Category: AR-15

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Wilson Combat ARP

Wilson Combat announced a new AR-style pistol called the ARP Tactical Pistol. ARP stands for AR Pistol. The new gun comes with a Shockwave Blade attached to the buffer tube. The Shockwave Blade is a forearm assistance device that is supposed to help with one-handed [Read More…]

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TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 2 of 3)

(This is Part 2 of the TFB Rifle Weight Omnibus. You can read Part 1 here.) In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine [Read More…]

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Identilock Smart Gun Technology

Smart guns are at the front of the gun industry’s mind right now. This is due in large part to Obama’s recent order that the Department of Defense, Justice Department, and Department of Homeland Security must come up with a viable plan to speed along the [Read More…]

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TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 1 of 3)

In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine guns, and numerous magazines, bolts, bolt carriers, and other miscellaneous [Read More…]

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Smart Guns: Are They Practical?

Discussions about smart guns have been underway for some time now and has, in recent years, been actively pursued by a handful of tech companies. In fact, Jonathon Mossberg who is indeed part of the almost 100-year-old O.F. Mossberg and Sons company, started his own [Read More…]

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10% Off At Faxon

Faxon Firearms, the makers of the ARAK, will be having a sale until January 8th. They have a 10% off coupon good for anything on their website, excpet for ARAK-31 and 14.5″ pencil barrels.  The code is in the photo but in case you missed it, here it is: [Read More…]

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Review: Bushmaster XM15 QRC-OR

Bushmaster XM15 ORC I don’t remember exactly when I formed the belief that Bushmaster was not a high quality platform. I remember as far back as 1999 not having a high opinion. Certainly at that time I really had NO basis for comparison, and had not had more than a [Read More…]

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BREAKING: IWI Recalls Galil ACE Pistols Due To Full Auto Receivers

IWI USA has issued a recall for their newly released Galil ACE pistols due to the presence of a pin hole for a full auto sear. AKs with this pin hole have long been considered by the ATF to be machine guns, making this a major mistake on the part of IWI that runs afoul [Read More…]

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BREAKING: Stag Arms’ Federal Firearms License Revoked!

Connecticut gun manufacturer Stag plead guilty today to violating federal law, including the loss of 200 firearms from its record books, and the possession of 62 machine guns or receivers for machine guns not registered to the company. In the plea agreement that to the [Read More…]

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