Tactical Guns

Tactical gun articles advice videos and blogs from Gun Digest.

After a massive shortage in the past year, AR-15 rifles are back on gun store shelves at reasonable prices. Supply has caught up with demand and manufacturers are producing new models for 2014. Retailers such as Bob’s Gun Shop in Norfolk, Va., are even offering great deals on ARs to consumers who are still eager to buy the popular rifles.

Is the AR Panic Over?

Tactical guns and ammo have been on short supply the last few years, but supplies are easing and the coming year may be a good time to buy.

Ask any five shooters what’s the best gun for self defense, and you’ll get six different answers!

Picking the Right Concealed Carry Gun

Choosing a concealed carry gun is really about reaching the right balance for you. You have to consider size, power, efficiency and capacity in your deliberations, and each variable affects the others. Here are 23 pro-con arguments to consider in the eternal autoloader vs. revolver debate.

Only Colt makes M4s, and only Colt can call an Armalite-designed, direct-gas impingement rifle an AR-15. Forget that at your legal peril.

Who Made My AR?

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.

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CT “Assault Weapon” Letter Developments

A letter that hit the internet earlier this week appears to be correct in verbiage, Connecticut gun owners who register their "assault weapons" and "high-capacity magazines" late will be forced to dispose of them or face criminal action. Keep up with the evolving story here.

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AK-47 Shoot: Arsenal SLR-107 Rapid Fire Practice Run

Many people prefer the AK-47 platform to the AR-15, while others view it on par with ARs. Others say it's outdated. Watch this video demonstration of an Arsenal SLR-107FR AK-47 in action and make up your own mind.

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Photo Gallery: 6 New ARs For 2014

If you’ve been holding out for newer AR models waiting for availability of tactical rifles to improve, this may be your year to buy.