POTD: Tornado Hunter 5.56

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

VDC Armory sent us a photo of their Tornado Hunter 5.56. It gets it name from the Tornado Grey finish. The specs are …

Custom Tornado Hunter 5.56
Enhanced PHNX 52 Lower and Gen 2 Upper by VDC Armory with Titanium Cerekote.
•Fortis HAMMER Charging Handle finished in Nickelene
•16″ SOCOM Barrel Chambered 5.56NATO 1/8T w/Target Crown & Witt Machine’s SS Muzzle Rise Eliminator (MRE) Muzzle Device
•14″ Custom Ridgeback Hand Guard with accessory rails included
•Mid-Length Gas System
•Bolt Carrier Group is a properly head spaced Black Nitrite Finished Slab Sided BCG.
•Modified Daniel Defense Furniture kit in a Tornado Grey

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Dan Dan on Aug 04, 2015

    So you name the gun after the color of the furniture made by another manufacturer? Hmm....ok then

  • Grindstone50k Grindstone50k on Aug 04, 2015

    As an Oklahoma resident, I need to know this weapon's effectiveness against tornadoes.