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How Do Thermal Scopes Work? Thermal Scope Breakdown

Thermal scopes are amazing tools to have in your wheelhouse, but how do they work exactly?

Jack Oller, Digital Editor

Clip On Thermal vs. Thermal Scopes: Which is Best?

There are pros and cons to both clip-on thermals used with a traditional riflescope and

Fred Mastison

How to Set Up Your Workbench for Gunsmithing and Maintenance: Part 1

In this three-part series, AGI Gunsmith Gene Kelly walks us through the optimal way to set up

Gene Kelly

How to Build an Affordable AR-15 Rifle: DIY Step-By-Step

Using parts from Bear Creek Arsenal, author Michelle Hamilton walks us through assembling an

Michelle Hamilton

Lone Wolf Dawn 365 Kit: Upgrade Your SIG P365

The SIG Sauer P365 is one of the most popular CCW pistols with good reason, but you can take

Michelle Hamilton

How To Build An M14E2 Rifle with Springfield Armory and Sarco

With some spare parts from Springfield Amory, Sarco and Brownells, you can have your own

Gus Norcross

Personal Defense

Best CCW Ammo Test: Sierra and Black Hills

The ammo you use at the range isn't always the best carry ammo. Here are two great options

James Tarr, Field Editor

Lone Wolf Dawn 365 Kit: Upgrade Your SIG P365

The SIG Sauer P365 is one of the most popular CCW pistols with good reason, but you can take

Michelle Hamilton

Are Shotguns Still the Best Option for Home Defense?

While they have great terminal performance, is the shotgun really the best choice for

Michelle Hamilton, Field Editor

Shotguns Vs. Rifles for Bear Defense: Which is Best?

Alaskan hunting and law enforcement expert Rikk Rambo breaks down the best long guns for

Rikk Rambo

What Makes A Great Truck or Vehicle Gun?

AR-15, pistol-caliber carbine, handgun, shotgun or a combination of several guns, what exactly

David Fortier, Executive Editor

Home Defense Setup Basics and Fundamentals

How well is your home setup for for security and risk management during a crisis?

Rikk Rambo

Preparedness

Best CCW Ammo Test: Sierra and Black Hills

The ammo you use at the range isn't always the best carry ammo. Here are two great options

James Tarr, Field Editor

The Mepro M22 Self-Illuminated Reflex Sight: Ultimate Survival Optic?

With fiber-optic illumination during the day and internal tritium capsules for night use,

Jack Oller, Digital Editor

How to Get Started Using Shortwave Radio for Survival

Communication is one of the most important elements of survival that doesn't get much

Vincent L. DeNiro, Editor in Chief

How to Legally Build Your Own German Panzerfaust: DIY Build Book

Ever want to build your own German Panzerfaust? Expert Jonathan Wild's Book "Expedient

Will Dabbs, MD

Shotguns Vs. Rifles for Bear Defense: Which is Best?

Alaskan hunting and law enforcement expert Rikk Rambo breaks down the best long guns for

Rikk Rambo

The Scout Rifle For Survival: Are They Still Relevant?

Leroy Thompson takes a look at various modern scout rifles to see if they fit the survival

Leroy Thompson

Gunsmithing

How to Set Up Your Workbench for Gunsmithing: Part 3 Power Tools

In this three-part series, AGI Gunsmith Gene Kelly walks us through the optimal way to set up

Gene Kelly

How to Set Up Your Workbench: Part 2 Tool Organization

In this three-part series, AGI Gunsmith Gene Kelly walks us through the optimal way to set up

Gene Kelly

How to Set Up Your Workbench for Gunsmithing and Maintenance: Part 1

In this three-part series, AGI Gunsmith Gene Kelly walks us through the optimal way to set up

Gene Kelly

How to Build an Affordable AR-15 Rifle: DIY Step-By-Step

Using parts from Bear Creek Arsenal, author Michelle Hamilton walks us through assembling an

Michelle Hamilton

Lone Wolf Dawn 365 Kit: Upgrade Your SIG P365

The SIG Sauer P365 is one of the most popular CCW pistols with good reason, but you can take

Michelle Hamilton

Tritium Night Sights vs. Fiber Optic Sights: Which is Best?

Whether it's for a handgun, rifle or shotgun, night sights are a must for any firearm in

Barb Melloni

Historical

The Military Rifles of Portugal Part 1

Portugal may not be the biggest country, yet they amassed a large number of rifles used in its

Paul Scarlata

The French Model 1892 Revolver D'Ordonnance in 8mm Cartouche

Paul Scarlata delves into the history of the French service revolver Model 1892 Revolver

Paul Scarlata

The Star-Gauged 1903 Springfield Supplied Through the NRA

Leroy Thompson takes a look at the historical star-gauged 1903 Springfield rifle supplied

Leroy Thompson

French Model 1873 and 1874 Ordnance Revolver in 11mm: Historical Lookback

Paul Scarlata delves into the history of French service revolvers and the under-powered 11mm

Paul Scarlata

Mitchell Livingston Werbell, III

The man who brought "silent death" to the Vietnam War.

Lt. Colonel Robert K. Brown (ret.)

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