The Wound Channel delves into a field test to see if you gain more velocity with ammunition that is warmer over ammo that is several degrees cooler.
With interest sparked in an anecdote from a Canadian sniper in Afghanistan who attributed cartridges warmed in the sun as producing higher velocities, TWC warmed some until they were hot to the touch and cooled others in an AC vent then broke out the chronograph.
The budget-friendly line of American-made Leupold VX-Freedom riflescopes found a welcome audience last year, but 2020 sees even more interesting additions to the family, with our hands-down favorite being the illuminated-reticle FireDot line.
It should come as no surprise the Ruger name is synonymous with value, and its’ AR-556 looks to fit this mold as an entry-level AR-15 with a reasonable MSRP. So how does the no-frills Ruger AR-556 perform when put to the test? Read on to find out.