Tag: Armalite

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Full Auto Controllability, Continued: How Do We Define Useful Fully Automatic Fire?

Previously, we talked about the word “controllability”, and what it means in relation to the recoil and ergonomic characteristics of a firearm. If you haven’t already read that article, I recommend you click the link here and do so first, as this post [Read More…]

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POTD: AR180 Noir

Photo by @jim_guns. More Armalite 180 love. This AR180 is using a NoDak SPUD lower with a Nikon fixed power P223 3×32 scope. The black background is eye catching due to the lighting. I was told it is a trashbag.

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AR180 Rifle: Crude Gun, Incredible Legacy


The Armalite AR18 and its civilian counterpart (the AR180) were marketed as affordable alternatives to more expensive designs of the period. While the rifle failed to take off or find a lucrative military contract, the gas system (or elements of it) has been used in many different designs. In this [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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Armalite AR-10 PRC308

Armalite introduced a new rifle at the NASGW Expo called the AR-10 PRC308. The new gun was designed with input from Surgeon Rifles and AWC Silencers. All three companies are owned by Strategic Armory Corps, and it is not unusual to see collaboration between companies [Read More…]

10A4BNMFMEDIUM350 An Armalite AR-180 made by Sterling is in most ways superior to current issue assault rifles that cost twice as much.
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Armalite M-15 Line

Guns and Holsters shares a little more detail about Armalite’s new M-15 line. We had mentioned Armalite’s new AR-10 pistol. As well as the Luth-AR stock partnership. Well according to Guns and Holsters, some of the new M-15s will be chambered in .223 Wylde. [Read More…]

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ArmaLite .308 Pistol

ArmaLite was showing a whole new line of pistols along with a complete make-over of the AR-10 and M-15 lines of rifles at the 2014 NASGW Expo last week. One of those new guns is a AR-style pistol chambered for the .308 Win cartridge. The pistol has a 13.5″ barrel [Read More…]

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Armalite M-15TBN 18” TACTICAL

New from Armalite is the M-15TB. This AR-15 is built for accuracy and is suitable for tactical (law enforcement, military) as well as competition and just having fun at the range. It features a free floating handguard, match grade 18″ barrel amd ArmaLite National [Read More…]

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Early Integrated Rifle Electronics

At their SHOT Show booth Knight’s Armament Company (KAC) had an early model Armalite AR-10 with a post-WWII night vision system on display. I do not know which night vision system this is or even if it was a production system. The scope looked similar to the M2 [Read More…]

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ArmaLite SPR Model 1 AR-15

While shooting all of the free ammunition at the Media Day event in Las Vegas this year, I came across the ArmaLite SPR Model 1 AR-15 and ArmaLite engineer Nathan Brinkmeyer. Nathan showed me the ins and outs of their AR-15 platform. Detachable Rails – One of the [Read More…]

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Armalite AR-10(T) Carbine

Armalite is once again selling the AR-10(T) Carbine. This .308-chambered gun has been designed to be light and compact for hog hunting. It features a short 16″ stainless steel barrel.