From black guns, tactical rifles or Modern Sporting Rifles (MSR) to the inaccurate and slanderous "assault rifle," the AR has been called more names than Slick Willie. Editor Doug Howlett thinks it should have one more—the UFF.
Known for their development of the famed AR-15, ArmaLite's AR-18 was another important tactical trendsetter in the black rifle space.
Manufacturers continue to feed the shooting enthusiast’s seemingly unquenchable thirst for new ARs in 2014. Here are 8 dandies worth checking out.
When discussing firearms for self-defense, especially home defense guns, most people think about pistols and shotguns. A better alternative to both of these weapons may be the AR carbine, chambered for the .223/5.56 round.
Today’s battle-tested tactical rifle is more than ready for the woods.
One 2011 study commissioned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation found that just over 18 percent of all gun owners now own an AR-style rifle (probably higher since 2013). Of those, nearly 20 percent say they use their ARs for hunting.
The 300 AAC Blackout has both military and law enforcement applications and a growing legion of civilian fans to boot.
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.
In this early Smith & Wesson M&P-15 review, Patrick Sweeney's verdict on the AR-style carbine is in: Get one.