Category: AR-15

The top selling rifle in the USA.

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Gun Buying Frenzy Photos

The gun buying frenzy is in full swing. Gun stores all over the country are reporting record sales. Stephen emailed us these before and after photos from the store he works at. This week his store has been selling 1,000 each day. Another reader emailed us photos of his [Read More…]

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LaRue Tactical RAT Stock

LaRue has developed a nifty looking AR-15 stock called the RAT Stock. It has a trigger mechanism, rather than a lever, to adjust the length of pull. With simplicity in mind, the new LaRue RAT™ Stock was designed to be the ideal complement to the LaRue Tactical AR15 [Read More…]

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Loki Weapons Systems Is No More

Up-and-comer AR-15 maker Loki Weapons Systems appears to have ceased operating. Two days ago a reader tipped us off on rumors that they were no longer in business. We have been trying to contact them over the past couple of days without any success. Late last year they [Read More…]

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An Idea From A Reader

Annika, a reader of TFB, emailed me an idea for an AR-15 upper receiver and asked me if I could post it on the blog to see what y’all thought of it … I’ve got a pretty straightforward idea that I’m hoping for some feedback on. If you felt like [Read More…]

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3D Printer AR Rifle Fail

The Defense Distributed project tested a AR-15 lower they printed with a upper receiver chambered for 5.7x28mm FN. The 5.7mm cartridge generates a lot less recoil than a full power 5.56mm / .223 round. Surprisingly the buffer tube threading held up, but the off axis [Read More…]

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The SteyAR

A reader email us this photo that is supposedly of a prototype Steyr AR-15 called the SteyAR. Personally I think it looks like a photoshop, but is a nifty design nonetheless.