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Precision Rifle Shooting for Beginners – Critical Gear with Jeremy Tye

We recently sat down with professional precision shooter Jeremy Tye to learn more about what it takes to get into precision gas gun shooting and advice on rifles, ammo, and more. In this article, we talk about the mission-critical accessories you need to get started and the best way to get your foot in the door of the competition world.

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.

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.

Semper Paratus Arms – Armorer’s Advice to AR Builders

William Larson of Semper Paratus Arms puts on perhaps the best two-day AR-15 Armorer Course available anywhere to civilians, law enforcement and miltary in the world today. He’s also someone we’ve long wanted to speak with to discuss the “do’s and don’ts” of building a truly reliable AR. We were fortunate enough to fianlly catch up with William Larson during a brief break in his tremendously busy schedule.

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 gives us a video overview of some of the different bolt carrier group choices for your AR-15.

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.

Competition AR-15 Basics with Josh Froelich

We sit down with champion 3-gunner Josh Froelich to discuss competition AR-15 basics, including build types, triggers, optics, handguards, and the maintenance schedule needed to keep the gun running and reliable.

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