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How to Solve Ejection Problems with a 1911

What do you do when a 1911 is ejecting brass directly in your face? George...

I Carry: Ed Brown Fueled M&P Pistol in a Mission First Tactical Holster

Today's "I Carry" episode features a cool Ed Brown “Fueled” M&P in a Mission First...

Glock Guide: DIY Slide Disassembly

Looking to do some custom work on your Glock pistol slide? Here's how to take...

10 .22 LR Conversion Kits for Your Favorite EDC Pistol

For low cost and new-shooter training, there’s no substitute for a .22 LR conversion kit...

5 New 1911s Seen at NRAAM 2019

The 1911 continues to be a strong seller in the firearms market, and there were...

Review: SIG Sauer M400 Tread

The SIG Sauer M400 Tread is the company’s first sub-$1,000 rifle system and brings new...

Range Review: Stoeger P3000 Freedom Series Defense Pump Shotgun

Stoeger built on its line of affordably priced home-defense shotguns by upping magazine capacity on...

Basics of a 1911 Build: Tips & Tricks

The building of a 1911 pistol is chock-full of detail work essential for a satisfactory...

AR-15 Cleaning & Maintenance: A Complete Guide

Want to keep your AR-15 in peak fighting condition? Regardless of how often or how...

Building an AR-10: Pointers and Potential Pitfalls

Large-frame, AR10-style rifles are a different beast from their 5.56 NATO little brothers. Here are...

Wilson Combat Launches Double-Stack EDC X9 Pistol

Wilson Combat released its high-capacity EDC X9 9 mm defensive handgun.

How to Build a 1911 Pistol

Shooting Illustrated's own Bob Boyd embarked on a two-year journey to build his own 1911....

Daniel Defense DD5V1 Rifle

Daniel Defense’s first .308 Win. AR boasts an array of desirable features in a lightweight...

AR Upper-Receiver Build: Bolt-Carrier Group and Changing Handle Installation

Now that the forward-assist and dust cover are in place you can focus on adding...

FNH USA SPR A5M XP Rifle

The FNH USA SPR A5M XP is a precision tactical rifle using a controlled-round-feed action,...

Tension: It’s a Good Thing

The 1911 operates via a controlled-feed system,” which means extractor tension, or the degree to...

Prepping for Extraction

In Kukick and Oldham’s book, they write, “Installing the extractor is simply a matter is...

Sliding Into Things

Given the recent discovery concerning my Essex frame, I decided to turn my attention to...