Category: AR-15

The top selling rifle in the USA.

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Gemtech’s New Muzzle Brake Shroud

Muzzle brakes with concussion redirecting attachments seem to be all the rage these days. Remember the Ferfrans CQB Modular Muzzle Brake and the Kineti-Tech Muzzle Brake we posted a while back? Both of which included an attachment shroud to redirect muzzle blast, well [Read More…]

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Christensen Arms Rifle Components

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…]

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Strike Industries Cookie Cutter Comp

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…]

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MGI Survival Package

MG Industries (MGI) announced the introduction of the Survival Package.  The kit is based around the MARCK-15 Hydra rifle, which is an AR-style gun that uses interchangeable parts to quickly swap calibers. The base rifle in the kit comes in 9mm with a 16″ bull [Read More…]

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PWS Modern Musket DI AR-15

Primary Weapons Systems recently debuted their new line of direct impingement (DI) AR-15s they’re calling the Modern Musket. PWS is known for their long-stroke piston driven AR-15 rifles but have since entered the DI AR-15 market last month with the release of [Read More…]

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Problem with NiB coating

EmptorMaven posted up an interesting observation regarding Nickel Boron coated BCGs. He surmises that if fouling can adhere to the BCG then it is possible it can build up to the point of failure. Here is a comparison picture of a heavily used chromed BCG vs a NiB BCG.

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3D Printing an AR Lower Video

We’ve posted a lot about 3D printing here on TFB since it started to make waves in the news. From 3D printed AR lowers and bullpup prototypes to metal 1911s, but how does all this newfangled 3D printing actually work? Youtuber Barnacules Nerdgasm goes into detail [Read More…]