Ares Armor NiB Bolt Carrier Group (MKI MOD0)

NiB-bcg-72dpi-650x433-RGB-003

Ares Armor recently settled a slight dispute with another company and this company has agreed to pay damages. Why is this important? Ares has decided to use the settlement funding to pass on some savings and sell a BCG below cost.

They are offering their Nickel Boron (NiB) Bolt Carrier Group (MKI MOD0) for $79. Not a bad price… They are limiting it to one per customer (while supplies last, of course). When I wrote this there were right around 1985 units available.

You can find it at http://aresarmor.com/store/Item/nickel_boron_bolt_carrier_group



Tom is a former Navy Corpsman that spent some time bumbling around the deserts of Iraq with a Marine Recon unit, kicking in tent flaps and harassing sheep. Prior to that he was a paramedic somewhere in DFW, also doing some Executive Protection work between shifts. Now that those exciting days are behind him, he has embraced his inner “Warrior Hippie” and assaults 14er in his sandals and beard, or engages in rucking adventure challenges while consuming craft beer. To fund these adventures, he writes medical software and builds websites and mobile apps. His latest venture is as one of the founders of IronSights.com; a search engine for all things gun related. He hopes that his posts will help you find solid gear that will survive whatever you can throw at it–he is known (in certain circles) for his curse…ahem, ability…to find the breaking point of anything.


Advertisement

  • gb7

    thanks for the heads up, Tom.

  • Beeblebrox

    AIM Surplus sold a bunch of these a couple of weeks ago for $79. There were some QC problems with those: some rough machining, some bad machining, and patchy coating. I ended up having to return mine and not just for cosmetic issues. The word was that the contractor that made them did not make them up to snuff and sold them without Ares’ consent. I wonder if these are from the same batch?

    • Beeblebrox

      I just wanted to add that AIM made things right, and there does not appear to be any shenanigans on their or Ares’ part. Still love AIM and would still buy Ares products!

    • Paranoid Android

      Thanks for the heads up Zap, always good to know about potential complications.

    • Grindstone50k

      Those are the ones I have bookmarked for my AR builds. Glad to see AIM customer service is good.

    • gb7

      construction and finish appears to be good quality.

  • Paranoid Android

    1391 when I put in my order at 12:50pm (10/10/14)

  • Grindstone50k

    Goddamit, all the good stuff happens after I’ve already bought another gun.

  • pshinn

    just picked one up. I was a bit floored to see a 14 day waiting period before items ship????

    2pm when ordered

    1283 remained

    • pshinn

      Considering I used cc points to get this FOC from my end… I am sure all will work out just fine!

    • gb7

      ordered Friday, got it in the mail Tuesday

  • Frank

    Nickle Boron Bolt Carrier Group!

    Nickle Boron Bolt Carrier Group!

    Nickle Boron Bolt Carrier Group!

    Nickle Boron Bolt Carrier Group!

    HI I’M AL HARRINGTON OF ARES ARMOR AND DUE TO A RECENT LAWSUIT I AM CURRENTLY OVERSTOCKED ON ARES ARMOR NIB BOLT CARRIER GROUPS AND I’M PASSING THE SAVINGS ON TO YOOOOOOU

  • Adam D

    I’m so disappointed you guys would ever do an article on Ares Armor! I saw your article on Ares and the reduced price bolt carriers but had never heard of them but from your link to them bought a carrier. They then double charged my cc. After a week and a half of multiple daily phone and email contacts they finally responded via email (never did call or answer phone) and shipped me a second carrier.
    Carriers arrived 1st one won’t fit in any upper I own 2nd is snug but has such sharp edges around the top you can easily cut yourself.
    Try to contact them again same deal no response…search the web nothing but people complaining about Ares ripping them off!!! Thanks for the recommendation I’m out $180!