Tactical Guns

Hornady’s 155-grain TAP/FPD turned in this excellent group.

Testfire: Ruger SR40 Review

The Ruger SR40 is a striker-fired handgun that offers a host of unique features, exceptional reliability, great ergonomics, and excellent accuracy. It is also modestly priced, with an MSRP of only $525.

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VIDEO: Windham Weaponry MPC AR-15 Review

The Windham Weaponry MPC AR-15 is forged in the old Bushmaster Firearms tradition. Now, Windham Weaponry is bringing back the original quality of the best selling AR-15 Rifle in America. The Team Sootch Video Blog reviews this fine AR.

During testing, all of the four brands of ammo performed well with the ultra-accurate AR-30A1.

Gun Review: ArmaLite AR-30A1

The company that brought us the first AR proves it still has tricks up its sleeve with the AR-30A1 — a refined bolt-action sniper rifle.

The Sig 516 Patrol Rifle comes in a standard black model, but is also available in Flat Dark Earth (FDE) and a black/Olive Drab (OD) Green version. Beyond the colors, each model boasts many of the same features.

AR-15 Review: SIG 516 Patrol Rifle

The SIG 516 Patrol is not just another AR. It has some really cool improvements over the typical AR-style rifle. One of the most notable improvements is it’s gas piston operated. But that's not all.

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AR Testfire: The AAC Blackout .300

The Advanced Armament Company has been making suppressors for some time now. So when it came time to design a cartridge and build an upper to house it, they knew a thing or two about the job. The result? The .300 AAC Blackout.

The rifle that preceded the M16 in combat in Vietnam was the Colt/Armalite-produced 601/601. Issued with a green Bakelite stocks, the 601 featured a hard-chromed bolt carrier group and prong-type flash suppressor. It lacked the forward assist that was added two generations later to the M16A1 series, and the case deflector that appeared on the M16A2. The case deflector has definite merit, which cannot be said of the forward assist. Left-handed law enforcement M16s need the addition of an add-on to protect the shooters’ faces from cartridge case burns.

Survival Guns: Advantages of the 20-Inch AR-15

Full-length 20-inch ARs with the original pencil-thin barrel profile are rather hard to find these days, but I’m here to tell you, this is the gun I would keep if I could keep only one for civil survival.