The 5.56x45 NATO (.223 Remington) has been on the rise for more than 50 years. Find out how this intermediate cartridge came to rule the military and civilian roost.
Covering everything from maintenance to functionality, the latest models and all the things you could latch on to their Picatinny rails, plus tips on parts and DIY-ing the ubiquitous AR-15, this is the resource to have.
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.
The AR-15 platform has become the most popular rifle in the world, and even though most are chambered for the .223 Remington/5.56 NATO cartridge, many other cartridges are now available for this versatile rifle.
Ammo is not ammo. And when doing a .223 vs 5.56 comparison, while the loads are almost identical, they are not the same.
A triangular barrel keeps a Remington varmint rifle balanced back nicely in the hand and quickly cooled for repeat action--and there's opportunity for post-holiday close-out price reductions with some discontinued versions.