Zev Technologies  Core Duty Rifle

Review: Zev Technologies Core Duty Rifle

Zev Technologies has steadily increased its footprint in the firearm industry. Best known for placing its unique design spins on components for the most popular Glock and SIG Sauer pistols, this Centralia, WA-based company is also in the AR market.

Why the Break-Action Rifle is Still a Great Option

Fall is just around the corner, and although we are not exactly through the ammo shortage, things are better than they were in January. As hunting season is already underway here in the Southeast, sporadic ammo availability got me thinking about the utility of certain single-shot, break-action rifle designs.

Why You Should Have Backup Sights on Your AR-15

Having a set of iron—or plastic—sights on your carbine is a smart hedge against worst-case scenarios.

Are Scout-Style Riflescopes Still a Viable Option?

Between magnified riflescopes, electro-optics and plain ol’ iron sights, today’s rifle shooters can pretty much take care of everything from the muzzle to several thousand yards (or meters) away. Picking one setup for a narrow range of distances is no problem, but it gets trickier when you need to skin several cats at once.

Common Problems & Solutions with AR-15 Barrels

While there are component issues in several different areas of the AR system, the barrel is where the majority of pre-assembly flaws arise.

Common Issues When Swapping AR-15 Upper Receivers

One of the biggest advantages of the AR-style rifle is the ability to change calibers quite quickly.

What's the Benefit of a Lightweight Rifle?

Ever wonder what the big deal is about lightweight rifles? Here’s one reason for shaving ounces.

The Ultimate Guide to Rifle Terminology

Think you can talk the rifle talk? Only a fool would think they know everything.

How to Adjust Your Rifle Setup for Body Armor

If you’re using body armor or ballistic plates as part of your defensive gear, think about changes you might need to make to your carbine.

What's the Best Distance to Zero Your Rifle?

There’s a lot to unpack when talking about zeroing a rifle, including at what distance it should be zeroed. Steve Adelmann walks you through important considerations.

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