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AR-15 Torture Test Dirt

Giveaway: AR-15 Guide With Torture-Test Gun Reviews

When Patrick Sweeney said he was going to put a batch of ARs through some intense torture testing to do gun reviews, we had no idea he'd go this far. Here's your chance to win a copy of the book that shows the results - "Gun Digest Book of the AR-15 Volume 4."

AR-15 Review: Del-Ton Tapco

Del-Ton makes good rifles, even though some shooters are so class-based they won’t acknowledge any rifle not made by the “best” or “mil-spec” companies. Their loss, says Patrick Sweeney in this AR-15 review.

AR-15 Review: Wilson Combat 6.8

Everyone knows a Wilson Combat 1911 is top of the line. In this AR-15 review, Patrick Sweeney argues the same can be said for the Wilson Combat 6.8.

Advances in AR-15 Ammo

The AR-15 platform has become the most popular rifle in the world, and even though most are chambered for the .223 Remington/5.56 NATO cartridge, many other cartridges are now available for this versatile rifle.
AR-15 Cleaning and Maintenance – NSSF Shooting Sportscast – YouTube

Video: AR-15 Cleaning and Maintenance

Gunsite Instructor Cory Trapp goes through AR-15 cleaning, maintenance and inspection.
AR-15 piston information

AR-15: Direct Impingement Vs Gas Piston

Direct impingement vs gas piston, which gets the most out of your AR-15?
Get practical tips for mounting and using weapon-mounted lights and laser sights, in “Own the Night” by Scott Wagner

Tips for That Remote Tape Switch on Your AR-15

For the general purpose AR, a dedicated weapon-mounted light is a popular accessory, whether mounted on the rail or the vertical foregrip. If you're using a remote tape switch with your light, there are a couple of critical points to watch for.

AR-15/M16: The Rifle That Was Never Supposed to Be

Find Out How the "Mattel Toy" became America's Assault Rifle.

AR-15 Disassembly: Getting It Apart

Learn AR-15 disassembly - how to field-strip and completely disassemble your AR and get it all back together again - for routine and advanced cleaning, maintenance and repair.

Gun Photos: Best AR-15 Optics

From military to police, to competition and survival uses, there's an optics solution ideal for your AR-15. Patrick Sweeney takes a look at some of the newest and very best scopes and red dots for the AR-15 platform.
AR-15 Torture Test Dirt

Debunked: 3 Reasons the AR-15 Isn’t Reliable

The AR-15 isn’t reliable. Just ask the critics. They'll often site three reasons why the AR-15 isn't reliable. They're debunked here. 1) The AR-15 Gas...

Gun Photos: Brutal AR-15 Torture Test

Patrick Sweeney performs a variety of AR-15 tactical gun tests. Can any of them stand up to this brutal AR-15 torture test? Let’s be clear...

AR-15 Review: The Ruger SR556

Patrick Sweeney looks at the Ruger SR556, the company's first AR-15-style carbine. Even a few years ago, this would have been unthinkable.

Keep your AR-15 running like a top

The latest Gun Digest Kit of the Month focuses on the most popular rifle in America. This valuable kit will help you keep your AR-15 running strong

Clearing a Double-Feed in an AR-15 – NSSF

Exploring AR-15 Optics Sighting Options

The improvement I like best for the AR-15 is the flat-top upper. It gives you more options for sighting and makes the rifle more scope-friendly. Plus, you can add quick-on-and-off peeps and front sights. Here's a look at AR-15 optics.


A directory of the best AR-15 reviews, including AR-10s. Find the latest ARs for tactical use, home defense, competition, survival, truck guns, or SHTF! Learn how to customize your AR-15 or AR-10, and check out DIY articles on AR upgrades from Gun Digest’s expert contributors. Also see: Gun ReviewsHandgunsRiflesShotgunsMuzzleloadersAR-15sConcealed Carry

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