Can I Safely Fire Blanks in my AR-15?

Shooting blanks out of your AR-15 is used primarily for the purpose of simulating live fire rounds. Especially in the military, blanks are used quite frequently. Marines would use blanks in their weapons to simulate small scale battle scenarios. Doing this would simulate a live fire combat scenario, preparing soldiers and Marines for battle situations. … [Read more…]

AR-15 Basics for Beginners

The AR-15 is the civilian version of the M-16 rifle used by the United States military and law enforcement. A semi-automatic weapon that has automatically ejected cartridges, and a new cartridge or round slides into the chamber. The most widely used weapon for self and home defense, alongside shooting and sporting events. Most people have … [Read more…]

6.5 Bullet Comparisons

With a little spare time on our hands, and a whole lot of bullets, we set out to measure the consistency of a few popular 6.5 bullets.  We have shot the Sierra 142 for some time now, and they are great performers in our rifles.  The Lapua 139 shoots equally well.  We have not fired … [Read more…]