AR-15

If your into the EBR, Evil Black Riffle, AR-15 or any AR type style weapons you will find what you are looking for here.

Building an AR Pattern Rifle: An Interlude of Quietly Mumbled Profanity (Part 1)

 Keith our resident instructor and AR-15 home build fanatic, has started a series on building an AR-15 from scratch. This first article discusses why or why not  you may want to build an AR instead of buying one. While cost is a factor it should not be “the factor” when making this decision. This series will be an excellent compliment …

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ALG Combat Trigger ACT Review

ALG Defense ACT trigger for the AR-15

Keith is getting too good at writing articles for us here at 248shooter. We both started a review on the ALG Combat Trigger also known as that ACT trigger. He just did a better job than me and faster. Below is the article from him and I do not want to spoil it so let me just say the following. …

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GearScout AR-15 Grip Comparison

Ar-15 Gun Grip Styles

We work hard her to be an excellent source of original content. Every once in a while we run across an article that is just so well put together and useful that we can not help but share it. GearScout took the time to very carefully in an extremely illustrative way capture the grip angles and contours of 21 of …

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AR-15 Do’s and Don’ts

AR-15 Do's and Don'ts full playlist of all videos

Youtube is an incredibly valuable source of information if you can weed through the chaff to find the people worth following. One of my prefered Youtubers is Highjak86. He has been working on a multi-part series called AR-15 Do’s and Don’ts. It is by far one of the better video series I have seen on the topic. If you are new …

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Highlights From Shot Show Day 2

Shot Show Logo for 2014

Day 2 is wrapped up and closed at Shot Show. Here is some of the notable items found on the floor.   Action TrackChair This is just awesome. We have shared several groups that work hard to get vets out hunting and overcoming disabilities caused by action. This chair by Action TrackChair is an invention that will make that easier …

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Caldwell AR-15 Mag Charger

Caldwell AR-15 Mag Charger

If you’re reading this blog chances are you enjoy shooting. You may even enjoy reloading or cleaning your weapons. What I have never heard anyone say they love doing is loading magazines. From Stipper Clips to LULA there have been many products designed at making this mundane part of shooting faster, easier or both. Nobody and I mean nobody has …

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Highlights From Shot Show Day 1

Shot Show Logo for 2014

The news has just been flooding out of shot show. In an effort to minimize the noise instead of reporting on everything new we will try to highlight the products that would be the most practical or cutting edge.   FAB Defense GL-MAG Stock Fab Defense has developed an AR-15 stock that is designed to hold an additional magazine. Releases are …

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SIG556xi AR and AK Ammunition in a Single Gun

Sig556xi Shot show new gun

So the news has already started pouring out of shot show and we are only on day 1. Sig Sauer trending on the release of its mor modular tactical offerings has released the new Sig556xi. This gun is a modular work of art. 3 different interchangeable barrels: 10, 14.5, 16 3 types of handguards: Aluminum, Polymer, Carbon Fiber 3 types …

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Anderson Rifles RF85 Bolt Carrier

Coatings are all the rage the last few years: Cerakote Duracoat Hydro Dip Nickel Boron TiN or Titanium nitride Blued and all the variations of it All of these coatings have one thing in common. They are applied on top of the material. They are a coating that is above the metal product and can be worn away. That is until …

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Warne Ramp AR-15 Scope Mount

Warne Mount used by Police

High Powered optics, low powered optics, red dots, reflex sites and iron sites. That is a lot of choices when it comes to what you use to aim your AR-15. Add to that the when the AR-15 was developed it was designed for a fixed iron site. While the transition from the M16A1 to the more modern M16A4 has included …

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