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SmythBuster: You Don't Need a Handgun Light
In this episode of SmythBusters, Stephen and Caleb, tackle the debate on whether a handgun really needs a light attachment.
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Smyth Busters: Ex-Special Forces Members as Firearm Trainers
"He's a retired Navy SEAL / Delta Force / Green Beret, so he's gotta be a great firearms instructor." That's a line of thinking some folks use when deciding on whose training class to take.
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SmythBusters: Synthetic Stocks are Better Than Wood
In the world of firearms, the debate between using synthetic stocks and wood stocks is a touchy subject, filled with varying opinions and preferences.
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Smyth Busters: Is Birdshot Ammo Good for Home Defense?
Is Birdshot Ammo Good for Home Defense?
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Smyth Busters: Is It OK to Modify Your Carry Gun?
Steve and Caleb take on a persistent line of thinking that's gone around for years: You shouldn't modify your daily carry gun.
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Smyth Busters: More Magnification is Better
Our intrepid debunkers of false assumptions and firearm misinformation, Brownells Gun Techs Caleb Savant and Steve Ostrem, tackle an old adage about firearm optics: More magnification is always better. But is it really?
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Smyth Busters: Cleaning Will Wear Out a Barrel?
"Cleaning a barrel will shorten its life." That's the "fact-or-myth" scenario a viewer submitted to our Smyth Busters, Brownells Gun Techs™ Caleb and Steve. Is it true?
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SmythBusters: Upgrading Your Firearm Increases the Value
Caleb and Steve tackle a vital question: Does upgrading your AR-15 (or any firearm) increase its value?
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Smyth Busters: Are Cheap AR-15s as Good as Expensive Ones?
Do you always get what you pay for? Or can a budget AR-15 deliver the goods just as well as a high-dollar rifle? Let's find out.
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Smyth Busters: AR-15 Bolt / Carrier Lubrication
Brownells Gun Techs Steve Ostrem and Caleb Savant are back to help us separate fact from fiction. Or should we say "friction"™ Today's topic is the PROPER way to lubricate an AR-15 bolt / carrier assembly.