While shooting all of the free ammunition at the Media Day event in Las Vegas this year, I came across the ArmaLite SPR Model 1 AR-15 and ArmaLite engineer Nathan Brinkmeyer. Nathan showed me the ins and outs of their AR-15 platform. Detachable Rails – One of the [Read More…]
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The Knight’s Armament Knight Hawk Limited Edition set includes a custom KAC SR-15 E3 Rifle, a custom .45 ACP Nighthawk 1911 and a custom Strider Knife. Only 100 sets will be sold. More information and photos at Guns, Holsters and Gear. To be honest, I am not a big fan [Read More…]
A bank has announced their intention to liquidate Sabre Defence … Sale by Secured Creditor , Cadence Bank, N.A., as Secured Party under Article 9 Uniform Commercial Code including: all accounts; inventory; general intangibles, equipment; documents; all Government [Read More…]
Wilson Combat has introduced a new free floating rail system called the T.R.I.M system. The TRIM been designed to be as compact as possible. It has a picatinny rail along the top, with screw holes along the sides and bottom to allow the attachment of short picatinny [Read More…]
Later this year DoubleStar will be introducing a .308/7.62mm NATO chambered AR-style rifle to the market. The below photos are of a prototype. The prototype is so new that it was not available to DobleStar’s SHOT Show staff when they were setting up the booth. It [Read More…]
Sun Devil Manufacturing has two new billet-CNC’ed lowers for 2011. The one is for DPMS-compatible (.308) rifles and the other for standard AR-15 rifles. They both feature integral trigger guards. I do not have pricing information.
Stag Arms have updated their Model 3 AR-15 rifle. The rifle features the Diamondhead V-RS (Versa-Rail System) which replaces the original thermomolded handguard. The MSRP is $895.
MWG is selling Bulgaria manufactured 40 round magazines for the AR-15. They are polymer reinforced with steel. They cost $25.95.
Earlier this month Ruger announced that they would be selling complete upper receivers for Ruger SR-556. The price difference between a full SR-556 rifle and the upper is just over $500. The Ruger SR-556 comes with an unexciting lower receiver with a standard M4-style [Read More…]
This time last year Bushmaster introduced the Bushmaster .308 ORC, an entry level AR-10-style rifle chambered in .308. This year they have expanded the .308 line and added the Bushmaster MOE.308 Mid-length (fitted with Magpul Original Equipment). Also added is the .308 [Read More…]
Last week I wrote about the upcoming ADCOR Defense BEAR. Shooting Illustrated has uploaded a very comprehensive video showing how the system works. One interesting feature is that the gas block is attached to the rail, rather than the barrel, and pulls in gas through a [Read More…]
I had the opportunity to try Surefire’s new 60 round and 100 round double stacked AR-15 magazines. The 100 is big and heavy (move over Saiga-12) but the 60 is not much longer than a standard 30 round magazine and the weight is not so bad. This is going to be a [Read More…]
This novel magazine design uses a series of magnets instead of a metal spring to apply upwards pressure to the magazine follower. A controversial topic in the gun world is whether or not the spring of a loaded magazine will become weaker over time if left loaded for [Read More…]
AXTS’s A-DAC is a nifty lower receiver for the AR-15. What differentiates it from standard mil-spec lower receivers is that the magazine release button, along with releasing the magazine, manipulates the bolt catch. Why would you want this feature? It makes [Read More…]
Vegas gun blogger “702″ has posted a review of the LAR Grizzly OPS-4 Upper Receiver with ambidextrous reciprocating side charging handles. I really like the look and can appreciate the utility of a left-side charging handle (I am right handed).
The Noreen Bad News is a semi-automatic rifle chambered in .338 Lapua Magnum. It is patterned after the AR-15 rifle and uses some AR parts such as the pistol grip, stock and trigger. Noreen is marketing the rifle as the ultimate patrol rifle: semi-automatic (faster than [Read More…]