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Muzzle Devices 101

To help sort out what is what in the twist-on accessory market, here is a high-level look at the generally accepted categories of muzzle devices.

Emergency Preparedness for Beginners: A Bolt-Action Rifle?

Is a bolt-action rifle a good place to start for new gun owners? B. Gil Horman puts the idea to the test using a Savage Arms 11/111 Hog Hunter.

Product Preview: Dead Air Pyro Muzzle Brake

Using the same quick-detach system as the company’s Sandman-S and L suppressors, the Dead Air Pyro is an enhanced muzzle brake that can be installed with one hand in seconds.

Building AR-15 Pistols at Home

Learn more about how do-it-yourself AR-15 pistol builds from the low, mid-market and full-custom price points faired in a head-to-head competition at the shooting range.

Gallery: Field-Tested AR-15 Components

Here's a closer look at a variety of top-notch components and upgrades that are excellent options for improving home built AR-15 pistols, carbines and rifles.

NRA Gun Gear of the Week: Dead Air Silencer Ghost-M Handgun Suppressor

Whether you want a long can for maximum noise attenuation, or a shorter, handier “K” can, that still gets the job done, the Ghost-M is worth a look.

Build Your Own AK-47: Introduction

B. Gil Horman teams up with Atlantic Firearms, MOD Outfitters and the Park City Gun Club to provide this step-by-step walkthrough of a custom AK-47 rifle built from scratch.

Build Your Own AK-47: Conclusion

B. Gil Horman teams up with Atlantic Firearms, MOD Outfitters and the Park City Gun Club to provide this step-by-step walkthrough of a custom AK-47 rifle built from scratch.

NEW! Dead Air Armament Ghost-M Suppressor

Two suppressors in one? Dead Air Armament has introduced the the .45 Ghost, a modular multi-caliber pistol/subgun suppressor that is rated up to .300 BLK sub-sonic.

Review: Dead Air Armament Mask HD Sound Suppressor

This high quality small caliber suppressor is rated for hot rounds like the .22 Magnum and FN 5.7x28 mm.

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