WIN THIS RIFLE PACKAGE! [Anderson AM-10 .308 And Accessories!]

This Giveaway has ended. Congratulations to our winner, Joe E. in Texas! You can view all current and past giveaways on our giveaway blog page. If you’ve been a reader of the Primary Arms blog or an email list subscriber for any length of time, chances are you’re familiar with our Builder’s Corner series. We take some of the interesting and unique builds from around the office and break them down to give you an inside look at the what, how, and why behind real builds from Primary Arms team members. We still have a ton of awesome employee builds to show you in the months to come on the Primary Arms blog. However, we are taking things up a notch… and we think you’ll be excited about it. Throughout 2019, we will be building and showc...[ Read More ]

300 Blackout vs. 7.62x39mm: Beefed Up Black Rifles

Beefed Up Black Rifles: 300 Blackout Vs. 7.62x39mm The AR-15 was designed around the .223 Remington / 5.56 NATO cartridge to achieve a very specific purpose. The lighter, smaller cartridge meant that soldiers could carry more ammunition into the field than the enemy. Greater firepower through quantity. However, in today’s market where the AR platform is more customizable than ever, people are opting more and more to move away from the smaller 5.56 NATO and upgrade to some higher-powered cartridges. The venerable 7.62x39 cartridge was the direct competition responsible for the AR-15’s adoption of the 5.56 NATO cartridge. The heavier, bulkier bullet is famously known for its service in the Russian SKS, AK-47 and other former Soviet rifl...[ Read More ]

EDC Essentials Part 2: The Minimalists vs. "That Guy"

EDC Guide Part 2 TONY A -- Primary Arms Customer Service Representative My philosophy on what I carry is straightforward. I choose to carry a firearm because it is not only my right as a law-abiding citizen, but as a father and husband it is my duty to protect my family. Yes, there are more expensive and even more popular options when it comes to what I carry, but I have found that these are the tools that work for me. These items are on my person any time I leave my house, ...[ Read More ]

Red Dot Hacks [The ONE Zeroing Tip You Need To Know]

Red Dot Hacks: The ONE Zeroing Tip You NEED To Know New shooters, and even those who have been shooting a long time, can easily get confused and frustrated when trying to sight in their rifles. It’s not quite as easy as it seems like it should be. We’ve got the answer for you, though. Here’s the simple, easy to remember hack that’ll save you time when sighting in your red dot sight. MOVING THE POINT OF IMPACT You’ve probably seen that, on any rifle optic, there will be a direction marked on the scope turrets. Usually little arrows placed next to a U for “Up” and an R for “Right” on the elevation and windage knobs, respectively. This indicates where your point of impact will shift when you turn the turret in that direction. ...[ Read More ]

Everyday Carry Essentials: Part 1

EDC Loadouts You don’t have to stuff your pockets full of gear, or wear loose, baggy clothing. However, if you go looking for ideas about what you should be carrying on your person every day on Instagram, you might get overwhelmed by all the “EDC Lifestyle” posts. Some people do carry a lot of stuff in their pockets. A lot of stuff. Some of what you’ll see is practical gear that’s useful in every day applications. Like knives, multi-tools, flashlights, firearms, and simple first aid. Some of it is fidget spinners and a wallet the size of Wisconsin. We be...[ Read More ]