.   Regardless of why you buy mags training, SHTF, fear of a ban, swimming in them like tactical Mc’Duck, or even just …

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The Evolution of a Great Target

The following is submitted by Mark the CEO of EZ2C Targets. It contains a history of the company and an explanation of how they got to where they are today. It also goes into the various styled designs they have and the practical purpose. While this is an advertorial  and written by the product owner and not us I will …

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Patriot Cases Foam Cutting Instructions and Review

If you have ever had to fly with a weapon or spend large periods of time outdoors in inclement weather, you have probably purchased a hard case for your weapon. Both pistol and rifle cases fit into the same mold for hard cases. You typically have some form of heavy duty plastic shell that can be secured and then locked …

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ALG Defense Ergonmic Modular Rail (EMR) Free Float Review

There is no shortage of rails in the marketplace for the AR-15. The usual suspects are the magpul drop ins, quad rails, free float rails and many variations on those. For many years it was an all or nothing mentality for AR-15 owners, you either kept the generic handguard or put a quad rail which was commonly referred to as …

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Building an AR Pattern Rifle: An Interlude of Quietly Mumbled Profanity (Part 2)

Keith our resident instructor and build fanatic is back again to share his journey of mumbled profanity commonly known as his building an AR series. Part 3 Part 1  This time around we are focusing on actually building the AR rifle as opposed to the decision to build or buy. Personally this is my 6th AR15 (not counting the M16A2’s, …

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