Category: AR-15

The top selling rifle in the USA.

AR-15 and AK Dust test

The Cav Arms guys did an extreme dust test on an AR-15. Turns out AR-15 cannot handle being buried in sand and then run over by a Jeep … who knew? Apart from the “Jeep test”, it did really well. They also tested an AK derivative, a 5.56mm SAR-3, which [Read More…]

.50 GI AR-15 Uppers

AR-15 owners will soon have another “point five-oh” option for their rifles: the .50 GI. Before now only 1911 and Glock conversion kits were available for the cartridge. The .50 GI was born out of the idea that if .40 was better than 9mm, and .45 was better [Read More…]

New Bison Armory 6.8 SPC barrels

Bison Armory, which is part owned by gun blogger SayUncle, have gotten in new 16″ 6.8 SPC barrels for the AR-15. The 16″ Recon profile barrel is manufactured by E.R. Shaw according to the Bison Armory specifications. It sells for $200.

DSA ZM4 A3 AR15 Upper Receiver

DS Arms are now selling half-assembled AR-15 receivers. Half assembled means no bolt, bolt carrier or charging handle. Forged 7075T6 A3 Flattop Upper Receiver Forged Front Sight Base with Bayonet Lug A2 Flash Hider 16 Inch 5.56mm NATO Nitride Treated Chrome Moly 1:9 [Read More…]

Hunting with the AR-10

Guy Sagi, the Editor in Chief of Shooting Illustrated, has written about his experience hunting antelope with an AR-10. It is great to see semi-automatic rifle hunting going mainstream.

Wilson Combat .22 AR-15 Upper

Wilson Combat have added a complete .22 Long Rifle AR-15 upper receiver to their AR-15 product line. It is in the M4 style with a quad rail, 16″ barrel, front flip up sight and a A2-style flash hider. The price will be $995. When they release more information I [Read More…]

Tactilite .50 BMG AR-15 Upper

Zel Custom Manufacturing recently purchased the Ultralite50 line of .50 BMG AR-15 Uppers. They have just released an improved version of the Ultralite50 called the Tactilite. As you can see above the Taclite is a single shot bolt action that sits atop an AR-15 lower. [Read More…]