Author: Doug Howlett
Category: Sports & Recreation
The most recent information and specs on the popular AR-15 rifle. There’s no denying the popularity and intense fascination with AR-15s among firearms enthusiasts today. Interest has grown rapidly over the past decade, spurred by the versatility of modern sporting rifles in addition to increased performance. Here, inside the most comprehensive source to date in a newly updated second edition, 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 a special focus on builders in small gun shops and their unique and successful products. Look into the future of the AR straight from top gun authorities! Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for hunters and firearms enthusiasts. We publish books about shotguns, rifles, handguns, target shooting, gun collecting, self-defense, archery, ammunition, knives, gunsmithing, gun repair, and wilderness survival. We publish books on deer hunting, big game hunting, small game hunting, wing shooting, turkey hunting, deer stands, duck blinds, bowhunting, wing shooting, hunting dogs, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.