How To Mount a Scope [On Your AR-15]

How to Mount a Scope on a Picatinny Rail Rifle scopes have come a long way in the last decade. New materials and ceaseless engineering birthed stronger, more reliable scopes that survive even in the toughest conditions. Even so, every scope, no matter how expensive, shares the same weak point: the mount. For any rifle setup, the most common point of failure for an optic is the mount. If a mount isn’t set up properly, the question isn’t if a scope will slip—it’s when. It could be at the first trip to the range, or it could be in the middle of a crucial 3-gun stage. Either way, a busted scope mount is a critical failure that can quickly end a good day. Mounting your scope doesn’t have to be a painful process. To help, we’ve prepared...[ Read More ]

Primary Arms Optics Best-Seller Spotlight

Primary Arms Optics Best Sellers Spotlight When Primary Arms began selling red dot sights over a decade ago, our mission was simple: to offer the best quality optics to our customers at the best possible prices and back them up with outstanding customer service. That mission has never wavered. The result of that mission for you, our valued customer, is unmatched value for your dollar. That value has made Primary Arms one of the fastest growing optics manufacturers in the world. We love what we do, but truth be told, we do it all for you. Bringing you the best in quality and value is what drives us, and when we make something you love, we’ve accomplished our mission. We’ve come a long way from those early days selling red dots. In the y...[ Read More ]

Win This Rifle! 6.5 Creedmoor Long-Range Precision Build

You've mastered the 25-yard line. The 50-yard line holds no challenge for you. Your ten round groups at the 100-yard line are the envy of your local bench rest club. You need a CHALLENGE. Some new arena to test your mettle as a marksman. It's time to reach out, but your little pea shooter of an AR-15 with your 1-6x scope isn't going to get you the silver dollar at a grand. Well my friend, you are in luck. Below you'll find a list of hand-picked parts and accessories, each one specifically chosen to help you put together a humdinger of a precision rifle that should easily get you to the 1,000-yard line and beyond! Now, as with any build, you can swap out the parts we're suggesting to meet your own personal needs, tastes, and budget. ...[ Read More ]

How to Clean and Maintain your AR-15

How to Clean and Maintain Your AR-15 Your AR-15 is a precision machine. Just like a car engine or equipment in a machine shop, it needs regular attention and maintenance – especially if you’re using it as a day-to-day tool. In addition to running a bore snake or brush through your rifle and other basic cleaning you should do after every time you shoot it, a full stripped-down cleaning of your rifle should be done on a regular basis. About every 1000 rounds or so, take it all apart as we’ll detail in this article and it will go a long way to keeping your rifle cycling for years and years. It’s important to do some cleaning after every time you hit the range and fire your rifle. The AR-15 is a firearm that needs to be well lubricated and...[ Read More ]

Why Shoot Rimfire?

Why Shoot Rimfire? Seriously. Why shoot Rimfire? It’s weak, unreliable, hardly useful for self-defense, and is extremely dirty when compared with centerfire ammunition. Yet, .22 caliber rimfire rifles and pistols are some of the most frequently purchased firearms in the United States. Why would a seemingly useless caliber be one of the most popular? Well, to put it short, it’s just plain fun as hell. Zero recoil, an affordable variety of ammo, and an even greater variety of firearms make for endless ways to have fun plinking at the range, pest control, or even serious training and competition use. There are so many ways to make use of .22 rimfire and this article is aimed at diving a little deeper into all the different topics surroundin...[ Read More ]