Breaking the 5-pound barrier when building an AR-15 with a mounted optic is a tall order, but Shooting Illustrated took on the challenge. Here's how we did it.
A man walks into a gun store, sidles up to the counter and eyeballs the clerk. In his best tactically-tuned voice, he says “I want one of them there red-dot sights for my AR.” The clerk, if he is of the optically savvy sort, immediately realizes this customer has no idea what he’s talking about.
What can be more satisfying than building your own 1911 from scratch, building an AR-Platform upper receiver, also known as “America’s Rifle.”
The October issue of Shooting Illustrated showcases Mossberg’s new tactical bolt-action rifle.
The June issue of Shooting Illustrated, on newsstands now, covers two new LCR options from Ruger, along with a big-bore sized for carry in the new Redhawk.