The Firearm Blog got one of the first looks at the Magpul Handstop Kit and new XTM panels. This kit consists of the handstop component, an enhanced XTM panel (which now features a textured finish), an optional finger nub component, and a short XTM panel with the same [Read More…]
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I’ve been following the development of a new single point sling attachment for AR platforms and the MAD Hook Up from Mission Adapted Design is one of the best single point sling designs I’ve ever seen. Its designed and built in Portland, Oregon by [Read More…]
[ This review was written by acclaimed Science Fiction author Michael Z. Williamson. Photos by NGA. ] The X7 is billed as extremely accurate, durable and low maintenance. To test this, the first thing I did was degrease it with brake cleaner. Upon examining this rifle, [Read More…]
In September I blogged that Cav Arms were selling their IP and equipment. AR-15 reports that they have found a buyer. Hopefully CAV-15 lowers will go on sale again.
[ This guest post was written by Timothy Yan ] Unrevealed at SHOT Show 2011, the new drop-in rail hand guard adds to Midwest Industries’ (MI) already extensive AR-15 product lineup. It’s a major upgrade from the previous generation of drop-in MI rail hand guard. Not [Read More…]
*[ This guest post was written by Timothy Yan ]* Falcon Industries’ ERGO Z Float Rail series has a unique 2-piece design that it can be installed without taking the barrel off. This handguard is great for those AR owners that don’t own any gunsmith tool and those [Read More…]
[ This guest post was written by John Dink and Dr. Jim Clary ] F-Class is an outgrowth of Palma shooting which requires the shooter to use micrometer aperture (iron) sights firing a 7.62 NATO cartridge (.308 Win) at ranges from 600 to 1,000 yards. The goal of F-Class [Read More…]
From a financial point of view, Magpul has had an exceptional year. They got a $13 million dollar injection of cash from TCAP. Hardly a week goes by without a gun company announcing that they are introducing a new AR-15 model that comes from the factory with Magpul [Read More…]
Longziz purchased his first AR-15 when he was studying in the USA and it inspired him to design his own rifle. A few years later, now studying in Germany, he has unveiled his patent-pending design which he named the Longziz #1. The rifle is fully ambidextrous. It uses [Read More…]
DSA Arms is now offering a .300 AAC BLK upper receiver for the AR-15. The uppers do not include a charging handle, bolt or bolt carrier. The price is $335 for the stainless barreled model or $320 for the carbon steel barrel model.
The new Del-Ton DTI TRX16 packs a lot of features into a package with an MSRP of $1250. 7075 T6 Aluminum hard coat, anodized MIL-SPEC upper and lower receivers Troy Battle Ax buttstock of reinforced fiber and Troy 13” Extreme Hand Guard 1X9 twist chrome-moly vanadium [Read More…]
Not yet having become a parent I am frequently amused by how competitive parents can be. If you put a few parents of toddlers in a room together the conversation inevitably turns to a discussion about which of the genius offspring walked first, talked first, ate carrots [Read More…]
An industry insider has confirmed that next year SIG will begin manufacturing SIG516 rifles chambered in .300 AAC BLK. These rifles will probably be introduced at SHOT Show. The more rifles running this cartridge the better
Eyewall Industries have developed simple but useful device they called the STOKBLOK. What is does is prevent an M4-style adjustable stock from extending further than a desired distance and so preventing accidentally extending is to far when under stress. It seems like a [Read More…]
Earlier this year a company called G.Skill introduced AR-15 inspired PC RAM. Gigabyte has now introduced a motherboard inspired by the Stoner’s iconic rifle. All I want to know is if those picatinny rails are mil-spec. [ Many thanks to Mirza for emailing me the [Read More…]
Adcor Defense is now manufacturing a version of their Brown Enhanced Automatic Rifle (B.E.A.R) rifle that uses standard AR-15 direct gas impingement instead of a piston. The B.E.A.R GI is available with the same forward ambidextrous non-reciprocating charging handle as [Read More…]
Former Force Recon Marine and Magpul/Magpul Dynamics CEO turned consultant Travis Haley shares his thoughts on using airsoft to supplement conventional training at the range. It is well worth watching. I have used airsoft in the past for training purposes and also [Read More…]
Smith & Wesson have launched their first .300 AAC BLK rifle and complete upper receiver assembly. The M&P15 300 Whisper is listed as compatible with the .300 Whisper and .300 AAC Blackout cartridges (The .300 AAC BLK is the new SAAMI, trademark-free, version of [Read More…]