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How Silencers Work

Wednesday, September 24th 2014 07:57 AM

This SilencerCo animated infographic shows how silencers work, and compares noise levels between suppressed and non-suppressed guns. Silencer ownership statistics are also included.

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D-I-Y Bucksaw On A Budget

Friday, September 19th 2014 01:33 AM

Dave Canterbury walks you through building a wood-framed bucksaw. Not only will you make a traditional style saw, but you will learn a useful ideas that you could apply to many other situations. All you need is a saw blade, a few feet of paracord, two nails, a 2x2 and a 1x2, or any other suitable scrap wood you may have lying around.

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Quick and Dirty Tips for Cleaning Your AR-15

Thursday, September 18th 2014 02:56 AM

Tom McHale walks through his favorite methods of cleaning an AR. He offers tips, tricks and tools that can make your rifle cleaning experience much better. Clean the hard-to-reach nooks and crannies of your AR using these tips. Tom suggests tools that can make this job easier.

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AR Rifle Lower Receivers: Cast vs Billet vs Forged

Saturday, August 30th 2014 02:15 AM

When shopping for an AR lower receiver, you're sure to run on to various terms that depict the method by which a particular lower is manufactured. These terms will usually be one of these three terms-- 'forged', 'billet' or 'cast.' So what's the difference between the three manufacturing processes? Let's take an objective look.

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DIY Pot Crane Adjustable Campfire Cooking Tool

Tuesday, August 19th 2014 11:19 AM

One of the challenges to campfire cooking, is adjusting the location of your cooking pot over the flames. This simple yet effective 'pot crane' creates a very versatile and adjustable pot hanger. A few sticks, basic camp tools and some cord are all you need to make this robust device.

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AR-15: Gas Impingement Vs. Gas Piston

Thursday, June 26th 2014 10:59 AM

Though ARs come in all shapes and sizes, there are primarily two distinct operating systems the platform employs, gas impingement and gas piston. To the untrained eye, they are almost indistinguishable. Here are Richard Mann’s 6 factual observations in the AR-15 gas impingement vs. piston debate.

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The Best Knife Sharpener You Never Knew You Had

Monday, June 16th 2014 09:24 AM

There are a lot of neat tips and tricks when it comes to keeping your tools in prime condition, but not all are exactly convenient. Take for example the fact that you can sharpen a knife using a coffee mug. But you might not always have a mug available when you're out and about. Robert Erington of Deer Meat for Dinner explains how you can use a car window to hone your knife.

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With recent changes to firearms laws regarding suppressors and other Class III weapons in Washington State, we have had many questions about them. To answer some of those questions, we created this brief step-by step guide to the process of legally purchasing a suppressor. After June 12th, owning and using a suppressor will be legal in Washington State, provided you have properly jumped through all the hoops! We are happy to help you through that process, and this guide will help get you started.

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Brief History of .22 Caliber Ammunition

Tuesday, May 13th 2014 05:49 AM

The .22 caliber cartridge was designed by Joshua Stevens, founder of the J. Stevens Arm & Tool Company, in 1887 and it quickly became a popular round for beginners, children and target practice due to its low velocity, cost and recoil.

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When choosing your first handgun, there are several points to remember. Information on the web about buying your first handgun can be overwhelming. Here are seven simple things to remember when choosing your first handgun

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