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First Gear | MSR/AR Handguard, See-Through Mags & Short/Light Update

A snappy handguard, Glock magazine options, and a Light/Short build update.

First Gear | Short/Light Build—It’s A Rifle

All the goodies are at least assembled—the upper meets the lower, and a rifle is born.

First Gear | Our Short/Light Build Gets SHOT

In retrospect, it may be surprising more things aren’t changing in light of the SHOT Show.

First Gear | The Short/Light MSR Build Continues

We’re getting closer to a shootable short/light MSR with a pivot and takedown pin upgrade.

First Gear | Optics Up For The Short/Light MSR Build

Optics and mounts are next for our MSR short/light build.

First Gear | Short/Light MSR Build Continues

Our MSR short/light build continues with the arguable “heart” of rifle’s accuracy—the barrel.

First Gear | MSR Build Continues, With Christmas Goodies To Boot!

We’re back to our ongoing MSR short/light build, but some components will make fine gifts too!

First Gear | De-Grinching, First Gear Fashion

Gift ideas are almost as much fun as actually spending other folks’ money. Almost.

First Gear | The Maneuverable AR, Continued

We continue our post-election celebration—building a lightweight, small-footprint MSR.

First Gear | Project: A Maneuverable AR

Our election celebration is a project: Lightweight, small footprint MSR, here we come …



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