The essential guide on all things related to one of the most popular firearms in existence. Specs, prices, sights, scopes, accessories, & details of the newest guns & optics. 200 color photos; 8x10.5 inches, 256 pgs.
A Comprehensive Reference to One of America's Favorite Rifles.
There's no denying the popularity and intense fascination with AR-15s among firearms enthusiasts today. Here, inside the most comprehensive source to date, is Doug Howlett's expert approach to everything from the intriguing history of the AR to breaking down the weapon piece by piece, choosing ammunition, and even building your own gun.
In this complete book of AR-style firearms, you can peruse the products of all manufacturers, learn about the evolution of the AR from its uses in the military in the 1960s to its adaptation for law enforcement and civilian uses, and gain essential knowledge on the parts and functions of the rifle. Also included are chapters on customizing and accessorizing ARs with special focus on small gun shops makers and their unique and successful products. Look into the future of the AR straight from top gun authorities!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Doug Howlett is an award-winning editor and writer who grew up hunting and shooting. He began his writing career as a newspaper reporter--first in his native Virginia and then in North Carolina--before combining his passions for writing and the outdoors at the National Rifle Association, where he worked as assistant editor of American Hunter magazine. He has served as editor-in-chief of Turkey Call magazine at the National Wild Turkey Federation, as well as deputy editor at Outdoor Life magazine in New York City. It was on a hunt he covered for Outdoor Life that he discovered the absolute thrill of hunting with modern tactical rifles. Howlett now lives in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with his wife and three kids, where he works as a freelance writer, editor, and digital media consultant. This is his first book.