Alternative Calibers for the AR-15 Platform From Ammunition Depot
The AR-15 firearm platform is far and away one of the most popular civilian (and likely military) firearm platform available. And .223 5.56 ammo is far and away one of the most popular chambering for AR-15s. However, one of the reasons that the AR-15 platform is so popular is its modularity. Often nothing more than an upper receiver group and mag switch-out is required to be shooting another caliber of cartridge from the same rifle.
And the cartridge options available in AR-15 carbines truly run the gamut, from .22 LR plinking to massive thumpers like the .450 Bushmaster, .458 SOCOM, and .50 Beowulf. In response to the mo
There were some fantastic, sturdy, dependable pistols produced in the past, without question. However, there’s no question that modern firearms, in general, are more efficient, more reasonably engineered, lighter, more reliable, and—due to modern oversight, standardization, and enforced regulations—considerably safer than the handguns of the past. Among the advancements modern pistols enjoy over their predecessors is capacity. Nowadays, it’s not uncommon to find a 9mm pistol with a flush magazine carrying 18, 19, or 20+1.
That’s three times or more than the capacity of the average revolver or semi-automatic pistol carried by civilians, law enforcement,
For decades, suppressors had been largely ignored by civilian gun owners, even those aware that, in most of the U.S. (minus eight states), they were, and are, legal. They seemed to suffer from a reputation as tactical accoutrements that only intelligence operatives and bad guys had any use for. However, as a larger appreciation of their benefits spread, suppressors became more popular for sport and recreation shooting, hunting, and home defense. So are suppressors for defending your home a good idea?