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AR-15 Magazine Basics – Performance Overview with Duane Liptak of Magpul

There’s a lot more to an AR-15 magazine than it just being a box with a spring. Author Duane Liptak of Magpul gives an overview of the factors involved in making a good, reliable magazine. Learn the how, and the why behind Magpul’s magazine design, and use the information to inform your decisions around magazine selection, whatever you choose to purchase.

Battle Arms Development – Building a WORKHORSE

We recently sat down with Paul Chiappa from Battle Arms Development to discuss some of their new offerings for 2020, including the Silent Professional in 300 Blackout and the WORKHORSE, their take on a reliable, affordable firearms featuring a plethora of proven Battle Arms Development parts.

Best AR-15 Lower Receiver – What to Look For

What is the best AR-15 upper receiver for your next build? Author/Gunsmith Todd Gimian gives us an overview of what to look for in an upper receiver, as well as several brands to research as you approach your next AR build.

APOC Armory – Cold Hammer Forged Barrels on a Budget?

From time to time, we like to reach out to different firearms manufacturers to hear first-hand what they’re all about. Earlier this week, we were able to speak with Travis Hamlin of APOC Armory about his company and its line of cold hammer forged barrels for the AR platform.

Best AR-15 Barrel – What to Look For

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.

Steve “Yeti” Fisher of Sentinel Concepts – A Q&A

Steve “Yeti” Fisher of Sentinel Concepts is one of the most knowledgeable and sought-after trainers and experts on the AR-15 platform. We recently sat down with him to discuss his experiences with the AR-15, how new students should approach training, why a new shooter doesn’t necessarily need a super high-end rifle, and much more. In … Read more

M16 in Vietnam – An Interview with Chris Bartocci

To learn “what happened to the M16 in Vietnam,” it’s hard to think of someone better to ask than Chris Bartocci at Small Arms Solutions. Frankly, there are few active in the industry that know more about the M16 and its history than Chris, who has been intimately involved with the platform for almost his entire life.

Beginner’s Precision Rifle Shooting with Adam Pini

Shooting ARs in competitive setting is a tremendous amount of fun. Requiring just a basic build and some gear, there’s little excuse for not getting off the couch and giving it go. For some motivation, we spoke with industry vet Adam Pini about his ongoing pursuit of excellence in the hobby and why it’s easier than you think to get involved.

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