XS Sights took a break from their namesake to bring a new tool to assist shooters that like to work on their AR-15 and AR-308 pattern rifles and pistols. XS Sights’ new AR Armorer’s Block is designed to work with both upper and lower receivers, compared to their previous block that works with upper receivers only. The new AR Armorer’s Block can be placed in a vise for securing the receivers while working on them, XS Sights’ full press release can be read below.
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XS® Sights is pleased to introduce its newest armorers block for AR platforms. The XS AR Upper & Lower Receiver Armorers Block is designed to allow gunsmiths or do-it-yourself enthusiasts to hold an AR-15/M4, AR-10, SR-25 or DPMS GII receiver in a bench-mounted vise to assemble, modify or maintain almost every AR pattern modern sporting rifle available.
“Most armorers blocks will only fit one specific style AR rifle,” said Addison Monroe, Marketing Manager for XS Sights. “Our gen 2 block provides versatility, allowing the user to work on upper and lower receivers of almost any AR pattern rifle. It’s virtually a one-size-fits-all solution.”
Made in the USA from 6061 T6 aluminum, the versatile, durable, and reliable XS Armorers Block comes with pins to lock in the receiver and fitment screw for the AR 15 lower. To allow bracing into the mag well of AR10 lowers, XS offers a 3D printed adaptor plate for purchase. For those who prefer to print their own, access to prints for the adaptor plate are available free of charge at xssights.com. The Armors Block works with a DPMS patterned 308, DPMS GII, Armalite Rifle, and standard AR 15/10 pattern rifles.
The new AR Armorer’s Block from XS Sights is listed at $83, while the AR10 adaptor plate is available for $5 on their website. For ordering, you can click HERE to view the Armorer’s Block page, or HERE for the adaptor plate. You can check out the rest of XS’s lineup of products at their main page, XSSights.com, you can also follow them on Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube.
What do you think about the new Armorer’s Block from XS Sights? Will you be adding one to your tool kit?