Shell catchers for ARs are more common in competitive shooting circles than they are amongst sportsmen. The vast majority of sportsmen don’t use autoloading rifles, and half of them are wingshooters slinging scatterguns, anyway. All the same, there are some hunters who choose to roam afield with an AR in …Read More »
Are There Better Bullet Shell Catchers That Don’t Have Mesh Bags?
Some collections of the best AR 15 attachments include picks like bullet shell catchers, which are typically made from a rigid wire frame that attaches to a portion of the rifle’s Picatinny rail handguard and catches spent brass. These AR-15 brass catchers typically hold a mesh bag (often made of …Read More »
A Brass Catcher for Squirrel Hunters? It’s a Better Idea Than You Think
The debate between squirrel hunters regarding the fitness of scatterguns and .22 rifles for chasing bushy tails has raged for generations and is not likely to be settled anytime soon. Some insist that only a shotgun is suitable for chasing chicken off the tree whereas others wouldn’t even dream of …Read More »
5 Better-than-Good Reasons to Pick up an AR 15 Shell Catcher
The function of an AR 15 shell catcher is simple. Made of some material (commonly heat resistant mesh which a wire frame holds rigid) a brass trap or catcher also typically mounts to a section of Pic rail along your MSR’s handguard and captures spent cases, preventing them from flying …Read More »