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458 Socom vs. 450 Bushmaster: Which Caliber is Right for You?

458 Socom vs. 450 Bushmaster: Which Caliber is Right for You?
As firearm enthusiasts, we are always looking for new ways to push our weapons to the limit. This constant search for something more powerful has given birth to several new calibers, including the 458 Socom and the 450 Bushmaster. In this article, we will delve into the differences between these two popular calibers and explore their origins, specifications, and potential uses.OriginsThe 458 Socom, also known as the 458 SOCOM, is a relatively new cartridge developed in 2000 by Marty ter Weeme, a...
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Welcome to the Big Bore AR-15 platform family – meet the new .50 Beowulf

Welcome to the Big Bore AR-15 platform family – meet the new .50 Beowulf
The .50 Beowulf is a rifle big-bore cartridge developed by Alexander Arms for use in a modified AR-15 rifle. Why does it belong in your AR-15 collection?First and foremost, it is based on your standard AR-15 platform. The .50 Beowulf is compatible with standard AR-15 upper and lower receivers, handguards, buffer systems and small parts. The only difference is the barrel and your BCG, not counting the magazine, which it takes 6.5 Grendel Type II Bolt Face. It is entirely possible to slap a c...
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The Science Behind Bullet Technology - 4 Basic Parts of Ammunition

The Science Behind Bullet Technology - 4 Basic Parts of Ammunition
IntroductionAmmunition is an essential part of firearms technology, with bullets being the most significant element in ammunition. While bullets may seem like a simple piece of equipment, they comprise four vital components that ensure effective and accurate performance. Understanding these components and their roles is vital for anyone who wants to get into the technical aspect of firearms or just be more knowledgeable in ammunition technology. In this guide, we'll be examining each of these co...
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9mm Vs. 45 ACP - Which Round Is Right For You?

9mm Vs. 45 ACP - Which Round Is Right For You?
Firearms are an important tool for many individuals who take self-defense seriously, go to the range, or participate in competitions. With so many different firearms available, it can be hard to know which one is right for you. This is especially true when it comes to comparing the differences between the AR-9 or 9mm and the AR-45 or 45 ACP.The History of 9mm and 45 ACPThe 9mm has been around for over a century, having been developed by Georg Luger in 1902. It has since become one of the most po...
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AR-15 Vs. AK-74: The Battle of Two Legends

AR-15 Vs. AK-74: The Battle of Two Legends
For decades, a debate has raged in the firearms community, a debate about AR-15 versus the AK-47. While there seems to be no end in sight, the AK-47s little sister, AK-74, designed by Russians in the late 70s to counter AR 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge, actually is the one that performs very similar, ballistic-wise, to an AR-15, and thus, is much closer to run a comparison.The AK-47 shoots the World War II-era 7.62x39mm that the Russians designed in 1943. The AK-74 shoots the 5.45x39mm cartridge...
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AR-15 – It’s time to improve your accuracy

AR-15 – It’s time to improve your accuracy
The AR-15 Rifle is the most popular rifle in America. It’s versatile and people put them to use in all sorts of applications. From target shooting for fun, to competition, small game hunting and finally, self-defense. Whatever the application, the essential component is accuracy of your AR-15 rifle. What are the things needed to achieve the desired accuracy in your AR-15 rifle? The top 4 essential components are listed below, of course not counting AR-15 barrel!1.  ...
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The Benefits of Last Round Bolt Hold Open (LRBHO) for Your Blowback Pistol Caliber

The Benefits of Last Round Bolt Hold Open (LRBHO) for Your Blowback Pistol Caliber
With the ever growing demand of Glock compatible pistol ARs such as9mm, 45 ACP, 10mm and 40 S&W, the question always arises on what is the difference between Last Round Bolt Hold Open LRBHO system vs. your standard AR build. So I thought, this would be a good place to start – what are the benefits of Last Round Bolt Hold Open.LRBHO is a highly desirable feature on your blow back action rifles. Mainly it allows for a faster reload. This is when the last round is fired, the bolt will stay...
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6.5 Grendel BCG - feeding your rifle!

6.5 Grendel BCG - feeding your rifle!
6.5 Grendel rifle is a new fad for long range shooting. Cost efficient, based on your standard AR-15 platform, 6.5 Grendel is the new go to AR! 6.5 Grendel Type 2 is a simple switch - all you need is a barrel and a BCG - and here you go, you have a new caliber on your hands! It even accepts (type 2 only) your standard 5.56 magazines.In this age of e-commerce, savvy consumer gathers the parts from multiple sources. Yes, our hobby is expensive and we must stay within a budget. But by doing so, we ...
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