I don’t know where this photo originates from. [ Many thanks to Sven (Defence and Freedom) for emailing me the pic. ]
The top selling rifle in the USA.
Halix Innovations1 has developed a “chin stock” (for lack of a better phrase) called the NSN (No Shoulder Needed). It is designed for use with rifle-style pistols and regular pistols with carbine kits. Because it is not a shoulder stock, it can be used on a [Read More…]
T.Worx emailed me an update on their Powered Picatinny Rail project … Carl J. Wallace, CEO, told me … We are the only sole source firm currently funded by the US government. We are entering Phase II of the Commercialization Pilot Program for final hardening [Read More…]
Strike Industries asked me if I would be willing to post this sketch of a AR-15 trigger guard concept and ask the TFB audience what they thought of the idea. Sound off in the comments. I am happy to post product concepts on the blog for any gun company, as long as the [Read More…]
An Arfcomer has been testing a variety of AR-15 magazines with all the noxious chemicals he could find. With the exception of a GI magazine (green follower), they all held up well. Only the drop tests seemed to do any damage. [ Many thanks to jdun1911 for emailing me [Read More…]
DoubleTapper has created a video review of the FAB Defense GL-MAG stock for AR-15 rifles. The stock incorporates a magazine carrier. A 10 round AR-15 magazine sits almost flush with the bottom of the stock. It is being marketed as a survival stock. It retails for around [Read More…]
A few weeks ago, Crimson Trace organized and sponsored the first ever night time 3-gun shoot. Featuring headlamps, night vision and IR goggles, and fully automatic weapons, it was a phenomenal experience. Some of the world’s best shooters were there, including Katie [Read More…]
Damage Industries ECS (Enhanced Combat System) stock and forend is now available in pink. I can’t help but thinking there is large unfulfilled market for red and blue furniture.
Chris Costa has partnered with LaRue Tactical to produce the LaRue Chris Costa Edition OBR Rifle. The rifle is engraved with Chris’ COSTA LUDUS trident/net logo and is finished with KG Gun Kote’s Flat Dark Earth. Other than the price, $2750 (about $500 more [Read More…]
Strike Industries latest accessory is the Cobra Fore Grip. The design allows it can be held in a number of different ways. The MSRP is $25.
I really like the curvy look of the new Damage Industries ECS AR-15 Stock. It comes in six colors. Damage is selling A2 grips and rail panels in all six colors (individually or in a pack). The complete furniture pack is selling for $136.
American Tactical Imports are now selling a polymer AR-15 lower receiver called the Omni Lower. It has a MSRP of just $50 stripped, and $130 complete (including M4-style stock). ATI says … The Omni is a multi-caliber AR15 lower made of reinforced polymer. It is [Read More…]
Retronaut has published a scan of the Army M16A1 Maintenance Comic from 1968. It is a wonder they found time to fight the Vietnam war between all that cleaning. I wonder how many of the M16A1 problems were caused by over cleaning and how many bores were ruined by [Read More…]
Wilson Combat is now selling AR-15 upper receivers chambered in the .458 SOCOM. If you have an elephant problem, this is the gun for you. The uppers start at $1,295.
[ Written by Nathan B ] When I first saw the announcement of the MagPod, the thought that ran through my head was, “Oh great, another gimmick product for the AR that won’t really provide much benefit.” Recently, I got the chance to put that thought under fire, so [Read More…]
The owner of an Army surplus store, United States Army Reserve Warrant Officer and commanders adviser on maintenance issues, wrote about his experiments testing how well Magpul PMAGs hold up against some of the chemicals that soldiers sometimes carry. I look forward to [Read More…]
Jason Jackson has received a patent (#8,176,837) for a AR-15 gas system that can be switched from piston-mode to direct impingement-mode by the operator. The piston itself is the gas tube. By adjusting the system, the piston can be locked in place and opened up to allow [Read More…]
For those of you who are not familiar with it, the Bullet Button is a magazine release that cannot be operated with a finger, it requires a “tool” to release the magazine. A 5.56mm bullet is used as that tool. The reason for this is California law requiring [Read More…]
Last year I blogged a photo of the prototype of the Strike Industries Sling Catch. They have begun selling it online. I plan on purchasing one. It looks like a comfortable way to carry a rifle when wearing a pack (or body armor). I think they should also target the [Read More…]