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Colt AR15A4 Review.

AR-15 Review: The Colt AR15A4

Shooting the Colt AR15A4 is a pleasure. Not that any 5.56/.223 AR has a lot of recoil, but with the reduced muzzle flip of the longer barrel and gas system, this thing can really rock and roll.

The effective use of cover seems quite simple but it is both a science and an art. Good cover should provide the most protection to your body but also offer a good field of view so you can see what is happening around you. Try to note potential cover and defensive positions when in a new area before trouble starts.

The Fundamentals of Gunfighting

While everyone hopes the only gunfight they’ll be in is on the Xbox, if you carry for self-defense, you have to be prepared for the real thing.

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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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.

A red-dot sight, like this EOTech, can also be teamed up with a magnifying adapter, and thus get you the best of both worlds.

AR-15 Scopes: Magnified Vs. Red Dot

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.