Do you have your barrel and receiver set up to run flawlessly in your AR-style rifle? Most likely yes, but there are certain configurations that just won’t do and need work to function properly.
Given it's operation in an AR-15, you might think the carrier sees a lot of wear and tear. But its longevity is quite impressive in the overall scheme of things.
Suppressors have been around for about a century now. Discover how the firearms accessory came about and its early days and uses.
In the market for a new plinker, long-range rifle or a little something for deer season? Master gunsmith Patrick Sweeney gives you tips on evaluating a used rifle before purchase.
Every rifle Patrick Sweeney owns has had the following things checked and, if need-be, tended to. It just so happens that winter is the ideal time for these easy AR-15 DIY projects.
What are the best AR-15 parts to have as backup in case something breaks? Here are Patrick Sweeney's top picks to keep your AR running.
In this early Smith & Wesson M&P-15 review, Patrick Sweeney's verdict on the AR-style carbine is in: Get one.
A quick briefing on a subject that consumes entirely too much bandwidth in arguments, web forums and gun shop debates: who really made your AR? Simple. Lots of people, and not always the one whose name is on the lower.
Not taking into account A1 and A2 iron sights, your AR can have one of two types of optics - red-dot sights or magnified scopes. Here's a look at both.