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VLTOR A5 Buffer System Overview

In the course of a recent interview with a highly respected AR manufacturer, the A5 Buffer System was mentioned as one of the “most legitimate upgrades” the AR has ever seen. Such praise led us to reach out to Nick Wantland, head of marketing and sales at VLTOR. We asked for an overview and why it might be worth considering for your next build.

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Choosing the Right AR Bolt Carrier Group (BCG)

VIDEO – If you’re new to building an AR, choosing a Bolt Carrier Group (BCG) for your build can get a bit confusing with so many brands, options and variations of material and coating available. To assist, Jeremy Bedsaul of TacFix.com gives us a video overview of some of the different bolt carrier group choices for your AR-15.

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3-Gun Competition Basics with Joe Farewell

Professional 3-Gun competitor Joe Farewell left the relative comfort of a full-time job in law enforcement to pursue a career in training and 3-Gun competition. We recently sat down with him to discuss that transition, his preferred AR-15 setups, and the mistakes to avoid when starting out in competitive shooting.

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Ash Hess on Marksmanship and Choosing the Right AR

Ash Hess is a skilled competitive shooter and the individual who rewrote the Army’s Marksmanship Manual. He is also involved with sales at one of the world’s greatest firearms manufacturers, Knight’s Armament. We spoke with Ash about how we can best improve not only our shooting skills, but the firearms we build.

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“A Day in the Arena” Semi-Auto Precision Match Recap

This past weekend, a very special semi-auto precision rifle match was held in Blakely, Georgia. This first ever “A Day in the Arena” gas gun match, presented by Ash Hess and Jack Leuba allowed both novices and pros to join together enjoy a beautiful day on an approachable yet challenging course of fire…all to share their collective love for ARs and precision shooting.

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Cavity Back Bullets – Next Level AR Performance

A projectile getting a major buzz in professional hunting circles for 300 Blackout, 6.5 Grendel and more is a supremely lethal copper bullet called the “Cavity Back.” Due to its unique design, these bullets are hitting harder, faster and with more accuracy than almost anything else currently on the market. To learn more about the bullet’s unique design, we reached out to the inventor, Robert DeBell.

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B5 Systems – Enhanced SOPMOD & Bravo Overview

For my shooting style, I am a still a huge fan of the Enhanced SOPMOD stock. A brief look around the industry tells me I’m not alone in my preference. To learn a bit more about the B5 Systems version of the SOPMOD stock, and the Bravo SOPMOD, we spoke with Mark Keller, Vice President at B5 Systems.

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