Eugene Stoner probably couldn’t have anticipated the fanfare his invention would garner. Over the years, the RECOIL magazine staff has had a chance to go hands on with some of the best versions of the enduring AR rifle.
Now we’re bringing that information to you. We’ve collected some of the best builds, reviews, and recommendations you’re likely to find in one place. From the tried-and-true to the outrageous, check out our tribute to a rifle design that shows no signs of ever getting old.
For your viewing and learning pleasure, inside these pages you’ll find:
A few of the most attention-getting topics include chapters on unconventional uppers and lowers; the 1,000-yard AR-15; suppressed ARs; AR-15s in oddball calibers; budget blasters; retro AR-15 designs; and much, much more!
Whether you like to build or buy, you’ll find rifles you probably never knew existed before and walk away with a new appreciation for this rifle system. Immerse yourself in the wisdom RECOIL Magazine’s editors have spent years gathering and bringing to its readers, and you’ll understand why the AR is firmly rooted in American culture.