Are AR-10 and AR-15 Parts Interchangeable? [Builder's Corner]

Think of the AR-10 as the AR-15’s big brother. A little older, a little stronger, and taught little bro’ everything he knows. The AR-10 was designed around the 7.62x51mm NATO rifle cartridge. The civilian version of this cartridge is the .308 Winchester, introduced in 1952. While factory loadings and hand-loaded .308/7.62x51mm rounds are still the most popular options for the AR-10 today, new calibers like the 6.5 Creedmoor are quickly gaining widespread adoption for use in the AR-10 platform, leading to a marked rise in the platform’s popularity. The AR-15 was designed for a smaller round, the 5.56x45mm NATO cartridge, and conceived a few years after the AR-10. The smaller caliber allowed for the design of the rifle itself to...[ Read More ]

Five AR-15 Calibers for Hunting Deer [Updated Guide]

Five AR-15 Calibers For Hunting Deer [UPDATED GUIDE]: AR-15 and AR-10 style rifles have encroached on the territory that was once only occupied by wooden-stocked bolt and lever guns. It's not hard to decipher why, the modern sporting rifle is the most popular rifle in the nation, and shooters want to be able to put them to use on the hunt. As the popularity of the platform has increased, so has the demand for powerful new cartridges that provide shooters with the performance needed to drop deer using their black rifles. Today, we are breaking down five AR-15 and AR-308 calibers -- one in each caliber class -- that will help you bag that buck whether you're sitting in a tree stand shooting short shots down narrow lanes, perched in a blind lo...[ Read More ]

6.5 Creedmoor vs. .308 Winchester [Which Is Better?]

For a head-to-head comparison of 6.5 Creedmoor vs.308 Winchester ballistics, click here .308 Winchester (.308 Win) is arguably the most popular short-action big game hunting caliber in the world. It’s tough to name a rifle caliber more proven on the hunt, in law enforcement use, or for precision competition. .308 Winchester’s balance of power, accuracy, and affordability have made it one of the most popular choices for use in a huge variety of firearms for over 60 years. Thanks to modern bullet and propellant technology, today’s .308 Win is better than ever. .link { color:blue; } .mobile-row { display: inline-block; width: 30%; height: auto; } .mobile-float { display: inline-block; width: 300px; height: auto; align: center; float: rig...[ Read More ]