Why You Should: Offset Red Dots

Why You Should: Offset Red Dot Sights No one likes to make a compromise. With optics, that compromise is usually between precision and speed—but what if we told you there was a way to get both? What if this option was even faster than either a variable scope or a red dot with magnifier? Would you be interested? If so, let us introduce you to the offset red dot. What is an Offset Red Dot? An offset red dot is a secondary mini-reflex or micro dot mounted alongside a rifle’s primary optic. Traditionally, offset red dots are used in conjunction with a magnified scope, so the user can transition between optics as...[ Read More ]

When shopping for a tactical rifle or carbine, you have a wide variety of calibers to choose from. Each caliber has its own benefits, which are optimized for a specific purpose. Some calibers are tailored towards close-quarters combat, while others sacrifice mobility for precision at distance. In this blog, we’re taking a closer look at the most common ‘tactical’ rifle cartridges in America. This includes both intermediate and full-power rifle cartridges, along with a handful of magnum and super-magnum cartridges for long-range or anti-material roles. In each section, we’ll describe the cartridge’s major benefits and key considerations for achieving peak performance. ...[ Read More ]

Father's Day Giveaway

Father’s Day is only weeks away, and Primary Arms has the perfect way to celebrate. This month, our rifle giveaway is doubling up to offer twice the reward with two fully-kitted Ruger 10/22 Takedown Rifles and a ton of range day essentials, totaling to a value of over $3700! CLICK HERE TO ENTER As always, this giveaway is completely free with no purchase requirements. All you have to do is click the button above, fill out some basic information, and you’re good to go. We’ll reach out to our winner in early July and post an update on social media to announce our winner. Set of Ruger 10/22 Takedown's 1. Ruge...[ Read More ]

Pistol Caliber Guide

When purchasing a pistol, cartridge selection is one of your most important considerations. Pistol cartridges come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, and each has its own specific applications. For certain roles, such as hunting and self-defense, your caliber choice can be life-saving, so research is an absolute necessity. Fortunately, we’ve prepared this guide to give you the basic run-down on the most common pistol calibers, so you can focus your research when searching for the best pistol caliber for your needs. .22LR Primary Uses: Target, Competition, Training Major Benefits: Low Cost, Negligible Recoil .22LR is the most common rimfire cartridge in the US. The cartridges are small...[ Read More ]

Magazine Buyers Guide

Despite their simplicity, magazines are one of the most important parts of any automatic or semi-automatic firearm. Weapon designs have lived and died by the quality of their magazines, and magazine compatibility can be one of the most important decision factor for many buyers. But what makes a good magazine… good? In this Primary Arms Blog, we’re going to take a look at the current magazine market, highlighting standout options for rifles and pistols, while considering the factors that make some mags so desirable. Parts of a Magazine Magazines are really simple devices, but small improvements can make a big difference in your firearm’s performance. Most modern magazines are made up of...[ Read More ]