The Cloud Defensive OWL (Optimized Weapon Light) has been one of the most anticipated new weapon lights we’ve seen in recent years. The estimated 1,250 lumen, 50,000 candela light is fully ambidextrous, robustly built, and powerful…Designed specifically to compliment rifles.To learn more about the design and the ideas behind the OWL, we reached out to Matt Tenbarge, co-owner of Cloud Defensive.
Chad from School of the American Rifle talks adjustable gas blocks. What are the caveats of using an adjustable gas block on your next AR build? What to look for in an adjustable gas block, and why a gas block that offers tactile feedback is preferred. Chad demonstrates how to prevent an adjustable gas block from becoming carbon locked, and shows us an example of what happens to a adjustable gas block if it is not properly maintained over time.
During the course of a conversation with Kris “Tanto” Paronto, it became apparent that the phone interview I was conducting for an article might work better as an audio podcast. Topics discuss the importance of keeping a good sense of humor, positive mindset, positive self-talk, demonstrating leadership under stress, avoiding panic, coping with the fear, and what rifles and accessories he’s currently running.
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.