Kit Up! posted a video of an AR-15 test. A Std M4 style AR with traditional charging handle vs the new Adcor piston AR with a proprietary forward charging handle. Not surprisingly, the forward charging handle is faster. When Dave Cloyed shot the ADCOR, he mistakenly [Read More…]
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Aero Precision has released their long-awaited .308 receivers. The receivers are DPMS (Gen 1)-patterned. Both receivers are machined from forged 7075 t6 aluminum and then mil-spec anodized. The upper receiver is notably beefy and has a recessed cut-out for the bolt [Read More…]
Ares Armor is back in the news, but this time with their new Polymer 80 AR-15 Receiver Kits. If you don’t remember Ares Armor was raided by the ATF earlier this year. Their new kit includes almost everything you’ll need to complete one of their polymer AR-15 [Read More…]
Colt has announced the release and first order of the CK901 7.62×39 direct impingement AR-AK hybrid (not to be confused with the ARAK-21 from Faxon). The weapon systems has been ordered by the Yemeni Republican Guard as a replacement for their current AK-47 [Read More…]
Thanks to Quintin for letting us know about this one. The gun was made by a guy in Cambodia. He dressed up an AR-15 using AK components. The AK parts are just cosmetic.
Spike’s Tactical has released their latest version of their Dynacomp… the Dynacomp 2. The comp is about the length of a 5.56 round (about 2.3″). The principle changes from the original Dynacomp include a revised crown (which actually looks like a real [Read More…]
Christensen Arms announced the company is now selling individual rifle components including carbon fiber handguards, forged uppers and lowers, flash suppressors and carbon wrapped barrels. In addition to rifles and rifle components, Christensen Arms manufacturers some [Read More…]
I know there really is enough rounds for the AR platform that it will give you a headache just from trying to keep up. Now there is yet another round in R&D out there. Although the .375 Reaper is still in its infancy, there are various AR forums that are [Read More…]
Strike Industries recently debuted their new Cookie Cutter Comp that they’re claiming is the best muzzle brake on the market for AR pistols and Short Barrel Rifles (SBR). It may look cute, but Strike Industries says straight up that you shouldn’t expect this [Read More…]
Soldier Systems got a sneak peak at Unity Tactical’s newest product, a super low profile VFG. It is designed to mount to tubular and keymod handguards. It comes with all the mounting hardware. The one pictured is a pre-production sample so it may looks different [Read More…]
YouTube channel nsz85 breaks it down Barney-style on using hand-tools to dimple an AR-15 barrel for set-screw-style gas blocks. Conceivably, this same method could be used to dimple your entire barrel (given enough patience and bits). I will personally leave any [Read More…]
Sig’s ever popular commemorative engraving program is being enhanced with a some new levels and minimum orders. Now available will be four different levels of engraving called standard, silver, gold and platinum. The gold and platinum levels are only available [Read More…]
M-LOK is the new kid on the block in the rail interface market, but Geissele Defense and its sister company ALG Defense have been quick to embrace the new standard. Announced on ALG’s Facebook page on the 11th, the company is now offering their low-cost Ergonomic [Read More…]
Faxon Firearms who sold the ARAK-21 upper is now making complete rifles. The ARAK 21 XRS features quick change barrels available in both 5.56 and .300BLK. Check out the press release from Faxion Firearms below for more information. Cincinnati, OH (June 2014) – Faxon [Read More…]
It is just a short leap from opaque polymer receivers to clear ones. First to jump? Tennessee Arms, which published a video of their prototype receiver in action. We can glean from the footage that the receiver is actually translucent (not clear) does indeed work and [Read More…]
Coronado Arms announced the introduction of the CA-15 Competition Rifle and Competition Carbine. The guns have a .223 Wylde chamber, Geissele triggers and a variety of Magpul parts. The rifle uses an 18″ barrel with an 1:8″ twist. The carbine drops to [Read More…]
Soldier Systems Daily posted that SureFire has released a new muzzle brake. It is based off the SF SOCOM SFMB-556-1/2-28 but it removes the suppressor compatibility. This reduces the price to an affordable $59. Check them out at SureFire’s website.
We have an excellent contact at TSD Combat/Suarez group who really does a great job of sending us products to test and review. To me it really speaks well of a company when they are so eager and willing to show you that their products are well made, and the ease of [Read More…]
Adding to their extensive pistol buffer tube line, Phase 5 has released the Hex-2 Pistol Buffer Tube specifically for the Sig pistol brace. The Hex-2 builds off the aesthetic base that characterized the HexOne, opting for machined scallops instead of the round tube [Read More…]