We recently sat down with Dan Brokos of Lead Faucet Tactical to discuss his very qualified and unique view of the AR-15. Brokos is one of the most knowledgeable and respected trainers in the firearms industry, and has an extensive, in-depth history with the platform in the field and on the range.
A basic AR-15 inspection you can do at a gun counter to check if a new gun is worth buying, regardless of who built it or what reputation a brand may have. Taking an objective view of this process can help you avoid a poor emotional purchase based on flashy gimmicks designed to catch your attention and empty your wallet.
Should you download your magazines to 27, 28, 29…or is it even necessary? It’s a topic we’ve seen discussed a lot this week, and earlier today, one of our absolute favorite experts has recently weighed in via video on the topic of downloading AR-15 magazines and AR magazine spring tension.
What is the best AR-15 barrel for your next build? The answer is that it depends on what you want to do with your rifle. Guest author/gunsmith Todd Gimian gives ARBuildJunkie readers an overview of what to look for in a barrel, as well as a few brands to consider as you research what is right for you.