Guns & Ammo Guide to AR-15s: A Comprehensive Guide to Black Guns

Guns & Ammo Guide to AR-15s: A Comprehensive Guide to Black Guns

by Editors of Guns & Ammo, Eric R. Poole

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Everything you need to know about AR-15s from top firearms writers.

The Guns&Ammo Guide to AR-15s is packed with a wealth of valuable information compiled by the foremost firearms writers today. A vast range of topics is covered in these articles, including:

The lure of the SBR
The evolution of the REPR
Bore conditions that affect your cold-bore shot
Geissele triggers
Aperture sights
High precision (down) range
AR 9mm perfection
Reloading for AR-15s
And much more!

Discover tried and true tips, tactics, and techniques from the pros along with guidance on buying gear and firearms from experts including Patrick Sweeney, David Faubion, SGM Kyle Lamb, Tom Beckstrand, and Eric R. Poole. The Guns&Ammo Guide to AR-15s has everything you could want to learn about AR-15s.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510713161
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 01/16/2018
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 660,232
File size: 50 MB
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About the Author

Guns&Ammo was established in 1958. It presents content covering the complete spectrum of firearms, accessories, and related products, is the most respected media brand in the firearms field, and reaches more than a million visitors a month online and 10.8 million readers in print. Its offices are in Peoria, Illinois.

Eric R. Poole is the editor of Guns&Ammo magazine and brings years of service from the US Marine Corps to the world’s most widely read firearms magazine. His experience as an armorer and his background with print publications at the NRA led him into his dream career of working at G&A. An avid hunter, Eric has enjoyed the pursuit of wild game from North America to Africa. Since taking the ropes at G&A, Eric has transformed the look and feel of the magazine while developing a personal connection to his readers.

Table of Contents

Introduction Eric R. Poole vii

Part I Defense Features

Ready to Arm: It's Time to Rethink Home Security Eric R. Poole 2

Versatile Defender: An Argument for Advanced AR Carbines in the Home J. Guthrie 10

Protect and Serve: Eight Years with My Colt M4 Commando Richard Nance 16

Standing Your Ground: Aggressive and Offensive Fighting Stance vs. Shooting Stance SGM Kyle E. Lamb (Ret.) 22

Unlawful Entry: Sometimes Even the Most Dearly Held Opinions Are Wrong Joseph von Benedikt 28

Part II Historical Features

Fantastic New Weapons That May Replace the M-14: Well-Designed Auto Rifles Like the AR-15 and Even Space-Age Rockets Are the Coming Thing William Beecher 35

A Beautiful Marriage: .223 Remington and Colt's AR-15 "Sporter" Bob Hutton Bob Forker 39

New AR-15 Weapons System-Guns & Ammo 43

The M-16 Controversy! Bob Neal 48

Is the New M16 Debugged?-Guns & Ammo 50

Throwback: Century C15A1: Everything Old Is New Again Patrick Sweeney 56

The 300 Blackout Story: How Respect Was Earned J. Guthrie 63

The 300 Whisper Story: None of This Was Easy, or Straightforward Patrick Sweeney 69

Part III Ammo & Components

Survey Says: Active and Recently Separated Military and Law Enforcement Professionals Respond to Our Survey and Describe Their Preferred One-Gun Outfit Gloria Shytles 74

Trigger Happy: How to Achieve the Best Results from Every Trigger Squeeze Greg Rodriguez 80

Geissele Triggers: From the Guy Who Figured Out How to Make a Match-Quality Trigger Combat Reliable Tom Beckstrand 86

The Bayonet: Asset of Anachronism?: Some 400 Years Later, The Rifleman's Scary Edged Weapon Continues to Prove Itself Michael Janich 92

Backup AR Sights: Now That We Have Micro Optics, Will Iron Sights Go the Way of the Ramrod? Wayne van Zwoll 96

Aperture Sights: Don't Neglect the BUIS SGM Kyle E. Lamb (Ret.) 102

The Doctor Is In: John Paul of JP Enterprises Explains the Difference Between 5.56 NATO and .223 Remington SGM Kyle E. Lamb (Ret.) 108

Big Boomers On Your AR: Say What? Patrick Sweeney 112

The Truth About Carbon Fiber Barrels Greg Rodriguez 118

Part IV Tests & Tactics

Mirror Image: Life from the Other Side of the Gun Sean Utley 124

Bullseye for Warriors: High Power Shooting as It Relates to Combat John Buol 132

Don't Just Roll Over: Impact Shifts When Shooting Rollover Prone with a Rifle SGM Kyle E. Lamb (Ret.) 138

Hunting High Angles: Extreme Angles Call for Extreme Techniques. Be Prepared to Meet the Challenge on Your Next Mountain Hunt SGM Kyle E. Lamb (Ret.) 144

AR Abuse: The Final Chapter: Torture until Something Breaks Patrick Sweeney 148

Point of Impact: Bore Conditions Could Be Affecting Your Cold-Bore Shot J. Guthrie 154

Drive the Gun: It's What You Do with Your Support Hand Jason Teague 161

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