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    Gear Review: A tale of three charging handles—is a HABU for you?

    This article was originally posted on Top to bottom–HABU, milspec, and ambi charging handles. (Photo: Team HB) Until recently, I was aware of two types of AR charging handles—mil-spec or a variant thereof, with the latch on the left side only, ambi, with latches on both sides, and now something completely different—the cuff-like HABU, […] More

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    Colt “M5” Enhanced Carbine Introduced at BIDEC

    This article was originally posted on Hartford gunmaker Colt’s Manufacturing has introduced a new carbine model at the 2017 Bahrain International Defence Exhibition & Conference (BIDEC). The weapon, called the M5 Enhanced Carbine, is an AR-15-style rifle fitted with Geissele Super Modular Rail handguards sporting low profile screw mounting points, an ambidextrous lower receiver, and a short-stroke […] More