Piston Driven AR-15 Reviews, Articles, and Answers

New York SAFE Act Compliant Rifle From Adams Arms

Posted by Samantha Gannaway

Jun 20, 2014 4:12:47 PM

It's no secret that the AR 15 has received a bad reputation in the past few years, and because of this there have been new laws passed restricting certain "Assault Weapons" and requiring more strict registration and application processes. Among the states that have passed laws, in 2013 New York passed the New York SAFE Act (Secure Ammunition and Firearm Enforcement Act). Lucky for New Yorkers, Adams Arms has recently come out with a line of NY compliant products.

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The Patrol Rifle

Posted by Samantha Gannaway

Jun 2, 2014 2:37:08 PM

The AR 15 platform has been called many names, some of which aren't worth repeating, but in law enforcement the AR 15 is referred to as the "Patrol Rifle". While many rifles were considered in choosing the best rifle for law enforcement, the AR stood out for its many benefits it brings to the force. The semi-automatic firearm is a useful tool for officers that provides effective application when necessary. The Basic Firearms Instructor Course from the Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee makes some great arguments for why the patrol rifle is a good addition to law enforcement. The course guide goes over benefits, comparisons and more. Here are a few points brought up by the course.

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Accuracy and Precision | What Affects Your Shot

Posted by Samantha Gannaway

May 6, 2014 1:37:24 PM

When you are shooting medium to long range, environmental factors are going to play a roll in your accuracy and precision. Factors such as temperature, humidity, elevation, and wind can mean the difference between hitting your target and missing completely. In this article we are going to explore each one of these environmental factors and how they can affect our shot.

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The Benefits of Shooting 5.45x39 Bullets in Your AR 15

Posted by Samantha Gannaway

Jan 29, 2014 2:40:00 PM

The 5.45x39 is a copper washed, steel cased, lead and steel core bullet with a hollow pocket behind the full metal jacket tip. As a controversial choice of ammo, the 5.45 draws many questions: What are the benefits? Does it perform well? Will it corrode your rifle? What is needed to shoot 5.45 in my AR 15? To help you decide if the 5.45 is the ammo for you, let’s take a closer look and answer some of the most frequently asked questions.

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