Many AR-15 shooters don’t get barrel twist rates and chambering nomenclature throws them for a tizzy. Here’s a detailed explanation that will help you understand both.
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Being able to hit your target with your AR-15 is a big factor in your enjoyment of it. Here are some tips on sights, triggers, cant and hold that can improve your ability to shoot well.
Part 1 of this series described the path the AR-15 took to become a viable longer-range rifle. In Part 2, Glen Zediker gets into the details of ammunition and gun accessories to make the 500+ yard AR a reality.
Long-range shooting with an AR-15 means different things to different shooters. However, the basics of achieving long-range accuracy come down to two things—barrels and bullets. Here’s a history of how refinements in those crucial areas got started.
The AR-15’s bolt and carrier are the heart of the rifle, so knowing the ins and outs of the bolt carrier — weight, platings and coatings, firing-pin hole size, and bolt choices — can make your AR run more smoothly and reliably. Read this post to discover how to keep your AR-15 working properly with the right bolt carrier assembly, firing pin holes and firing-pin retainers.