Rainier Arms Blog

For firearms enthusiasts by firearms enthusiasts

  1. When I'm checking in on my Facebook groups, one of questions I see most often is "What is the best ____________ for my AR/pistol/shotgun?" Doesn't really matter what you fill in the blank with. It could be trigger, grip, rail, stock, whatever. Usually, that's all the information presented, and not a single specification more. When you're sitting on a retailer's site, especially one with a lot of options, picking out gear can seem pretty daunting. There's a wide range of pricing, quality, and designs. Let me see if I can recommend a few questions to ask yourself that will make choosing gear easier. They might also cut down on the snarky responses you get from the forums. Let me try to help you with buying gear with these 5 questions.

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  2. If you want to bypass the set-up fluff in this article and go straight to the “Lessons Learned” portion, look for this headline and start there: Let me now just break down my general thoughts about Off Body Carry and what I experienced and felt during one year.

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  3. The 6-Step Process of Attacks Why do they attack? There are many, many, reasons why a predator seeks out victims and attacks them, and there are a zillion ways and methods they use to go about executing their plots and plans. This article is very short and not designed to be a comprehensive and detailed breakdown of the psychology of predators.

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  4. Everyone keeps saying, “This has got to stop.” But, we all know that it isn’t going to stop. In fact it’s going to keep getting worse and worse until some fundamental things radically change.

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  5. I'd like to take a minute to talk about an issue. It's an issue that is slowly picking up steam, but still hasn't reached as far as it needs to. That issue is medical knowledge and equipment.

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  6. Product in this review:Geissele Maritime Bolt Catch - AR15 I've never been a huge fan of the stock AR-15 bolt catch. Let's be honest - the thing is tiny. Don't get me wrong, the bolt catch performs its job, but there's plenty of room for improvement.

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  7. Carrying a concealed weapon is one of the best ways to protect yourself from those who might wish you harm. Anyone could be carrying a concealed weapon and you wouldn't even know it unless a situation arose in which the weapon became necessary. Of course, owning and carrying a concealed weapon comes with a long list of responsibilities. Here are a few tips to help stay on top of those responsibilities.

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  8. "Aftermarket Triggers for the CZ Scorpion EVO 3 listed from Left to Right: CZ stock, HBI Delta in black and red, HBI Theta Forward in black and red, Shooter's Element, and Nelson Precision Stinger."

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  9. We took the Polymer 80 Compact Frame and built a “NAG-19” (Not A Glock) in of course, 9mm. See the results in this detailed review.

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