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FAQ: 5.56 NATO vs .223 Wylde, What's The Difference?

Posted by Faxon Firearms Staff on May 8th 2023

FAQ: 5.56 NATO vs .223 Wylde, What's The Difference?

The 5.56 NATO has been a venerated defensive and tactical cartridge for decades alongside its “civilian” counterpart .223 Remington which has been respected as a small-medium game hunting cartridge an …

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Best Barrel Length for 9mm PCC

Posted by refactortactical.com on Mar 9th 2023

Best Barrel Length for 9mm PCC

Originally posted here.Pistol Caliber Carbines, or PCCs, are firearms that are chambered in a pistol caliber, typically 9mm.They are popular among gun enthusiasts and shooters because they offer …

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Accurizing An AR15

Posted by refactortactical.com on Feb 24th 2023

Accurizing An AR15

Originally posted here.While an AR-15 may seem like a relatively uncomplicated machine with only about 200 parts that can be assembled with a hammer, pin punch, and basic knowledge, achieving ext …

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5R Rifling vs. Traditional Rifling: Which is Better?

Posted by refactortactical.com on Feb 21st 2023

5R Rifling vs. Traditional Rifling: Which is Better?

Originally posted here.Rifling is the process of incorporating spiral grooves into the interior of a firearm’s barrel in order to increase accuracy by imparting spin to the bullet as it exits the …

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