It looked like Magpul’s XTM Hand Stop Kit and XTM Enhanced Panels may have been axed, but Magpul fans can now rejoice, they are finally shipping. They were originally announced and on display at SHOT Show in January and the company had planned to ship them in the [Read More…]
Category: Shooting Accessories
Range Systems has developed a range of passive thermal targets for training with night vision equipment. The targets reflect heat from the atmosphere and so do not need an external heat source. From the press release … Range Systems, a leading manufacturer of live [Read More…]
Better late than never, Magpul has finally produced pink accessories. The MOE Carbine Stock, MOE Grip and MOE Carbine Handguard are now available in pink.
Marine Times reports that the USMC ban on all non GI magazines is now official … Polymer rifle magazines, preferred by many combat troops for their durability, have been banned by the Marine Corps, according to a new administrative message published Monday. [Read More…]
Some Arfcommers have reported compatibility issues with the new Magpul PMAG Gen M3 magazine. The over travel stop on the M3 can prevent it being inserted into some AR-15 lowers with oversized trigger guards. POF, Noveske and Spike Tactical billet lowers have been [Read More…]
This video advertising Cabela’s Shooting Star Exploding Targets is awesome. Glitchy dubstep and slow motion explosions go together so well. Do yourself a favour and watch the video in 720p HD on Youtube itself. Cabela’s Star Exploding Targets are available [Read More…]
The Bearded Man is promoting his new 12-part DVD series, Operation Z, with an interesting trailer … The first DVD, Handguns, is on sale for $15. The next DVD in the series is Shotguns. [ Many thanks to Jay for the tip. ]
Magpul has announced they will be shipping next generation PMAG, the PMAG GEN M3, this fall. It looks like the magazine will replace both the previous generation PMAG and the EMAG (Export MAG). Like the EMAG it will function reliably in non-Colt spec firearms such as [Read More…]
In late fall Magpul will be adding two new colors to their lineup. The Stealth Grey color will be eventually rolled out to the entire product line, starting with the Magpul MOE range. The Pink color will be a limited release Pink will be a limited release, starting with [Read More…]
FN USA has begun selling a Tactical Box Magazine (TBM) Conversion Kit for the FN SPR rifle. The kit can be easily installed, no gunsmith required. The kit replaces the internal/hinged-floorplate magazine. “We are pleased to offer this new TBM Conversion Kit,” said [Read More…]
Mark Craighead, founder and owner of Crossbreed Holsters, passed away last week from a heart attack. RIP Mark.
The Israeli Defense Force has adopted the CAA Tactical MAG 17 to replace their aluminium magazines. The IDF press release (“cartridges” seem to be a mistranslation of magazine) says … After relying on aluminum magazines for many years, the Ground [Read More…]
An Arfcomer has been testing a variety of AR-15 magazines with all the noxious chemicals he could find. With the exception of a GI magazine (green follower), they all held up well. Only the drop tests seemed to do any damage. [ Many thanks to jdun1911 for emailing me [Read More…]
DoubleTapper has created a video review of the FAB Defense GL-MAG stock for AR-15 rifles. The stock incorporates a magazine carrier. A 10 round AR-15 magazine sits almost flush with the bottom of the stock. It is being marketed as a survival stock. It retails for around [Read More…]
Strike Industries’ Strike Plate is a body armor plate designed specifically for civilians. Because it has not been designed to be concealable it is legal everywhere in the USA. The plate meets the NIJ Level III-A/06 level of ballistic protection (pistol rounds up [Read More…]
I am very jealous. Max Popenker got some trigger time with the prototype select-fire carbine conversion of the new Arsenal Strike One pistol. The carbine features a quad rail with full length top rail, side folding stock and muzzle brake. The machine pistol can fire [Read More…]
I really like the curvy look of the new Damage Industries ECS AR-15 Stock. It comes in six colors. Damage is selling A2 grips and rail panels in all six colors (individually or in a pack). The complete furniture pack is selling for $136.
I have been ebook fanboy since I got my first Kindle. These days I refuse to buy or read paper books. Since getting an iPad the only paper magazines I read are gun magazines, and I have been hoping I will be able to move those subscriptions to iTunes. A new iTunes [Read More…]