Category: AR-15

The top selling rifle in the USA.

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Funny

I don’t know where this photo originates from. [ Many thanks to Sven (Defence and Freedom) for emailing me the pic. ]

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Trigger Guard Concept

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…]

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3D Printed AR-15

The mainstream tech press are a buzz about a Arfcommer, HaveBlue, printing and successfully shooting an AR-15 with a 3D-printed lower receiver. He printed the lower using a slightly modified model from cncguns.com on a old Stratasys 3D printer. HaveBlue is currently [Read More…]

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M16A1 Maintenance Comic

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…]

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MagPod v2 Prototype Review

[ 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…]

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Dual Gas Piston / DGI Patent

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…]