Primary Arms Optics Best-Seller 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 years since, we’ve added a complete lineup of r...[ Read More ]

Win This Rifle! 6.5 Creedmoor Long-Range Precision Build

This Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to our winner, Luke H. in Minnesota! You can view all current and past giveaways on our giveaway blog page. 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. Unlike any other build though, you'll have a chance to win this exact rifle and entirely sidestep having to budget for anything but ammo! Check out the end of this article to find out how. .link { color:blue; } .mobile-...[ Read More ]

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 relatively free of carbon build up 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 ]

Complete Guide To AR-15 Gas Systems [Direct Impingement]

window.location.href = '/MCategories+AR-15-Gas-Blocks' Complete Guide to AR-15 Gas Systems Whether you go with a gas piston conversion or a traditional gas tube for your AR-15, deciding what gas system length is the right option for you can be a confusing process. With several options to choose from, in seemingly limitless barrel configurations, it’s easy to get lost. Today we’ll be looking at the most common lengths for AR-15 gas systems and we’ll cover the pros and cons of each to help you make an informed decision Gas system length and effects don’t change between Direct Impingement or piston-driven. What Does the Gas System Do? The AR-15 is a gas operated firearm with a multi-lug rotating bolt that fires from a lo...[ Read More ]