Del-Ton makes good rifles, even though some shooters are so class-based they won’t acknowledge any rifle not made by the “best” or “mil-spec” companies. Their loss, says Patrick Sweeney in this AR-15 review.
Everyone knows a Wilson Combat 1911 is top of the line. In this AR-15 review, Patrick Sweeney argues the same can be said for Wilson’s AR-15s, including this one chambered for the 6.8 cartridge.
As importers and manufacturers go, Century is one of the biggies, if not the biggest, maker of AK-47s today. Patrick Sweeney takes a look at the Centurion 39.
Ammo is not ammo. And when doing a .223 vs 5.56 comparison, while the loads are almost identical, they are not the same.
Should one go with an AR-15 piston or direct impingement (DI) system? Patrick Sweeney examines both.
The original caliber for the AR-15 wasn’t the.223/5.56, it was a slightly smaller cartridge. The .222 Special delivered the kind of performance that the designers wanted, which was basically a 50-grain bullet at under 3,000 feet per second.
Learn how to field-strip and completely disassemble your AR-15 – and get it all back together again – for routine and advanced cleaning, maintenance and repair.
The world of tactical gear is a serious one, but it’s not without a sense of gallows humor. Here are seven terms from the lighter shade of black. Bane Dangerous Scale Named after gunwriter Michael Bane. The more often someone tells you how dangerous they are, the less dangerous they actually are. The more direct [...]
The AR-15 isn’t reliable. Just ask the critics. They’ll often site three reasons why the AR-15 isn’t reliable. They’re debunked here. 1) The AR-15 Gas System The big slam against the AR-15 is the gas system, which blows gas back into the receiver. Two problems result. One is that the receiver gets impossibly grubby, so [...]
Let’s be clear about this gun test right now. What I’m doing – putting a variety of AR-15s through five torture tests – you should not do. It is/was hazardous, abusive, potentially very expensive, and more than just a bit crazy. I took thousands of dollars worth of fine machinery and worked very hard [...]