Category: AR-15

The top selling rifle in the USA.

Summary of LEAKED ATF White Paper & Analysis: NFA-Free Suppressors, Shouldered Braces, and Armor Piercing Ammo, Oh My!

In what appears to fly in the face of the Bureau’s prior attitudes towards enforcement of gun laws, a white paper by BATFE Associate  Deputy Director Ronald Turk was recently leaked which proposed loosening or modifying gun regulations in sixteen ways, to be [Read More…]

Update on FightLite MXR Full Auto/Pistol/Rifle, MCR | SHOT 2017

Melbourne, FL based Fight Lite Industries is the current company that was formally known as Ares Defense until it was renamed. Our own Pete M. published the press release showing the MXR’s introduction before SHOT, and we got a further in-depth look at the MXR [Read More…]

Robinson Armament Updates .308 XCR-M Rifle | SHOT 17

The redheaded stepchild of the SCAR contract was Robinson Arms’ XCR, an interesting design from a small company in Salt Lake City, UT. A rifle that is part AR-15, part FNC, and part noodle, the XCR represents an attractive looking and interesting might-have been, [Read More…]

Blackhawk! Suppressor Line | SHOT 2017

Blackhawk! is coming out with a suppressor line. Crazy world right? The company has tooled up, worked with sub-contractors and gotten together with Silencerco for some of the adaptors provided to bring a value suppressor line to the market. The MSRP prices listed are [Read More…]

Battle Arms Development .300 BLK, VERT Stock & Receiver | SHOT 2017

The staff at Battle Arms Development with their white lab coats were at it again this year, showing off AR15s you swear are works of art instead of rifles, save for the 5.56x45mm stampings on the receiver. Specifically new for 2017 was the companies .300 BLK rifle [Read More…]

Falkor Defense Dracos Composite Barrel System and Firearms | Shot 2017


If you noticed the green barrels in the FLIR video: we did too! We took Edward O and the camera crew over to the Falkor booth to learn about their new Dracos straight jacket barrel sleeve system. This barrel uses a composite sleeve as a heat sink to maintain accuracy even after thousands of high [Read More…]