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10 Most Popular G&A Articles of 2015

Well, it's been another whirlwind year here at Guns & Ammo. We've covered quite a few topics since January, and you, our readers, have responded in droves. Of course, some topics have proven themselves more popular than others. So, without further ado, here are the 10 most popular articles on our website this year.

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10. 10 Must-Have Handguns You Should Never Sell

Of course, in a perfect world, you could keep every gun you ever bought. But, sometimes, we have to let go of some of the firearms we've collected, whether it's for more space or more money. In this piece, Patrick Sweeney takes a look at his collection and picks out the 10 handguns he'll never let go of.


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9. 20 AK-47 Variants You Want to Own

The AK-47 is, without a doubt, the most popular rifle on the planet. It can be found in all corners of the world and in all kinds of shapes and configurations. But how are you supposed to know which one you should own? Take a look at these 20 variants as our AK expert picks out the rifles you'll want to own.

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8. Best States for Gun Owners 2015


Once again, we've compiled the definitive list of the best states for gun owners in 2015. Much has changed since our last ranking in 2014, and you'll want to know where your state falls on this important list. Or maybe you want to know where to move in order to full enjoy your Second Amendment rights. All of your answers are right here.

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7. 8 Best 9mms For Personal Defense


The world of compact 9mm pistols for concealed carry has exploded in recent years, giving consumers endless choices for their preferred 9mm defense gun. There are many models to choose from, though, and a new concealed carry licensee might be a bit overwhelmed with the options. Take a look at our choices for the best 9mm personal defense pistols on the market.

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6. 8 Quality Carry Guns for Under $400

When choosing a carry gun, quality means everything. It's imperative to have a concealed carry pistol that you can count on in a fight. But the sky's the limit when it comes to prices on personal defense pistols in today's world. In this piece, we bring the price ceiling down to $400 and round up high-quality carry guns that won't break the bank.

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5. 10 Quality Rifles For Under $500

Everyone wants the best rifle for the money. But weighing out the options and judging quality while keeping track of prices can be a part-time job for a gun buyer. Here, we answer a simple question: Given a budget of $500, what are the best rifles you can buy? The answers are all right here.

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4. Best Ways to Trick Out Your AR-15

The AR-15 is the most customizable gun in America, as well as the most popular. There's nothing wrong with factory rifles, but isn't it nice to make something your own? Take a look at our round-up of the best upgrades and accessories on the market for tricking out your AR.

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3. The Best AR-15 Optics at Every Price Point

As with AR-15s, the price of AR optics can be anywhere from a few bucks to thousands upon thousands of dollars. Each price point has different pros and cons, and you can decide for yourself on how much you should spend for a good piece of glass to mount on your AR. Take a look and see what's out there.

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2. 11 Great New Handguns for 2015

The year 2015 was an exciting one for new firearms. Great pistols, like the Kimber Desert Warrior TFS pictured above, included all kinds of new features and finishes, and we rounded up 11 of the best new releases for you to take a look at. Check out these great new handguns and see which one you'll want in your collection.

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Rimfire guns are some of the best firearms on the market. They're great for many uses, from training new shooters to plinking to hunting, and they're usually pretty inexpensive. In this article, we've rounded up some of the greatest rimfire options on the market today, so you can find the one that fits you the best.

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