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Non-Restricted ACRs Coming To Canada

Calibremag.ca reports that a Bushmaster ACR-DMR is arriving to Canada and will be available as a non-restricted firearm. Canada requires its citizens to obtain a PAL (Possession and Acquisition License) to legally own firearms. It requires a mandatory two day safety [Read More…]

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Firearm Showcase: The Heckler & Koch G11 ACR, The US Army’s Lost Opportunity? – HIGH RES PICS!

In May of this year, I got the rare opportunity to travel to Heckler & Koch’s headquarters in Ashburn, VA, to take a look at some of the experimental and prototype firearms they have located there in their famous “Grey Room”. It wouldn’t be worth as much for [Read More…]

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Firearm Showcase: The Heckler & Koch G11K2, 1989 Caseless Hyperburst Wonder – HIGH RES PICS!

In May of this year, I got the rare opportunity to travel to Heckler & Koch’s headquarters in Ashburn, VA, to take a look at some of the experimental and prototype firearms they have located there in their famous “Grey Room”. It wouldn’t be worth as much for [Read More…]

The Bushmaster ACR (Suppressed)


The ACR was supposed to be released to thunderous applause, but instead was met with grumbling and disdain as a result of numerous factors. That said, the gun still shoots very well and in this video we show some of the rifle’s highlights. Thanks to our sponsors: Proxibid – Track Down [Read More…]

Bushmaster ACR Field Strip


The Bushmaster ACR was a rifle that the community expected to set the world on fire, and this it just sort of… fizzled. The pieces were there to make a great gun (with promises of unparalleled modularity) but sticker shock really hurt any potential sales that the platform may have [Read More…]

Flechette rounds, left to right: XM645 with glass polyester sabot, XM645 with compressed sabot, XM110 with GP sabot, 10gr SPIW flechette and sabot above, XM144 with GP sabot, 10gr SPIW flechette above, .330 Amron Aerojet triple flechette, 9.53x76mmR Winchester quadruple flechette, AAI 5.56x45mm ACR flechette, Steyr 5.56x45mm ACR plastic cased telescoped flechette.

Top 5 Guns We Wish Were More Popular


In a world full of AR15s and AK variants, few companies dare to be different. This list deals with a few offerings on the market that we wish would make more range appearances but tend to sit on the shelves or in distributor warehouses. Criteria for this list requires the guns to be listed by [Read More…]

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Top 5 AR15 Alternatives… That Failed


For decades now, companies have tried to release firearms to dethrone the mighty M16/AR15 rifle. While some attempts have been more successful than others (some enjoying even moderate success), all the ones on this list have fizzled out or seem to be losing most, if not all factory support. While [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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Remington RAHG Spotted in the wild

A keen eyed reader spotted the Remington Defense RAHG hadguard in a real life segment of a video promo for the upcoming Medal of Honor:War Fighter game. Are far as I know, Remington has no plans to make this handguard available to consumers. The full HoH:Warfighrer [Read More…]

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Photos of the new Remington ACR

I first wrote about the magnesium Remington ACR way back in March 2010, but only last month did I see a photo of it. Thomas emailed in photos he took of it at Milipol. It is, in my opinion, a beautiful gun. [ Many thanks to Thomas for emailing in the photos. Photos © [Read More…]

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New Remington ACR

At AUSA Remington Debuted a new version of the Remington ACR. This version is the model that the company plans on submitting to the Army Improved Carbine competition. It features a magnesium lower, with standard AR-15 grip and trigger guard, adjustable but non-foldable [Read More…]

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Bushmaster ACR KABOOM

Bad ammunition cracked a bolt and blew out a magazine of a Bushmaster ACR, showering the users hand with small pieces of copper. Otherwise the rifle was unharmed, which bodes well for the ACR design. The user does not know the origin of the ammunition. It belonged to [Read More…]

RECALL: Bushmaster ACR Recalled

The Bushmaster ACR has been recalled because it can go full-auto under some circumstances. If you own one, make sure you send it in to be fixed. Not only is it a safety hazard but a legal one. The BATFE are not fond of firearms firing more than one shot when the trigger [Read More…]

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Bushmaster ACR on sale to LEO

Law Enforcement Organizations are now able to purchase the Bushmaster ACR with barrel lengths from 10.5″ to 18″ and in either .223 Rem. or 6.8mm SPC. The press release did not say anything about a select fire model so I am unsure if a full-auto trigger [Read More…]

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Bushmaster ACR videos

Bushmaster has launched a YouTube channel for the ACR. The video embedded below shows how quick it is to convert a standard ACR to an enhanced ACR, which you may recall I recently blogged about. Magpul’s original design goal of making the rifle as modular as [Read More…]

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Bushmaster ACR

SayUncle made this video of the ACR at the NRA Show. Unc said about the trigger … Also, the ACR had an amazing out of the box trigger. I even asked if it was a special trigger and was told that was standard. Little creep and a nice clean break.