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Gun Digest Shooter's Guide to the AR-15

By Richard A. Mann

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You’ll enjoy this AR-15 guide if:

  • You want tips for accuracy while using an AR-15
  • You’re looking for AR-15 ammunition advice
  • You’re interested in customization options for your AR

The Gun Digest Shooter’s Guide to the AR-15 by Richard A. Mann presents a comprehensive and user-friendly look at today’s most popular modern sporting rifle. Among a wide variety of topics, the firearms expert and noted author provides helpful ammunition and accuracy tips, an explanation of the AR platform, a wide range of AR-15 applications, and much more, enhanced by 250 black and white photos. Keep up with the increasing popularity of the versatile AR-15 with this indispensable shooter’s guide.

Mann begins his exploration of the AR-15 with a look at the popular rifle’s place in history, and discusses its popularity due to both politics and its versatility. Next, delve into the AR inside and out with an exploration of the differences between the AR-10 and the AR-15, pros and cons of gas impingement versus piston systems, and a discussion of AR cartridges and ballistics. If you’re looking to customize your AR, Mann provides no shortage of sight and accessory options, including open and optical sights, as well modifications that are most commonly made to an AR. Learn how to use your AR with helpful maintenance advice and techniques, shooting and zeroing basics, shooting positions, and training and practice drills. Finally, advance the use of your AR with information on building your own, gathering techniques for handloading, and much more.

In the Gun Digest Shooter’s Guide to the AR-15 you’ll find:

  • Competition, security and hunting—how the AR does it all
  • Ammunition & accuracy tips
  • Optics & sights, uppers & lowers, handguards & stocks

A word from the author:

“The beauty of the AR (America’s rifle) is that buying one, owning one, shooting one, or hunting with one doesn’t mean you have to give up on all your others.” —Richard A. Mann

About the author:

Richard A. Mann is one of today's most popular gun scribes, author articles for dozens of leading magazines. He is also the author of Gun Digest's Handgun Training for Personal Protection and served as editor for the most recent, 13th Edition of Cartridges of the World.

Contents:

Dedication
Foreword
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Section 1: The AR
Chapter 1: America’s Rifle
Chapter 2: The World’s Most Versatile Rifle
Section 2: The AR Inside and Out
Chapter 3: The AR-10 and the AR-15
Chapter 4: Gas Impingement vs. Gas Piston
Chapter 5: AR Cartridges and Ballistics
Section 3: AR Sights and Accessories
Chapter 6: Open Sights
Chapter 7: Optical Sights
Chapter 8: Common-Sense AR Accessories
Section 4: Weapon Craft
Chapter 9: Manual of Arms
Chapter 10: Maintenance
Chapter 11: Shooting the AR—Basics
Chapter 12: Zeroing the AR
Chapter 13: Shooting Positions
Chapter 14: Training and Practice Drills
Section 5: Extras
Chapter 15: ARs and New Shooters
Chapter 16: Build Your Own AR
Chapter 17: Handloading for the AR
Chapter 18: Legality
Chapter 19: Company Profiles

SKU GROUP-U7713-U7717
Author/Speaker/Editor Richard A. Mann
ISBN 13 9781440238475
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