2023 Red Dot Buyers Guide

If you're trying to shop for your first red dot in 2023, the number of options can be daunting. Even if it's not your first dot, it's easy to start delving into the details of dot sizes, mounting systems, illumination types, and more and get struck with analysis-paralysis. To help with that, we put together this cheat sheet for anyone looking for a new red dot in 2023. For simplicity's sake, we've split it into separate categories for pistol and rifle dots, since the two typically have little in common, then broken it down by use case. ...[ Read More ]

Century Arms AP5 9mm Giveaway

The Thanksgiving turkey has been carved, lights are going up on houses, and the Christmas shopping has begun, so it's time for another Primary Arms Firearm Giveaway! This month, we put together a package centered around the Century Arms AP5 pistol, a replica of the venerable H&K MP5. The MP5 is one of the most iconic firearms in history, dominating the submachine gun market from its invention all the way up to the late 2000s and setting the standard for close-quarters combat weapons. Our AP5 Giveaway features products from top brands like Century Arms, SureFire, US Peacekeeper, Magpul, and our own Primary Arms Optics and is valued at over $2,155.85! As always, no purchase of any kind is necessary to enter. Just click the button below, enter...[ Read More ]

Springfield Armory Hellion Bullpup Rifle Giveaway

If you're a frequent reader of the Primary Arms Blog, you'll know we give away a lot of AR-15s. ARs are among the most popular firearms in America, and for good reason, but this month we wanted to do something a little different. Enter the Springfield Hellion. Springfield's new rifle is a radical departure from traditional rifle design and ergonomics, utilizing a bullpup configuration derived from the HS Produkt VHS-2, one of the primary service weapons of the Croatian military. It's loaded with unconventional features such as an ambidextrous, folding, nonreciprocating charging handle, integrated carry handle, and reversible ejection port. This month, we'll be loading up a Hellion with some of our favorite acces...[ Read More ]

Primary Arms Optics: October Optics Update

October was a big month for us, featuring the release of numerous new products at our Discovery 2022 Part 2 event. This month, we've split our update into four categories: - Latest NEW Optics- Upcoming Releases- β€˜Eye-Opener’ Mini-Blog- Upcoming Events As always, we hope you’ll send us your thoughts and feedback on our Facebook or Instagram. Our team will be standing by to answer all your questions (or at least those we can!) New Optics for October October brought a wide range of new releases at our Discovery 2022 Part 2 event, both brand-new products and novel configurations of existing best-sellers. One of our biggest updates was to our line of 3x magnification MicroPrisms. They're some of our most popular optics, and after much anticipat...[ Read More ]

Lights, Sights & Silencers: Modernizing the AK

Along with the AR-15, the AK is one of the most iconic and recognizable firearms of all time. From its first iteration in the late 1940s to the present, it has been one of the most common firearms in the world, used for everything from hunting to self-defense. A legacy of rugged reliability, simple construction and manual of arms, and a very versatile cartridge have made the AK the go-to rifle for a lot of people. But, in today's modern world, there's a very valid concern about whether or not AKs can keep up. When the AK-47 was first invented, optics were only found on sniper rifles, and night vision technology was nothing more than science fiction. It wasn't designed with weapo...[ Read More ]